There are twenty prizes on offer for the best entries so don’t delay. The competition runs until the end of Friday 27th. This competition is only open to Australian residents.
MyScope™ Explore is an e-learning resource for ages 8 years and upwards, that’s freely available to all. This interactive, virtual electron microscopy experience is a collaboration between our expert scientists, and science educators around Australia. The site includes theory with hands-on activities based on the Australia science curriculum, along with an array of samples to explore on a scanning electron microscope simulator, from everyday bugs and objects to forensic evidence.
For teachers and parents: these challenges can be guided by you as an online science week activity for the class or set as individual work. The challenges are aimed at two groups: Years 4-8 and years 9-12 and cover topics such as: Microscopy, Observation, Comparison, Investigation, Evidence, Analyse data, Synthesise from evidence, Measurement, Means (averages), Water-repelling surfaces, Food chain, Technical design, Adaptation, and Biodiversity.
The questions you’ll be asked to answer in the forms are below.