Catholic Education South Australia

National Science Week 2021


National Science Week will take place on the 14th - 22nd of August 2021.

The school theme for National Science Week 2021 is Food: Different by Design. It honours the United Nations International Year of Fruits and Vegetables and the International Year of Creative Economy for Sustainable Development.

Below is a list of National Science Week Resources.


Teacher Resource Book

The Food: Different by Design teaching resource book covers a broad range of areas in food production and sustainable agriculture, enabling students to explore topics such as biosecurity, food technology and laboratory-developed foods. Scientific development is at the core to the theme, with hands-on projects for students from Foundation to Year 10 to explore.

Student Journal

A journal for students to plan, action and reflect upon their scientific inquiry.


Food: Different By Design

A First Nations Perspective of Food and Agriculture

Indigenous perspectives teaching resource with a lesson content directory for the Cross-Curriculum Priority Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Histories and Cultures

DIY Science 2021

Do it yourself science experiments for students aligned to the 2021 theme of Food: Different by Design