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STEM Boxes 2022 (Domestic)

Thank you for your interest in the ANU STEM Boxes program. Registrations to receive a free STEM Box for National Science Week 2022 are now closed.

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?

The boxes will arrive at your school in early August, for you to use during National Science Week 2022, 13 - 21 August.

Who will be eligible to receive a box?

You need to be teaching high school, years 7-12.

How many boxes can you order?

1 box per teacher.

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 that 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.

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 or MP4), one submission per class. Share them with us at science@anu.edu.au before 21 August 2022

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.

1. The winning class will be awarded a prize. 
2. Each student will be awarded a certificate.

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