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Little Scientists in the media

Toyota announces latest grant recipients

Posted on September 30th, 2019 in the category(s) Little Scientists in the media, Little Scientists news

Boy holding a Little Scientists House plaque

Little Scientists Australia delivers a national STEM professional development program for early childhood educators and teachers working with children aged 3-6 years and has done great work as a previous grant recipient. Using Toyota funding, Little Scientists Australia will deliver workshops on STEM for educators working with young children in Wyndham and in a regional area…

Wrap up of educator conference

Posted on August 27th, 2019 in the category(s) Little Scientists in the media

Justine Clarke singing and playing ukulele

This year saw the keynote given by Professor Lisa Harvey-Smith, the globally recognised astrophysicist and Australia’s first Women in STEM ambassador. Professor Harvey-Smith’s address was then followed with a set by much loved Play School presenter and children’s music artist, Justine Clarke and the day was wrapped up with Dyson senior engineer and air purification expert, Tom Mogridge…

Little Scientists encouraged at encounter

Posted on November 7th, 2018 in the category(s) Little Scientists in the media

Children and early-childcare teacher

Encounter Lutheran College’s Early Learning Centre coordinator Celeste Torok, is proud that the centre has become a Little Scientists House. Children attending Little Scientists Houses participate in innovative STEM activities, and are encouraged to have fun and explore different topics with their educators…

MP Mentions Monash Vale ELC & STEM

Posted on October 2nd, 2018 in the category(s) Little Scientists in the media

Clare O'Neil

Clare O’Neil MP makes a speech referencing the exceptional learning experiences and educators at Monash Vale Early Learning Centre. She talks about the Little Scientists Early STEM Award and integration of STEM learning at Monash Vale Early Learning Centre…

Malangenna – People’s choice winner

Posted on September 26th, 2018 in the category(s) Little Scientists in the media

Early childhood teacher with children

Malangenna Children’s Centre has won the people’s choice award for the Little Scientists STEM competition. Miss Goss said it was great to know that the community had voted for them on a national scale…

Small Scientists Win Big

Posted on September 13th, 2018 in the category(s) Little Scientists in the media

Beechboro PS award ceremony

AN investigation of water earnt little scientists at Beechboro Christian School a state award. The hands-on approach in the project encouraged the children to engage in sensory experiences which cater so well for young children’s learning…

St Thomas Wins Little Scientists Award

Posted on August 15th, 2018 in the category(s) Little Scientists in the media

St Thomas preschool accepting Little Scientist book pack

WHEN little Leila found a chrysalis on her grandparents’ farm and took it to preschool, she sparked an award-winning project on butterflies. Yesterday the project won top prize for SA in the Federal Government’s Little Scientists Early STEM Awards…

Legislative Assembly Hansard

Posted on May 20th, 2018 in the category(s) Little Scientists in the media

Parliament House Sydney

Ms Eleni Petinos addresses parliament to acknowledge Kirrawee Child Care Centre’s status as a Little Scientists House. She describes Little Scientists Australia’s purpose to help children grow into resilient, critical‑thinking and problem-solving individuals through inquiry-based learning and playful scientific exploration…

STEM into STEAM

Posted on March 24th, 2018 in the category(s) Little Scientists in the media

STEM into STEAM

For more than three years CELA members have found affordable professional development in the burgeoning area of science, technology, engineering and maths [STEM] through an agreement with the Little Scientists organisation. CELA writer Margaret Paton looks at how this training is going and why it’s so important…

Making Bubbles

Posted on August 7th, 2017 in the category(s) Little Scientists in the media

Children holding soap bubbles

A key concept of Little Scientists is an inquiry-cycle approach which supports structuring children’s discovery process. To demonstrate how scientific research in an early childhood setting could be done, we take a look at soap bubbles…

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