science

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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Feb
11

Honeywell Engineering Science School

by Jake Coppinger (Year 12) In December 2014 a few lucky Gungahlin College students (Alex Tran, Belinda Struik, Jake Coppinger, John Nguyen and Michael Vernon) attended the Honeywell Engineering Summer School to learn more about careers in engineering and the university courses to get there. Throughout the week-long program, 100 participating students from ACT and […]

By Lisa Pluis | News . Science
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Feb
06

Experiences from Science Teacher Summer School

Over the summer holidays I spent an amazing week at the Australian National University with 45 Science teachers from all around Australia.

By Frederick Hayes | News . Science
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