Publications and Resources

All resources listed are available to STAT members

STATIC – The Newsletter of the Science Teachers Association of Tasmania

April STATIC 2020

STATIC April 2020 (pdf)

May STATIC 2019

STATIC March 2019 (Word)

STATIC March 2019 (PDF)

November STATIC 2018

STATIC November 2018 (Word)

STATIC November 2018 (PDF)

August STATIC 2018

STATIC August 2018 (Word)

STATIC August 2018  (PDF)

March STATIC 2018

STATIC 2018 v1 March (Word)


November STATIC 2017

STATIC November 2017. Issue No 2 (Word)

STATIC November 2017. Issue No 2 (PDF)

March STATIC 2017

STATIC May 2017. Issue No 1 


Teaching Science

ASTA’s Quarterly Journal

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.

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.