Resources

WE’RE VOYAGING ONLINE!

The Voyager Team believe playful learning experiences aren’t limited to the classroom, and have developed a series of play-based activities to send across the ether to you. Join us on a virtual STEAM adventure as we explore our Natural History Museum collections, discover our Friends and Partners, delve into your curiosities in the Curiosity Series, and contribute to scientists research through Citizen Science projects. There’s something for everyone, wherever you may be!

Curious? Check out the tabs below for more!

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UNE Natural History Museum

Join us as we explore UNE’s Natural History Museum with Tiny and friends.

View all Natural History Museum resources here

Friends and Partners

Explore links to our friends and partners where you will find activities, videos and other explorations to fuel the curious mind.

  • A few weeks ago, we announced Chandler Public School (K-2) as the winner of the Term 2 LEGO Construction Challenge. The amazing LEGO Education SPIKE Prime set, kindly donated by our friends at Modern

  • Here's a fun game you can play at home or school to discover what animals are in your yard! The goal is to find as many plants or animals as you can around your house or school.

  • Thanks to our friends at Modern Teaching Aids, you can win this fantastic STEM Education kit for your class through our LEGO Construction Challenge. But what is LEGO SPIKE Prime? Check out the video t

  • Our friends over at Creative New England have a new competition that might sate your colouring appetite!

  • This year our wonderful friends across UNE will be offering a mix of live and pre-recorded videos, activities and live Q & A sessions with UNE and specialist lecturers who will present in the Maths, S

  • Today we’re voyaging over to our great friends at Questacon!

  • Today we’re voyaging over to our friends at the Wetlands Environmental Education Centre who are running a research challenge for Stage 3 students!

View all friends and partners resources here

Curiosity Series

Is there something you or your kids and students are really curious about? Us too! Voyage with us as we explore our curiosities and work together to find answers to our questions.

  • Follow on with Andréa as she explores DNA and how we can extract the long strands from strawberries using bits and pieces you can find in the kitchen!

  • Follow on with Anita as she creates a cabbage indicator masterpiece, and explores the science that lends itself to dyeing cotton.

  • Follow on with Anita as she explores pH and how we can create our very own colour-changing indicator using red cabbage!!

  • Follow on with Phil as he explores how we make sound using our vocal chords, and the importance of those vibrations!

  • Follow on with Jean as she explores how easy and fun it is to get outside, collect some bits and pieces and create some nature play creatures that are sure to leave you wanting to create more!

  • Follow on with Phil, as he explores the importance of June 21st as the Winter Solstice!

  • You too can try this at home! It doesn't have to be a pet - it might be a soccer ball along the ground or even you!

View all curiosity resources here

Citizen Science

Are you keen to work with scientists to help gather data and answer real-world questions?

Explore our collection of citizen science projects that the whole family can be involved in.

  • The Brush-turkeys: Birds in Suburbia project aims to survey the distribution and abundance of Brush-turkeys, understand how they behave in different environments, and educate the community on the natu

  • Your observations can help in monitoring the health of trees and ecosystems. Knowing where and when trees have died can help scientists to work out causes of death, those trees which are particularly

  • Become a ‘Wildlife Spotter’ citizen scientist and assist researchers by looking for animals in wilderness photos taken by automated cameras around Australia. Anyone can join and you can do it all onli

  • Want to discover more about clouds and contribute valuable data to scientific research? Check this out!

  • Butterflies Australia is a citizen science project that launched in October 2019 to ask people to submit photos of butterflies from all over Australia.

  • The Fairywren Project is looking for citizen scientist partners across Australia to help collect observations of fairywrens and their various plumages (feathers).

  • Have you spotted koalas or emus in the Clarence Valley? This citizen science project is for you!

View all citizen science resources here