For information about STAV events and activities go to www.stav.org.au.
Science Talent Search 2015
Check the STS website for the latest information. If you would like a poster to help promote STS in your school, contact the STS project officer.
Victorian Curriculum and Assessment Authority (VCAA) VCE Science Updates
Registration to attend the VCE science workshops for revised VCE science study designs is now open at:
Our implementation workshops have all been scheduled for Term 2, 2015. We have 10 workshops scheduled across the state for each of Biology, Chemistry, Physics and Psychology, with some of them having video-conferencing facilities. A single workshop is being offered for Environmental Science.
First workshop is in the first week of term 2!!
The direct link to the revised VCE study designs are:
Environmental Science: http://www.vcaa.vic.edu.au/Documents/vce/envscience/EnviroScienceSD-2016.pdf
National Science Week
Date: 15 - 23 August, 2015
Making waves – the science of light www.scienceweek.net.au/
Mercedes College Perth, WA. For more information click here.
Water and environmental sustainability
savewater!® has produced three sets of worksheets in line with the new Australian curriculum:
- Water Savers, on saving water in and around the home for years 6 – 8
- Carbon Tradies, on environmental sustainability locally for years 7 - 9
- Climate Change. The Cold Hard Facts, based on documentary for years 9 – 10
These activities sheets and associated teacher’s guides are available to download from
The EPA has recently released a new Australian Greenhouse Calculator.