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Category: Lifelong Learning

Geosequestration: Sweeping CO2 under the rug?

Is pumping carbon dioxide into the ground a novel solution to reducing greenhouse gases leading to climate change or is it just sweeping the problem under the rug?

By: Isabelle Kingsley, Category: Lifelong Learning, Date: 07 Dec 2011

Toad Busting: The battle against cane toad invasion

The battle continues with the cane toads that will soon be reaching the Bungle Bungle range in the World Heritage Listed Purnululu National Park in Western Australia.

By: Isabelle Kingsley, Category: Lifelong Learning, Date: 23 Nov 2011

Solar Power...but not as you know it

Solar power delivered from space! Science fact or science fiction? 

By: Jonathon Cant, Category: Lifelong Learning, Date: 18 Nov 2011

National Recycling Week 2011: November 7 to 13

Join together to reduce, reuse and recycle! Take part in loads of events throughout the country and contribute to reducing waste in Australia.

By: Isabelle Kingsley, Category: Lifelong Learning, Date: 08 Nov 2011

Saving money could be costing you heaps

When shopping for appliances, it’s easy to compare purchase price to save money. But what about the cost to run an appliance over its lifetime—don’t you wish you could compare that too?

By: Isabelle Kingsley, Category: Lifelong Learning, Date: 03 Nov 2011

Clickfest Launch

In November this year, DART Connections is hosting 'Clickfest': a month of free video conferencing to encourage more teachers to give it a go.

By: Karen Player, Category: Lifelong Learning, Date: 01 Nov 2011

Up Close and Spineless

The Australian Museum holds an annual photographic competition called Up Close & Spineless to raise awareness of the wonderful world of invertebrates. The winning, highly commended and runner-up entries have been selected for 2011.

By: Karen Player, Category: Lifelong Learning, Date: 31 Oct 2011

Water, Water, Everywhere....

"Water, water, everywhere and not a drop drink"; poetic lines, but closer to the truth than you may think.

By: Jonathon Cant, Category: Lifelong Learning, Date: 21 Oct 2011

Students use iPads in new 'My Cultural Object' learning program

Students displayed personally significant cultural objects at the Museum today.

By: Ms Helen Wheeler, Category: Lifelong Learning, Date: 19 Oct 2011

Mining in the backyard

Privately owned land can be mined, and there is not much farmers can do or say about it. Should farmers have more rights to what happens on their own turf?

By: Isabelle Kingsley, Category: Lifelong Learning, Date: 19 Oct 2011