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CSIRO, the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation, is Australia's national science agency and one of the largest and most diverse research agencies in the world.
Large-scale, long-term, multidisciplinary science to address Australia's major national challenges and opportunities.
CSIRO expertise is organised into 11 research areas
CSIRO manages national facilities and collections that are opened to researchers around Australia and overseas.
Looking for engaging ways to inspire creativity in your science and technology teaching? Try CREST - it provides support for teachers and students to undertake open-ended science and technology investigations.
Astronomical resources for teachers and students including workshops and units of work.
A primary and middle years program that combines the latest in environmental science with education in sustainability.
Get more out of The Helix and Scientriffic with these ideas for classroom use.
Try your hand at classic experiments and activities from CSIRO's Double Helix!
Control the Parkes Radio Telescope and do REAL science in REAL time to make REAL discoveries!
SCOPE is a half hour of fast, funny and informative science television for children aged 8-12 years. Each week SCOPE explores a different theme to discover the science behind everything.
Maths and Stats by Email is a free fortnightly email newsletter featuring maths news, activities, puzzles and more.
Science by Email is a weekly email newsletter featuring science news and activities.
Do you deserve recognition for your contribution to science education in primary or secondary teaching? Ask your Science Teacher Association to nominate you for a BHP Billiton Science and Engineering Award.Have your students enter the BHP Billiton Science and Engineering Award.
For schools, CSIRO's Double Helix Science Club offers plenty of action, including massive savings on bulk magazine subscriptions.