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The Science Teachers' Association of Queensland is the professional association of teachers of science in Queensland. As a non-profit organisation we rely on funding from our membership, professional development conferences, and the generosity of sponsors in order to co-ordinate activities that support science education, teachers of science and students. Find out more about STAQ here.


Chemistry Plan for Australia & Teachers' Survey

The Academy’s National Committee for Chemistry and the Royal Australian Chemical Institute (RACI) are preparing the first ever strategic Plan for Chemistry for the years 2015 to 2024. The Chemistry Plan will seek input from across government, industry, academia and the education sector to identify the future needs of the discipline and outline priorities for investment over the next 10 years.

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National Science Week 16-24 August

There will be loads of events on in National Science Week .

If you're looking for ideas for events and activities for your school, click here.

To explore the school theme, Food for our future: Science feeding the world, there is a resource book available through ASTA


RACI Term 3 events

RACI (Royal Australian Chemical Institute) has 3 events coming up this term for schools. There is professional development at QUT, guest lectures for schools and the Crystal Growing Competition.

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Saturn Occultation - Monday, 4 August

The moon will temporarily cover (occult) the planet, Saturn on the evening of the 4th August. Details about the occultation are included in a flyer than you can download here, courtesy of Paul Floyd.


Coralwatch PD Workshops for primary & secondary teachers

Learn more about coral reef ecology, reef health and the importance of reef conservation. Receive tools and knowledge to engage your students in a global reef monitoring program.

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Ticket giveaway - "LUCY" Film preview on Tuesday, 29 July

We have ten double passes to giveaway to STAQ members to an exclusive preview screening of LUCY on Tuesday, July 29, 6.30pm, Event Cinemas Myer Centre, Brisbane.

To enter, click here.

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Senior Science Conference Presenters - Call for Expressions of Interest

Are you interested in presenting at the STAQ Senior Science Conference on 28 November?

Expressions of Interest are now open. To read more click here.


Sharing Practice: members sharing with members

Glenda Hoffman won two tickets, courtesy of QUT, to see Michio Kaku at the Brisbane Entertainment Centre on the 11 June. To win, she shared her experience in the "Sharing Practice" section of the STAQ Journal, the Queensland Science Teacher (QST). You can read what other teachers shared in this section of the journal. Also, contributing to this section for the next journal will give you a chance to win tickets to the MythBusters show in August.

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Share a science joke to win Mythbusters Show tickets

The Mythbusters will be in Brisbane on the 30th August. For your chance to win two tickets, just choose to "like" our Facebook page \staqld and then share a science joke. For more information, Enter to win!

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Interactive Chemistry World launch event

The Qld branch of the Association of Science Communicators will host this event at QUT. There will be an opportunity for networking and drinks while being one of the first to explore the interactive periodic table at The Cube, QUT Gardens Point Campus. The event will be held on Thursday, 26 June from 5:30 - 7:30pm. For more information, click here.