STEM Stories

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STEM Stories

NEW! Canberra STEM tours

We’ve created a new range of curriculum-linked STEM tours for primary and secondary school students, which support Australia’s National STEM strategy. Our new programs will introduce primary school students to the exciting world of STEM and inspire secondary students to take on more challenging STEM subjects and open their minds to the possibility of a…

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STEM education in Australia

Are you struggling to engage your students in STEM education? Research shows that the number of school students studying STEM in later secondary (Year 11 and 12) has flat-lined at around 10% or less and Australian students don’t understand the importance of STEM, or the career opportunities in this field, until it’s too late. With strong job…

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8 fun facts about Japan!

It’s no surprise that the Japan National Tourism Organization has been encouraging educational tours from Australia. From the electrifying modern cities and sophisticated robotics, to the ancient and historic natural landscapes scattered with volcanos, waterfalls and temples – Japan really does have something for everyone! We have compiled a list of interesting facts you may…

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Young superheroes

Bursting with creativity and unafraid of failure, young people and their inquisitive and curious minds are leading change and making a difference to the world. This article follows some of the young minds who have changed the STEM field forever with their innovative ideas! Boyan Slat is the inventor of what is now the world’s…

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Inspirational women in science

How many women can you name who appear in our history books? Unfortunately, off the top of your head, it’s probably just one or two! Here we celebrate and highlight the women who have paved their career in a male-dominated industry and are role models for young girls today – showing them that they can…

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How travel connects to the classroom

Travelling creates stronger teachers, and in turn stronger students. Studies continuously show how travel improves academic performance, and there are learning opportunities for students before, during, and after you return from your tour. For teachers, travel is professional development at the highest level. Travel brings lesson plans to life for classrooms, and the benefits are…

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Our top hands-on learning destinations for STEM

Science, technology, engineering and maths are widely considered the industries of the future – areas that will be responsible for furthering our efforts in innovation, creativity and design. It’s no surprise that career opportunities in STEM are growing significantly more than any other industry. Integrating hands-on learning experiences inside and outside the classroom from a…

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The world awaits

WorldStrides’ educational travel programs offer students a smorgasbord of cross-curriculum academic and personal development opportunities to ignite personal growth and enrich learning at every stage of development. No matter the destination or year level of your students – an educational tour is remembered for a lifetime. We’ve hand-picked 7 of our top cross-curriculum destinations around…

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Top destinations for science school trips

There is an abundance of fascinating places offering opportunities for rich scientific discovery on WorldStrides tours. Whether it’s experiencing astronaut training in the US, reading Isaac Newton’s original manuscripts in the UK, or studying volcanic activity in Hawaii, our science tours are guaranteed to offer students an array of awe-inspiring experiences. Science is a broad…

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Science school trips in New Zealand

Home to diverse eco-systems and spectacular natural landscapes all year round, New Zealand is a premier destination to discover the many wonders of science. The country is considered a biodiversity hotspot, as it is recognised by the scientific community as among the top 36 locations around the globe which contain unusual and irreplaceable forms of…

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