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Captivating and inspiring year 7–10 students with engaging explanations of the latest discoveries
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Acids and Bases
Year 9
Chemical sciences
This unit covers acids and bases in the context of a Cosmos Magazine article about the ocean acidification crisis.
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Active Earth
Year 8
Earth and space sciences
This unit covers the rock cycle and plate tectonics in the context of the Nepal earthquake aftermath.
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Adaptations
Year 5
Biological sciences
This unit covers adaptations and human impact on the environment. Students will embark on a virtual excursion around the world, journeying to the desert, tundra, forest, grassland and aquatic biomes.
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Atoms
Year 9
Chemical sciences
This unit covers atoms in the context of a Cosmos Magazine article about neutron imaging.
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Bio-accumulation
Year 9
Biological sciences
This unit covers bio-accumulation in the context of a Cosmos Magazine article about the effect of plastic pollution in ocean food chains.
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Biodiversity
Year 7
Biological sciences
This unit covers biodiversity in the context of a Cosmos Magazine article about a new way to help protect endangered species without breaking the bank.
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Body Systems
Year 8
Biological sciences
This unit covers the digestive, circulatory and respiratory systems in the context of new findings into how boa constrictors actually kill their prey.
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Cells
Year 8
Biological sciences
This unit gives students a basic understanding of cells and how we use microscopes to study them. It explores the use of cells to produce lab-grown meat and highlights how scientific knowledge of cells impacts society in many other ways.
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Chemical Reactions
Year 9
Chemical sciences
This unit covers chemical reactions in the context of a Cosmos Magazine article about why sodium explodes in water.
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Classification
Year 7
Biological sciences
This unit covers classification in the context of a Cosmos Magazine article about a new theory about why zebras have stripes.
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Comets
Year 10
Earth and space sciences
This unit covers comets in the context of a Cosmos Magazine article about the historic Rosetta comet landing.
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Earth Systems
Year 10
Earth and space sciences
This unit gives students an understanding of the interactions between Earth systems so that they are better equipped to deal with the issue of climate change. We provide additional information and resources to help you deal effectively with this potentially tricky topic.
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Earthquakes
Year 9
Earth and space sciences
This unit covers earthquakes in the context of a Cosmos Magazine article about man-made earthquakes.
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Electrical Circuits
Year 9
Physical sciences
This unit covers electrical circuits in the context of a Cosmos Magazine article about knitting copper wiring into fabric.
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Electricity & Energy
Year 5
Physical sciences
Power up and explore the electrifying world of energy and electricity in this DOUBLE unit.
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Elements and Compounds
Year 8
Chemical sciences
This unit introduces students to elements, compounds and the periodic table, sparking their interest via a Cosmos Magazine article about the recent discovery of a vast helium reserve in the East African Rift.
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The Endocrine System
Year 9
Biological sciences
This unit covers the endocrine system in the context of a Cosmos Magazine article about a new finding into the benefits of sleeping in the dark.
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Energy Conservation
Year 10
Physical sciences
This unit covers energy conservation in the context of a Cosmos Magazine article about a pioneering wave energy project.
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Energy Transformation I
Year 8
Physical sciences
This unit covers energy transformations in the context of a Cosmos Magazine article about a new material that makes it possible to recycle heat from cars as electricity.
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Energy Transformation II
Year 8
Physical sciences
This unit covers energy transformations in the context of a Cosmos Magazine article about a new pacemaker that never needs replacement batteries.
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Evolution
Year 10
Biological sciences
This unit covers evolution in the context of a Cosmos Magazine article about bats jamming each others’s signals to gain an edge.
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Feeding the future
Year 5
Biological sciences
Feed your students' appetite for science with this biological sciences unit.
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Food Chains and Food Webs
Year 7
Biological sciences
This unit covers food chains and food webs in the context of a Cosmos Magazine article that explores why cats have slit-shaped pupils.
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Forces
Year 7
Physical sciences
This unit introduces forces in the context of a Cosmos Magazine article about gecko-inspired wall-climbing pads.
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Fungi
Year 5
Biological sciences
This unit covers the mysterious world of microbes, with a special focus on fungi. Students learn about the conditions of growth required for fungi and its importance in our everyday lives.
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Genetics
Year 10
Biological sciences
This unit covers genetics in the context of a Cosmos Magazine article about a gene that increases the risk of breast and lung cancer.
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Healthy Eating
Year 8
Biological sciences
This unit covers healthy eating in the context of a Cosmos Magazine article about the diets of Palaeolithic humans.
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Human Evolution
Year 10
Biological sciences
This unit covers human evolution in the context of a Cosmos Magazine article about the discovery of an ancient human skull in a Georgian cave.
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The Immune System
Year 9
Biological sciences
This unit covers the immune system in the context of a Cosmos Magazine article about the 2014 Ebola crisis.
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Inclined Planes
Year 7
Physical sciences
This unit covers inclined planes in the context of a Cosmos Magazine article about a new type of surgical screw made from silk.
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Innovation Generation - Investigating Sustainability
Year 5
Innovation Generation is a Year 5 & 6 inquiry unit that aims to introduce students to the concept of sustainability by exploring the three systems of sustainability; environment, economy and society.
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Invasive Species
Year 7
Biological sciences
This unit covers invasive species in the context of a Cosmos Magazine report about the Australian feral cat epidemic.
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Kinematics
Year 10
Physical sciences
This unit covers the description of motion. Students use a simulation to investigate the relationship between speed, time and distance, and are then introduced to the vector quantities of displacement, velocity and acceleration.
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Kingdoms
Year 7
Biological sciences
This unit covers kingdoms in the context of a Cosmos Magazine article about how ferns survive without much sunlight.
