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Help Rebecca support PNG earthquake victims

April 13, 2018 4:38 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Every hour of every day there is someone around the world in need of a ShelterBox. ShelterBox provides emergency shelter and vital aid to people affected by chaos of disaster and conflict worldwide. In partnership with Rotary, aid is generally supplied as a ShelterBox or ShelterKit that contains essential items that assist in turning shelter… Read more

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Talking Science Over Dinner

February 28, 2018 1:24 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Our 2018 Year 12 Programs are now over but what is left are the memories of many inspirational talks given by some of Australia’s leading scientists.  There were so many presentations it is difficult to talk about them all but students heard about everything from dark energy and gravitational waves to waste transformation, algae farming,… Read more

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Showing the art in science

February 1, 2018 3:44 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Q.     What has eight legs and is made up of dots? A.     A stippled drawing of a spider! Most of us have looked through a microscope during a science class at school but have you ever looked at something under a microscope with the intention of drawing it? One of the… Read more

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Double the fun for science teachers in January 2018 – only a few places left!

December 6, 2017 11:55 am Published by

The NYSF is very excited to announce that two National Science Teachers Summer School (NSTSS) programs will run in January 2018. Our well-established program at The Australian National University (ANU) will continue, with places for 40 teachers next year. In addition, a second program will run at The University of Queensland (UQ), also with places for 40… Read more

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Dingley at the International Astronautical Congress (IAC)

December 5, 2017 3:30 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

From Monday 25th to Friday 29th September, Adelaide saw cosmonauts from Russia, science educators from America, space entrepreneurs from New Zealand, and a geeky kid from Perth come together to experience the 2017 International Astronautical Congress (IAC). It was truly one of the most inspiring events I’ve been to and the best thing I’ve seen… Read more

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What NYSF did in National Science Week

August 25, 2017 2:03 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

What will our Future Earth look like?  This was the topic of National Science Week this year –  a week designed to acknowledge and celebrate science in all of its aspects,  and to encourage younger people to become fascinated in the world we live in. In Canberra, the National Youth Science Forum (NYSF) and its… Read more

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