Cyber Science Posts

Date Extension: Cyber Victoria Schools Challenge

Date Extension: Cyber Victoria Schools Challenge

The Cyber Victoria Schools Challenge has been extended until April 30, 2018. Go to www.dayofstem.com.au/cybervic.html

The challenge is a “Call to Action” for all Victorian schools and tertiary institutions to register students and complete the Cyber Security Experience. The Victorian Government will award the Victorian schools and tertiary institutions with the highest rate of participation.

Exploring Cyber Challenges in the Classroom

Exploring Cyber Challenges in the Classroom

Within the Optus Cyber Security Experience there are a range of cyber challenges found in the “Field Trips” tab of the dashboard that are ready for use in the classroom. The challenges can be completed individually or in pairs, in the classroom or for homework.

  • Requirements: Device with internet connection, individual student registration with the Optus Cyber Security program – REGISTER HERE
  • Age: Suitable for Years 8-12
  • Time: 40 mins for all challenges (can be completed as individual tasks)
  • Answers: Hints are available in the program or a Teacher’s  Answers Guide is available on the Optus Cyber Security teacher dashboard. 

Steve Morrill – Leading US Cyber Science Educator – Coming to a Professional Learning Near You

Steve Morrill – Leading US Cyber Science Educator – Coming to a Professional Learning Near You

LifeJourney, the Australian Council for Computers in Education (ACCE) and Day of STEM partners are delighted to announce Steve Morrill, a leading US educator in Cyber Science, is coming to Australia for the first time to facilitate a series of professional learning opportunities for Australian teachers.