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A weekly lesson on a specific topic with some of Sydney's greatest teachers.

Self Improvement Wednesday ABC Radio

    • Education
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A weekly lesson on a specific topic with some of Sydney's greatest teachers.

    Ngarigo - Living in the Snowy Mountains for 20,000 years.

    Ngarigo - Living in the Snowy Mountains for 20,000 years.

    What was life like for the Ngarigo people, who lived in one of Australia's only alpine regions in the Snowy Mountains?

    • 13 min
    Co-infections: How pathogens work together in the human body

    Co-infections: How pathogens work together in the human body

    'Flurona' is just one example of when pathogens exist together in the human body

    • 9 min
    Captain Thunderbolt, the Gentleman Bushranger

    Captain Thunderbolt, the Gentleman Bushranger

    The story of the 'gentleman bushranger', the longest-roaming outlaw in Australian history.

    • 10 min
    The Invertebrate Workforce

    The Invertebrate Workforce

    How we give big tasks to the tiniest of creatures

    • 12 min
    Who is Migaloo?

    Who is Migaloo?

    Find out all about the curious white whale Migaloo, who looks like an iceberg underwater. Your teacher for Self Improvement Wednesday is Dr Vanessa Pirotta, Wildlife Scientist at Macquarie University.

    • 9 min
    How do stalagmites and stalactites form?

    How do stalagmites and stalactites form?

    Ever wondered how those ethereal mineral formations are created in caves? Prof Andy Baker, cave and karst expert at UNSW’s School of Biological, Earth and Environmental Sciences is your teacher this week for Self Improvement Wednesday.

    • 10 min

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