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STEM Boxes (International)

Thank you for your interest in the ANU STEM Boxes international program. 

Winning schools

INDIA

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Gillco International School, Punjab

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INDONESIA

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Cita Hati Christian School, East Surabaya

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VIETNAM

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Le Hong Phong High School, Ho Chi Minh City

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Wellspring Saigon International Bilingual School, Ho Chi Minh City

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What activities are included this year? 

Please note, some activities may change if there is a shortage of materials required.

When will you receive your STEM box?

It depends on which country you are in, in general you will receive your box at the end of August/early September. We will keep  you updated with your box status.

Who will be eligible to receive a box?

You need to be teaching high school, years 10-12 or equivalent. At the moment, the STEM Boxes can only be ordered by schools in selected countries due to challenges in logistics.

However, if you are interested in participating, please contact us via email below.

How many boxes can you order?

Up to 3 boxes per teacher, 1 box covering 30 students, additional boxes can be considered, please contact us via email below.

What will each box contain?

Each box will contain all the key materials you need to conduct 10 - 15 experiment activities across the topics of environmental science, biology, chemistry, psychology, mathematics, astronomy, physics, earth science and engineering.

We include written instructions or a video of one of our students or teachers performing the activity to guide you. Please note that for some activities which require materials with a limited shelf life, we request that you source your own materials, as we cannot post them. We assure you that the activities have been chosen with easily sourced household items in mind.

The STEM Boxes Competition

To help you encourage your students to participate, this year we will award a prize to the best participating class(es)!

To participate in this competition, you need to send us either a video or photos of your students conducting the experiments (PDF or Word or PowerPoint Presentation slides), one submission per class. 

Please send your submission to science@anu.edu.au before 18 September to be eligible to participate.

In your submission, we would love to see:

1. How many experiments have been conducted.

2. How many students have been involved.

3. How much your students have enjoyed them.

Prize

  • Winner’s certificate to all the students from the best participating class;
  • A trophy and framed certificate to the school where the winning class is from;
  • Participation certificate to all the students who participated in this activity;
  • A framed participation certificate to all the participating schools.

What happens after you register?

There is nothing required from your side after you register, we will keep you posted with any updates.

More information on the activities included in the boxes will be available on this site in May, and we will inform you once it’s up by email. For all other enquiries please email science@anu.edu.au or the university in-country office in your region.