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Lenses
Year 9
Physical sciences
This unit covers lenses in the context of a Cosmos Magazine article about a new lens that could turn smartphones into microscopes.
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Levers and Gears
Year 7
Physical sciences
This unit covers levers and gears in the context of a Cosmos Magazine article about the recent discovery of an ancient Greek device used to predict astronomical events.
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Light
Year 5
Physical sciences
This unit explores the properties of light and its uses in our everyday lives.
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Light and Colour
Year 9
Physical sciences
This unit covers light and colour in the context of a Cosmos Magazine article about why the sky is blue.
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Mass Extinctions
Year 10
Earth and space sciences
This unit covers mass extinctions in the context of a Cosmos Magazine article about the asteroid strike that wiped out the dinosaurs
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Metals
Year 10
Chemical sciences
This unit covers metals in the context of a Cosmos Magazine article about a new anti-cancer drug.
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Microbiomes
Year 9
Biological sciences
This unit covers microbiomes in the context of a Cosmos Magazine article about the role that microbes in our intestines play in controlling disease.
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Minerals
Year 8
Earth and space sciences
This unit covers minerals in the context of a Cosmos Magazine article about the discovery of bridgmanite.
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Mixtures
Year 7
Chemical sciences
This unit covers mixtures in the context of a Cosmos Magazine article about 3D printing bones for accident victims.
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Natural Disasters
Year 5
Earth and space sciences
This unit covers natural hazards and their potential to cause disaster. Students learn about the dynamic processes that cause geological and meteorological hazards and explore how scientists predict and measure them.
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The Nervous System
Year 9
Biological sciences
This unit covers the nervous system in the context of a Cosmos Magazine article about new machines that may be better than dogs at sniffing out cancer.
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Newton's Laws of Motion
Year 10
Physical sciences
In this unit, students learn about the three fundamental laws of motion and apply their understanding of forces to a range of real world contexts, in space and on Earth.
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Our Place in Space
Year 7
Earth and space sciences
This unit covers Earth’s place in the Solar System in the context of a Cosmos Magazine article about the launch of the Parker Solar Probe.
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The Periodic Table
Year 10
Chemical sciences
In this unit, students learn how to build electron configurations and use the periodic table to explain chemical bonds. The context is the recent detection of gravitational waves from a neutron star collision – such events are the origin of many heavy elements in the periodic table.
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Physical and Chemical Change
Year 8
Chemical sciences
The unit covers physical and chemical change in the context of the science behind everybody's favourite sweet treat – chocolate.
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Plant Cells
Year 8
Biological sciences
This unit covers plant cells in the context of a Cosmos Magazine article about a perplexing Bornean pitcher plant.
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Radiation
Year 9
Physical sciences
This unit covers radiation in the context of a Cosmos Magazine article about using superconducting materials to shield astronauts from cosmic radiation.
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Reaction Types
Year 10
Chemical sciences
This unit looks at ways of classifying chemical reactions and factors that affect reaction rates, introduced by a Cosmos Magazine article about a new plastic that could heal damaged space suits by reacting with escaping oxygen.
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Reactions and Energy
Year 9
Chemical sciences
This unit introduces the distinction between exothermic and endothermic reactions, explores the importance of combustion reactions as sources of useful energy and investigates the importance of photosynthesis and respiration for life on Earth. It’s introduced by a Cosmos Magazine story about a new “bionic leaf” that mimics photosynthesis to provide us with an alternative source of energy.
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Reproduction
Year 8
Biological sciences
This unit covers reproduction in the context of a Cosmos Magazine article about the first species to have sex, the antiarch placoderm.
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Resources
Year 7
Earth and space sciences
This unit covers resources in the context of a Cosmos Magazine article about the animal resources used by the ancient Mayans.
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Reversible and Irreversible Change
Year 5
Chemical sciences
Feed your students' appetite for science with this chemical sciences unit.
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Separation Techniques
Year 7
Chemical sciences
This unit covers separation techniques in the context of a Cosmos Magazine article about the search for sarin in Syria.
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Simple Inheritance
Year 10
Biological sciences
This unit covers simple inheritance in the context of a Cosmos Magazine article about a gene that allows bees to collect pollen.
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The Solar System
Year 5
Earth and space sciences
Take your students on a journey out of this world... and in to outer space!
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Sound
Year 9
Physical sciences
This unit covers sound in the context of a Cosmos Magazine article about waves in space.
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States of Matter
Year 8
Chemical sciences
The unit covers states of matter and the particle model in the context of future human settlements on Mars needing liquid water to survive.
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States of Matter
Year 5
Chemical sciences
Solidify your students' science understandings with this chemical sciences unit.
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Stem Cells
Year 8
Biological sciences
This unit introduces stem cells in the context of a Cosmos Magazine article about growing replacement organs in the lab.
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Symbiosis
Year 9
Biological sciences
This unit covers symbiosis in the context of a Cosmos Magazine article about why crows are happy to raise cuckoos.
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Tides
Year 7
Earth and space sciences
This unit covers tides in the context of a Cosmos Magazine article about the new giant tide turbines in the Bay of Fundy.
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The Universe
Year 10
Earth and space sciences
This unit covers observation in astronomy, the formation and destruction of stars and how the Big Bang theory explains the expansion of the universe. The unit is introduced by a science news story about the discovery of gravitational waves.
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Vaccination
Year 9
Biological sciences
This unit covers vaccination in the context of a Cosmos Magazine article about the ineffectiveness of science-based communication around vaccination.
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The Water Cycle
Year 7
Earth and space sciences
This unit covers the water cycle in the context of the need for astronauts to convert urine into drinking water on a mission to Mars.
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