Resources

WEโ€™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!

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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.

  • UNE Discovery Voyager, in collaboration with Dr Oliver Knox, the UNE SMART Farms and CottonInfo invite you to SOIL YOUR UNDIES!

  • National Science Week is Australiaโ€™s annual celebration of science and technology. Running each year in August, it features more than 1000 events around Australia, including those delivered by univers

  • Using Robotify students have access to the latest and greatest robots without having to ever purchase real hardware. The team can give students access to robots and environments that have never been a

  • 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!

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.

  • Join George as he looks at the bank of a river, showing how different layers of sediment can reveal how a river has changed over time and what this rock might look like in the future.

  • Here's a fun experiment you can do at home using marshmallows - yum! Follow on with Kieran as he demonstrates how you can use air pressure to make 'monster' mushrooms.

  • Conglomerates are rocks made from ancient river pebbles - but how do we know this? Watch George explores this at the Gwydir River.

  • Hey, doesn't sand love absorbing water? So how can we make sand hydrophobic, that is, water-hating. Follow on with Andrea as she demonstrates this cool experiment you can do at home!

  • This Onion Skin Weathering is so beautiful, it will bring a tear to your eye. Weathering is a collection of processes which break rock down into sediment and soil. Follow George as he explores this sp

  • You're presented with a boiled egg and a bottle with a very narrow neck. The challenge is to get the egg in the bottle without pressing it in with your hands. How are you going to do it?

  • Granite Tors are large rounded boulders of granite or a related plutonic igneous rock such as granodiorite or gabbro. Follow on with George in this video as he explores how they form.

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.

View all citizen science resources here