Science

May
11

Capital Pathology Excursion

Biology students studying Coordination, Reproduction and Disease recently toured the laboratory facilities of Capital Pathology in Deakin. Capital Pathology, the largest pathology lab in Canberra, provides important health services to the Canberra community. Students were taken through the blood bank, haematology, histology and microbiology areas and shown laboratory techniques to analyse samples accurately and safely. Students got […]

By Helena Williams | News . Science
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Aug
20

ACT inaugural Scientist of the Year Awards

Students enrolled in the Year 10 SMART program attended the ACT’s inaugural Scientist of the Year Awards at Questacon. The recipient of the award was Dr Colin Jackson from the Research School of Chemistry at the Australian National University.

By Stephen Robey | News . Science
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Parliament of Youth on Sustainability

Year 12 Ecosystems students participated in the Parliament of Youth on Sustainability at the Australian National University. The Parliament, held on the 1st of June, involved students from other colleges, high schools, and primary schools across Canberra. At the Parliament, student representative teams from kindergarten to year 12 became parliamentarians for a day, presenting their proposals for action to […]

By Stephen Robey | News . Science
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May
21

Eyes on the Sky

This past weekend I drove to Parkes, NSW to participate in a CSIRO workshop called “Astronomy from the Ground Up!” . The three day workshop was specifically designed to provide teachers with a range of ideas and resources to engage students in the amazing science of astronomy. A highlight of the workshop was a tour of the […]

By Stephen Robey | News . Science
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May
14

Fire Ecology Study

Year 12 ecosystems students went on an excursion to Namadgi National Park to investigate the influence of fire severity on the regeneration of Eucalypt species after the January 2003 Canberra Fires.

By Stephen Robey | Science
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Mar
05

Goldilocks

Today students from the Year 10 SMART program participated in Gungahlin Library Storytime. They have been working on a story which fits into the Goldilocks Story but is also thermodynamically correct! Children from storytime joined in by testing the three bears ‘porridge’.

By Penelope Hale | News . Science
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