Roger Yazbek’s main research field is the development of new breath analysis tests for cancer, gastrointestinal function and dietary monitoring. He collects human breath samples and measures the different gasses that make up the breath and tries to relate that… Continue Reading →
Thank you parents/carers and grandparents for all your engagement with STEAM Week with your child. It has been a very positive experience to have students bring investigations/projects/creations/designs from home and to see the development and collaboration of an idea as… Continue Reading →
On Thursday 14th October we welcomed back Tall Poppy Scientist, Margaret Shanafield. Margaret is a Hydrologist and a Hydrogeologist. Margaret studies water, and how and where water moves from rainfall into streams into the groundwater (or up into the air… Continue Reading →
On Monday we welcomed Tall Poppy scientists, Dr Lee Yian and Dr Hannah Wardill. Dr Chew is a Neuroscientist, Geneticist and studies worms and Dr Wardill’s science field is Microbiology and Oncology. Our year 6/7 classes heard about possible pathways… Continue Reading →
Here are more design challenges for STEAM Week during Design and Technology today!
Take a look at the photos of students completing a design challenge for STEAM Week! There was certain criteria to meet to be successful at the challenge. Ms Gregory had the students using some higher order STEAM thinking!
Woodend has traditionally celebrated all things Science, Technology, Engineering, The Arts and Mathematics (STEAM) with an emphasis on parent engagement. This year our official STEAM Week will take place from Monday 12th – Friday 16th October (Term 4 Week 1)…. Continue Reading →
Thursday 17/10/19 – selected Year 6/7’s had the opportunity to work with Sports Science/Nutritionalist Scientist, Professor Claire Drummond. Her expertise is in human movement and the science of nutrition. Professor Drummond went through a “theory” type session on nutrition and… Continue Reading →
Last term the teachers of the Year 4/5 students worked with teachers from the Australian Maths and Science School (ASMS) to plan a STEAM challenge for the students. The challenge was for students to build the tallest free-standing tower using… Continue Reading →