Publications & Resources

All resources listed are available to STAT members

Have you been waiting for the next issue of STATIC for 2017? Well here it is – a bumper issue with some  sharing from CONASTA 66, flagging of Professional Learning opportunities in 2018 and Congratualtions to the winners in TSTS – its a bumper issue.

STATIC November 2017. Issue No 2 (Word)

STATIC November 2017. Issue No 2 (PDF)

The first issue of STATIC for 2017 is now available

STATIC May 2017. Issue No 1 

Our STATIC Editor is looking for contributions from members and interested parties for the 2017 issues of STATIC. Are you doing something exciting in your school, going on some interesting excursions, have a fellowship which took you to amazing places, then STAT members would like to hear about that so let the STATIC Editor know – she would love to hear from you. Contact by email:

STATIC November 2016 and Beyond – Issue 4 2016

STATIC August 2016 Science Week – Issue 3 2016

STATIC May 2016 – Issue 2 2016

Note: STATIC March 2016 Issue 1 was distributed to members and schools as a hard copy

Teaching science

ASTA’s Quarterly Journal – Teaching Science

Teaching Science is the flagship journal of the Australian Science Teachers Association.  It aims to promote the teaching of science in all Australian schools, with a focus on classroom practices, and contribute to the professional development of teachers of science. Teaching Science is:

  • a national publication with subscribers throughout Australia and overseas.
  • a quarterly refereed journal of the highest integrity that includes material of interest to ALL sectors of the science education community.

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ASTA produced and supported Resources

ASTA produces and distributes a range of resources to assist, inspire and educate science teachers.


Science ASSIST

Science ASSIST is a new and innovative national online advisory service for school science educators and technicians. It is freely available to ALL Australian schools from ALL education jurisdictions and sectors in EVERY state and territory. Science ASSIST is managed by the Australian Science Teachers Association (ASTA) in consultation with Science Education Technicians Australia (SETA). It is funded by the Department of Education.


Science Web

The Australian Science Teachers Association (ASTA) in partnership with Education Services Australia (ESA) has prepared 15 units of work to support teachers in the implementation of the Australian Curriculum: Science as part of the Supporting the Australian Curriculum Online (SACOL). The units are designed for students in years F–10.

These units have been written by experienced teachers using resources that are available online. Each unit consists of an overview, five lesson plans, and additional links and resources.