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Community outreach & STEM boxes

Science Lab: Experiments for home & school

Make your own rainbow, power a light with lemons, or build a wind turbine. Discover fun science experiments you can do at home or at school. 

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STEM Challenges

Take photos, answer questions or build/design something to complete weekly STEM challenges set by The Australian National University.

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Solve India's water pollution issue

Are you an undergraduate student in India? Gather some classmates to register for the Science Case Study Competition and respond to an ecological case study prepared by ANU academics.

How the comp works
STEM Challenges 2024

This event series is an opportunity for high school and college students to participate in fun and hands-on weekly challenges on a range of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) topics. The competition is being organised by the Australian National University (ANU).

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STEM Boxes Domestic

We are offering exciting STEM Boxes which are full of activities prepared by ANU academics in Science, Technology and Engineering, Health & Medicine.

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stem box Intel

We are excited to offer STEM Boxes International to students around the world, which contain activities prepared by ANU academics in science, technology, engineering and mathematics.

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To celebrate National Science Week, the Mathematical Sciences Institute at the Australian National University is proud to present The National STEM Communicators Challenge: Hidden Mathematics at Work.

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Community engagement

We have close relationships with Indigenous communities through partnerships, events and a number of campuses located in rural areas.

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