2022 PRC STEM Competition Open Now!

Posted by SASTA

on 25/05/2022

SASTA and the Oliphant Science Awards are proud to be partnering with Inspiring SA and the Premiers Reading Challenge (PRC) to support this year’s STEM Reading and Design Challenge. This competition challenges you to read about Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM) in the lead up to National Science Week....

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ClimateClever

Posted by SASTA

on 25/05/2022

The ClimateClever Schools Platform is a FREE student-led program that enables schools to reduce their carbon footprint, save money on utility bills and slots right into the curriculum. The community library of actions easily allows schools to check off tasks and measure their impact. Over 150 schools around the country...

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Design the AM2D Logo Competition

Posted by SASTA

on 11/05/2022

We are looking for student entrants to design a logo for the Research Hub for Advanced Manufacturing with 2D Materials (AM2D). The winner will receive a $100 gift voucher of their choosing, and they (along with 2 friends and a teacher from their school) will receive a tour of the...

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Future Resourcers

Posted by SASTA

on 02/05/2022

Inspire the next generation of sustainability leaders. Take part in Veolia’s Future Resourcers program for a unique environmental education experience for students Reception-12. This free 6-week program will commence in Term 3, 2022. Students will learn about waste and recycling, with a focus on food waste, through activities and videos....

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The City Nature Challenge 2022

Posted by SASTA

on 20/04/2022

Having started in 2016 as a competition between San Francisco and Los Angeles, the City Nature Challenge (CNC) has grown into an international event, motivating people around the world to find and document wildlife in their cities. The overall project is run by the citizen science teams at the California...

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Great Southern Bioblitz 2022

Posted by SASTA

on 13/04/2022

Great Southern Bioblitz 2022 - Increasing biodiversity awareness through Citizen Science The 'Great Southern BioBlitz', or 'GSB' for short, was established in 2020 by the not-for-profit team at Ferox australis, as an international event of intense biological surveying in an attempt to record all the living species within designated areas...

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BackyardBio

Posted by SASTA

on 01/04/2022

BackyardBio is a global nature campaign centered around encouraging people and especially kids to get outside exploring, discovering all the amazing wildlife that lives close to them, and sharing what they find and their love of nature with the world. By providing a fun, engaging learning opportunity that anyone can...

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World Water Day - take the one minute challenge

Posted by SASTA

on 29/03/2022

One minute film challenge: Shoot a video about groundwater – make the invisible visible! The challenge: We are asking people from around the world to make a 60 second film on the theme of ‘Groundwater –making the invisible visible’. Tell us in one minute or less: how does groundwater affect...

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'How cool is your school' Competition

Posted by SASTA

on 22/03/2022

How cool is your school? Join the Mapping Competition ‘How Cool is Your School’ in 2022 and be in with a chance to win great prizes (no drones required). What is the 'How Cool is Your School' Competition? This competition is a simple set of lessons where your students use ...

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Andy Thomas Space Foundation Schools Challenge

Posted by SASTA

on 22/03/2022

South Australian schools (Catholic, Independent or Public) are invited to participate in the Andy Thomas Space Foundation Challenge. Students in Years 7, 8 and 9 will be competing for nine prizes of $4,000 each: (3 for metropolitan schools, 3 for rural schools and 3 for low socio-economic schools). The 9...

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Commissioner's Digital Challenge

Posted by SASTA

on 15/03/2022

The 2022 Commissioner’s Digital Challenge is open! The ‘Commissioner’s Digital Challenge’ is a free recurring year-round digital challenge designed to engage children in learning foundational digital skills. The initiative came about after the Commissioner, Helen Connolly, asked South Australian children and young people what was important to them. They told...

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Circular Fibres Pitchathon

Posted by SASTA

on 15/03/2022

South Australian high school students are invited to compete in a Circular Fibres Pitchathon for Australia! Fibres and textiles are fundamental to how well humans live and flourish. We are seeing impacts of fibres and textiles on people, the environment, and economies - positive and negative. We are also seeing...

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Sleek Geeks Science Eureka Prize

Posted by SASTA

on 15/03/2022

About the competition Sponsored by the University of Sydney, the Sleek Geeks Science Eureka Prize encourages students to communicate a scientific concept in a way that is accessible and entertaining to the public while painlessly increasing their science knowledge or, as prize patrons Dr Karl and Adam Spencer like to...

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Insect Investigators

Posted by SASTA

on 02/03/2022

Collecting has begun! Fifty schools across regional and remote Australia have set up their Malaise traps and begun collecting insect specimens! Read about what the SA schools are up to on the Insect Investigators Discussion Board. The project, which launched in September 2021, will connect regional and remote school students...

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MOD Schools Design Challenge - What is invisible that shouldn't be?

Posted by SASTA

on 23/02/2022

MOD. is committed to fostering the participation of young people in each of our exhibitions. As part of our exhibition INVISIBILITY (February – November 2022), we are inviting secondary school students to contribute to the content of this exhibition by creating either visual designs or artefacts for display in our...

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Mary Anning Art Prize

Posted by SASTA

on 20/02/2022

SASTA are proud to be involved with this year's Mary Anning Art Prize! The aim of the Mary Anning Art Prize is to have young South Australian artists create an original piece of artwork that tells us something about the prehistoric life of South Australia. It is essential, to be...

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International Science School

Posted by SASTA

on 16/02/2022

ISS Goes Online July 2022 Bringing The Science School To You The University of Sydney's renowned International Science School is running in virtual mode again in 2022.  We’ve designed an inspiring program online of talks and activities to excite your enthusiasm, ignite your interest and cultivate your curiosity. Each day...

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Brain Bee Challenge

Posted by SASTA

on 11/02/2022

What is the Brain Bee Challenge? The Australian and New Zealand Brain Bee Challenge (ABBC & NZBBC) is a competition for high school students in Years 10 (Australia) and 11 (New Zealand) to learn about the brain and its functions, learn about neuroscience research, find out about careers in neuroscience...

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VSSEC CanSat Program

Posted by SASTA

on 22/10/2021

The CanSat project will give students practical experience in electronics, computer programming, remote sensing and data analysis. This project introduces students to the Engineering Design Process, uses Project Based Leaning and allows students to integrate Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts/Design, and Mathematics (STEAM). Students gain confidence, undertake project-based work, and collaborate...

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Bush Blitz TeachLive - coming to SA!!

Posted by SASTA

on 27/07/2021

Bush Blitz is Australia’s largest nature discovery project involving specialist taxonomists, indigenous communities, rangers and landowners, teachers, students and BHP employees. Through a partnership between the Australian Government (through Parks Australia and the Australian Biological Resources Study), BHP and Earthwatch Australia; Bush Blitz is helping make an extraordinary contribution to...

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