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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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2017 Maritime Engineering Trip to AMC in Launceston
by Mark Haughton - Friday, 12 May 2017, 9:44 AM
 

2017 Maritime Engineering Trip to AMC in Launceston

When - June 28th to June 30th

Who - 12 students (year 11 or 12) and 4 staff

The visit will give the selected students a 3 day of experience on the campus experiencing a range of Maritime activities in Engineering and Seafaring. ...

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NASA creates 4D printed metal fabrics
by Mark Haughton - Thursday, 20 April 2017, 2:54 PM
 

NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) has come up with metallic “space fabrics” for use in space.

Access the story here 

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Free "Women in STEM" Program
by Mark Haughton - Thursday, 13 April 2017, 1:12 PM
 

  ThThere is a new free ‘Women in STEM’ program from the Day of STEM platform (https://dayofstem.com.au/wis.html) which is explained as below in http://dayofstem.org/australia/women-in-stem-program-launched/

This program may be useful for PLP, linking with Girls in STEM school programs or cross-curriculum pathways.  The producers of the program are very helpful and available to discuss any issues, further questions etc.  Please let Sarah know if you would like to talk to them.

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DIPP 12 Applications Now Available
by Mark Haughton - Wednesday, 12 April 2017, 8:15 AM
 

The Defence Industry Pathways Program (DIPP) has a focus on advanced manufacturing and design, and developing high-level employability skills for young people seeking to enter the defence industries.

DIPP is a collaborative approach that includes TAFESA, ASC (formerly Australian Submarine Corp), ...

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