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CSIRO's education programs can help make science and maths even more fun and engaging!

CSIRO Education is changing!

From 2015 CSIRO Education and Outreach will be offering a range of exciting new programs based around CSIRO’s science.

Read more about the Education changes.

Our education programs

Astronomy and Space Science

Astronomical resources for teachers and students including workshops and units of work.

CSIRO Discovery Centre

The CSIRO Discovery Centre is an award-winning public attraction showcasing our science and technology achievements.

Do-it-yourself science

Try your hand at classic experiments and activities from CSIRO's Double Helix!

Double Helix

Double Helix is science for the young and the young at heart, including parents, students and teachers. Subscribe for magazines, events, email activities and more.

Mathematicians in Schools

Teachers in professional partnerships with maths professionals, supporting maths education.

Parkes Radio Telescope

Commissioned in 1961, the CSIRO Parkes Radio Telescope is still one of the most productive astronomical tools on the planet.

Polar Eyes

Discover the cold, dry and windy continent of Antarctica with weblinks, experiments, articles, photo galleries and an expedition diary from the editor of CSIRO's Scientriffic magazine.


Control the Parkes Radio Telescope and do REAL science in REAL time to make REAL discoveries!

Regional Education

Engage with Australia's only national network of science education centres. Choose from a range of curriculum linked hands-on science programs for students at all levels, either at our centres or at your school.


Interesting things happen at the nexus between the arts and sciences, and CSIRO is at the centre of that relationship.

SCOPE: science television for kids

SCOPE is a half hour of fast, funny and informative science television for children aged 8-12 years. Each week SCOPE explores a different theme to discover the science behind everything.