Education resources

ANSTO e-learning

Discover the amazing world of nuclear science from your classroom.

Education Resources Elearning - Video Conference 

Connect with ANSTO by videoconference

Teachers can accrue NESA-registered professional development hours at the proficient level for time spent planning and reflecting on all ANSTO e-learning programs.

Nuclear Science Inquiry Skills (Free)

In this two-lesson plus homework program your students plan and conduct an investigation first hand. This program is designed to address content and skill outcomes in the Year 9, Year 10 and Senior Physics Australian Curriculum and NSW syllabuses. Give your students access to high quality radioactive sources, instruments and scientific expertise at ANSTO.

Teachers can book this program at a time and date that suits your class, but please book at least 2 weeks before your preferred date.

The following resources are available for this videoconference:

Lesson 1 (in class)Lesson 2 (videoconference)Post-work or homework

As a class, students:

  • Develop an aim and hypothesis
  • Select appropriate equipment
  • Write an experimental method
  • Assess risks

As a class, students:

  • Perform the investigation remotely with the help of an ANSTO Education officer
  • Record their results
  • Answer questions about the reliability, validity of the experiment
  • Consider real-life applications of their results


  • Display their results appropriately
  • Write a discussion to assess reliability, validity and accuracy, and relate their results to real-life applications
  • Write a conclusion




For further information and enquiries use the contact details below. For bookings please see the sessions listed to the left or contact us for a customised time and date.

Contact Us

 Education Resources Elearning - Email

Education Resources Elearning - Phone

(02) 9717 3090