A person holding the lid on a flask of liquid nitrogen with a blown balloon attached to it.


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

Astronomy and Space Science

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

BHP Billiton Science and Engineering Awards

Do you deserve recognition for your contribution to science education in primary or secondary teaching? Ask your Science Teacher Association to nominate you for a BHP Billiton Science and Engineering Award. Have your students enter the BHP Billiton Science and Engineering Award.


Looking for engaging ways to inspire creativity in your science and technology teaching? Try CREST - it provides support for teachers and students to undertake open-ended science and technology investigations.

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.

Public Events NSW

CSIRO Education is now adding community events to their suite of popular science outreach programs!


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.

Scientists In Schools

Link up and learn! Register today for Scientists in Schools - a national learning experience creates and supports long-term partnerships between scientists and schools for fun, inspiration and learning.  

Scientriffic: a science magazine for kids

Scientriffic magazine for kids is one of two magazines produced by CSIRO's Double Helix Science Club. It is published every two months and is packed with science news, feature articles, hands-on experiments, comics, competitions and brain-bending puzzles.

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.

Virtual Tour of the Parkes Observatory Radio Telescope

Use this virtual tour to explore CSIRO’s Parkes Observatory, a radio telescope observatory, 20 kilometres north of the town of Parkes, New South Wales, Australia.