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National Space Camp 2018
by Mark Haughton - Friday, 2 March 2018, 9:15 AM

As an applicant to the South Australian Space School you are being offered a chance to apply for a unique opportunity to attend the National Space School Mission to Mars program in the April school holidays in 2018. Only 24 students will be selected for this program.

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 National Space Camp Program (2018)

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LEGO and Physics...
by Mark Haughton - Monday, 12 February 2018, 8:15 AM

Lego is great for kids, but it turns out it could do wonders for adult students too.

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Little Ripper Rescue drones 'next stage in the evolution of lifesaving technology'
by Mark Haughton - Monday, 22 January 2018, 3:11 PM

When two swimmers got into trouble at a beach on the state's Far North Coast, the last place they might have expected a rescue to come from was the sky.
In a world-first, the pair were helped by a drone, piloted by lifeguard supervisor Jai Sheridan, that spotted them and then dropped a flotation device to assist them back to shore.


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Defence Industry Information
by Mark Haughton - Wednesday, 6 December 2017, 12:07 PM


Implementing a continuous naval shipbuilding program commencing with 9 future frigates, 12 future submarines and 12 offshore patrol vessels, all built in Australia.


Investing in advanced training, modern equipment, as well as health care and ...

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2017 Science Excellence Awards
by Mark Haughton - Monday, 28 August 2017, 12:07 PM

Special congratulations to Mr Thierry Herman, Le Fevre High School  - Winner of the 2017 STEM Educator of the Year – School Teaching

View a video of Mr Thierry Herman here.

Since the introduction of the Science Excellence Awards in 2005, the Government of South Australia has recognised the ...

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2017 Southern STEM Expo
by Mark Haughton - Thursday, 17 August 2017, 8:32 AM

Well done to all students involved in the 2017 Southern STEM Expo.

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68th International Astronautical Congress Education Program
by Mark Haughton - Monday, 14 August 2017, 10:35 AM

Program and bookings now available - here

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2017 3D Printing Competition
by Mark Haughton - Wednesday, 2 August 2017, 10:37 AM


Online registration for the 3D printing competition close Friday on the 30th June.
The link to enter is http://theshow.com.au/show-entries/competition-details-entry-forms/technology/
You need to set up an account (or some schools may already have a school account) which is free and then go to add an entry section. 
Then pick 3D printing competition and then the Category your entry will go into.
Make sure your registrations are completed by 30 June 2017.

Entries are to be delivered to the Advanced Technology Pavillion between 9:00am and 3:00pm on Wednesday the 23rd August.

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Aboriginal Summer School for Excellence in Science and Technology (ASSETS)
by Mark Haughton - Tuesday, 13 June 2017, 7:46 AM

Aboriginal Summer School for Excellence in Science and Technology (ASSETS)

ASSETS is a 9 day summer school for year 10 students who are interested in science, technology, engineering or mathematics and who identify with their Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander culture and heritage.

For more information, see the attached flyer.

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SA Schools Space Mission
by Mark Haughton - Thursday, 1 June 2017, 8:27 AM

Here’s your chance to send an experiment into space!

In an Australian-first, the International Space Station (ISS) has started preparations to host three STEM experiments created by DECD school students. The experiments will hitch a ride with Neumann Space, a South Australian start-up who have ...

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