These visits were made possible thanks to investment from Inland Railway Skills AcademyEnable Newcastle University To offer Real Science, Mathematics, and Technology (SMART) tours in regional communities along the Inland Rail Alignment.
this week, Smart Science Presentations Visit Victory Lutheran College And Wodonga West Primary School More than 500 students participated in exciting and interactive science presentations with a focus on “Force and Motion.”
Students explored the effects of common contact and non-contact forces including gravity, air resistance, and magnetism. Presenters also investigated “spin forces” and rocket science.
Schools that host or attend SMART Science presentations will receive a unit of work filled with fun, hands-on activities that explore forces that can be implemented in the classroom.
Stephen Jones, HSE Director at Inland Rail, said:
“We are delighted that the STEM on Track partnership with Newcastle University is supporting young people in regional areas to enjoy exploring science.
“SMART Science offerings are an important way for us to give back to our communities and support the next generation of STEM professionals, while building capacity and aspirations in regional communities.
“We are committed to supporting the well-being and prosperity of communities along the Inland Rail alignment, and this partnership means regional students benefit from these programs and have fun along the way.”
Photo caption: Smart Science display at Victory Lutheran College in Wodonga
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