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Podcast: Innovation Games Highlights from 2018

Ben Newsome

Back in August 2018 Sydney Olympic Park put on the Innovation Games as part of the Sydney Science Festival & National Science Week. Here's just some of the highlights!

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Episode: 75

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Podcast: The Power of Play with Liz Rossiter

Ben Newsome

Liz Rossiter from Mud Kitchen describes how Unplug & Play Pop Up STEM playgrounds are helping kids explore science & engineering through play.

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Episode: 74

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Podcast: Agricultural Science with Jenny Hughes

Ben Newsome

Discover just what the students can learn at the Primary Preview Day at the Sydney Royal Easter Show with education coordinator Jenny Hughes from the Royal Agricultural Society of NSW.

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Science experiments for preschoolers with water

Ben Newsome

Science experiments for preschoolers using water are easy to set up and certainly don't cost the earth. Time for some fun :)

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Fun summer science experiments!

Ben Newsome

Summer science experiments are always great fun for kids on holidays. The following science experiments have been tried & tested with kids who've been searching for ways to keep cool!

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Episode: 67

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Podcast: EarthEcho with Jaclyn Gerakios

Ben Newsome

Get inspired as we chat with Jaclyn Gerakios, Expeditions Manager for EarthEcho International which a global leader in marine science education for schools and beyond. We chat about the recent expedition held in Victoria as well as how EarthEcho International works with students across the globe to help create a...

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Reef Grief – September 27, 2018

Ben Newsome

Don't forget to send us your science questions and we will consult the experts on your behalf! We're talking about the Great Barrier Reef again! Now that pesky Crown of Thorns Starfish is being targeted by robots. Scientists have found a new coral reef off the east coast of the...

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Episode: 62

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Adventure Learning with the Bookend Trust

Ben Newsome

Ever wanted to go on an adventure? Well, Andrew Hughes from the Bookend Trust does this for a living and through Expedition Class he inspires student young and old to learn more about our environment & our heritage. From hiking the wilds of Tasmania to sea kayaking around Papua New...

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Dipnetting for the National Waterbug Blitz!

Ben Newsome

Contributing to the nation's knowledge It doesn't matter whether you are young or young at heart, you can help ecologist's understanding of the health of our waterways by participating in the National Waterbug Blitz! So, pop on your gumboots and wade on in :)

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Episode: 59

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DigitalEd & the NSW National Parks & Wildlife Service

Ben Newsome

Bringing students into the great outdoors offers them the opportunity to enjoy and discovery unique natural environments through meaningful, quality and fun educational experiences. Listen in to hear the latest updates from the NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service Education Team about how they inspire students and teachers to get...

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Episode: 55

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Youth Eco Summit

Ben Newsome

Very much a fixture of the school excursion calendar, the Youth Eco Summit is a major environmental education festival held in Sydney Olympic Park. In 2018, the summit will include student drama, film, music, debate, TED-style talks and global video exchanges. Find out more!

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Episode: 44

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Student fossil digs & more at Kronosaurus Korner

Ben Newsome

Museum Curator and Interpretive Manager Michelle Johnston drops by to chat about the growing educational opportunities being offered at Kronosaurus Korner, a working museum with nearly 1,150 unique fossil specimens from Richmond and the surrounding areas of northwestern Queensland. From public fossil digs to distance education, Michelle takes us through...

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Student STEM tours with Latitude Group Travel

Ben Newsome

Ever wanted to bring students to the where the science is actually happening? Jenny Murphy and the team at Latitude Group Travel do exactly that, creating extraordinary student STEM travel experiences to sites across Australia and around the globe. From taking students to high profile sites such as CERN &...

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Winter Olympics 2018 – The science of curling!

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The science of Olympic sports! Tomorrow marks the opening of the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea. Over the next several weeks Fizzics will bring you a series of blog posts about the science behind these exciting sports! First up: curling!

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