December 2017 Edition
The importance of acquiring STEM related skills sets in this changing world empowers youth to be equipped for their future success. The unique Space School program at NASA has been in demand and New Zealand students will now have access to this exceptional learning solution.
Coding and robotic learning is often questioned as being a fad or the future? Coding and robotic learning is preparing students for the technological advances of society. The rise of automation and artificial intelligence is seeing drastic initiatives in Australia and countries such as China formalising coding and robotic learning in classrooms.
The CASE Advisory global launch event was held in October across Australia. The event gave teachers the opportunity to network, receive their robots and listen to inspirational speeches about the importance of STEM, coding and robotic learning.
This December, Senior Space School students will visit one of the world’s leading spaceflight technology companies, Ad Astra Rocket Company, which is at the forefront of plasma propulsion development. In this article we answer a question posed recently by a Loretto Kirribilli student: “How does plasma technology work?”
A cataclysmic event took place in space this year that has the power to change physics forever. We take a look at the collision of two neutron stars and see why their impact on each other is also a massive impact on science.
Actura Australia is thrilled to welcome over 400 students on the next Space School expedition. With launch date a few weeks away, Preparation Events are underway across the country. We are looking forward to sharing this transformational journey with more young Australians. “Listen to people and let your mind go wild.”