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Research report

15 Jun 2018

The aim of the Fresh Water Literacies Project was to build on primary aged students' understanding of the importance and finite availability of natural resources.

Research report

3 Feb 2017

Domestic cats are one of the most popular pets worldwide and they play an important and much-cherished role in the lives of many South Australians.

The Cat Tracker project was designed to help cat owners make informed decisions about the care and management of...

Journal article

15 Feb 2016

This paper reports on an action research-based professional learning programme (PLP) in which early career teachers volunteered to identify and then research an aspect of their science teaching practice. The PLP was facilitated by academics from the School of Education and the Barbara Hardy Institute...

Discussion paper

23 Jul 2015

BACKGROUND

Citizen science brings scientists and the wider community together to work on important scientific projects. It has played a central and celebrated role in the advancement of global knowledge.

From amateur astronomers tracking the transit of Venus in 1874 to the...

Journal article

15 Jul 2012

Operation Magpie was a citizen science project that involved the community in collecting data about magpies. This article describes one aspect of the project from an education perspective. The study began with a collaboration of teacher educators, environmental scientists and a local radio station. After...

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