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STEM Award

Nha Dhuwaya Wangaya? What is a home?

Posted on October 28th, 2020 in the category(s) STEM Award

Yiurrakala Preschool, Yirrakala, NT

We were grateful to get a glimpse of the Yolngu way of life through a project that saw children exploring shapes and materials to construct shelters built on community, tradition and the environment.

The thirsty koala

Posted on October 27th, 2020 in the category(s) STEM Award

St Joseph's Catholic Primary School, Boulder WA

Impressed with these bush researchers’ thirst for knowledge, we enjoyed being part of their nature adventures, looking into innovative ways to preserve koala habitat.

Earth ‘really is’ a goldilocks planet

Posted on October 26th, 2020 in the category(s) STEM Award

Bagdad Education and Care

We were over the Moon to be taken on a journey to the Goldilocks zone with some surprising turns, touching on many STEM areas and involving many joyful experiences along the way.

Germs are not for sharing

Posted on October 23rd, 2020 in the category(s) STEM Award

Professor Lynn Corcoran Early Learning Centre: Froebel Parkville, VIC

The thoughtful approach to germs during these uncertain times and the children’s infectious enthusiasm for research made this project stand out for us as it followed the children’s interests, prior knowledge and abilities.

Futuristic cities

Posted on October 22nd, 2020 in the category(s) STEM Award

Concordia Lutheran College Hume Street Kindergarten, Toowoomba QLD

We enjoyed imagining life in one of the amazing futuristic cities with extra features designed to protect us from extraterrestrial climates while providing all the creature comforts we are accustomed to on Earth.

The wonder of bees

Posted on October 21st, 2020 in the category(s) STEM Award

Nido Early Learning School, Kensington Park, SA

We got a buzz out of the children’s joy in discovering the wonders of the natural world, using all their senses while exploring many different aspects of the life of bees.

Quirky space food bag invention

Posted on October 20th, 2020 in the category(s) STEM Award

State Winner NSW - Maroubra Junction Early Education

We loved to see what can happen when children are given space and time to follow their own questions as this group took the lead in their mission to innovate nutrition in space.

The making of rocket engineers

Posted on October 19th, 2020 in the category(s) STEM Award

National Winner - Bambou Early Learning Centre, Glen Waverly, Victoria

We were delighted with the excitement and determination of this team of rocket engineers, storytellers, artists and researchers, whose inventions will revolutionise what humans can do in space.