Welcome to the home of Science by Doing, the flagship secondary science education program from the Australian Academy of Science for Years 7 to 10 that offers educators freely accessible materials, professional learning, and support.

The Australian Academy of Science provides independent, authoritative and influential scientific advice, promotes international scientific engagement, builds public awareness and understanding of science, and champions, celebrates and supports excellence in Australian science.



Our purpose
Science by Doing contributes to developing young people who understand and value science as an active endeavour.
Our mission
We support educators to bring the Year 7 to 10 Australian Curriculum: Science to life.
Our vision
Together, the science education community can help equip and inspire young people to tackle the challenges ahead.
What we value
  • Learning
  • A scientific worldview
  • Access and equity
  • Collaboration
  • Quality
  • Continuous improvement


Find out about Science by Doing’s digital transformation. Visit our FAQ page.

Our team

Angela Gigliotti
Program Manager
Lynn Walker
Senior Education Specialist
Patrizia Luna
Education Project Officer
Claudette Bateup
Director, Education


Address: Ian Potter House, 9 Gordon Street, Acton ACT 2601
Email: sbd@science.org.au

Phone:(02) 6201 9400