Science tips

Why is science important in young kids' lives?

Science helps answer all those tough questions kids ask, like ‘Why is the sky blue?’ and 'Where do stars come from?'

Ten scientific facts your child needs to know

Did humans live with dinosaurs? Does the moon disappear in the day? Kids love to know the answers to life's mysteries but there are a few facts they often get wrong in the name of science.

Helping your teenager to succeed in science

Award-winning scientist and teacher Dr Mark Butler lists his10 top tips to give your teenager the edge in the study of science.

Nine ways to show your child science in everyday life

Help your child discover the wonders of science with these simple ideas.

For the love of science

AUDIO: Listen to environmentalist Professor Tim Flannery chat with James O'Loghlin on the wonders of studying science.

Bringing out the scientist in your child

The science our kids learn at school is as much about a way of thinking as it is about experiments.

Ten scientific facts your high schooler needs to know

Revealing the mysteries of life through science starts with knowing the basics.


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