New STEM facility

New purpose-built STEM facility

Good Shepherd Lutheran School Para Vista officially opened South Australia’s first independent primary school Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) facility on Friday 2 March. Known as ‘The Ark’, this new centre for discovery and innovation was made possible by the South Australian Government’s investment in STEM. The facility also includes an outdoor classroom (‘The…

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Investigating flight

Connected Schools work together to improve outcomes for all students in the Connected Schools learning community. A small group of Year 5 – Year 8 students recently met at Endeavour College to join with representatives from other Connected Schools for an enrichment program targeted to high achievers, especially in relation to Science. With a focus on physics,…

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Best Science Excursion Ever

To conclude their Science unit on “Heat” the Year 3 teachers at St Paul Lutheran Primary School wanted to provide their students with authentic experiences to measure and explore the way heat is created and transferred. Enter Gavin Marcus and his magnificent team of scientists at Endeavour College, Mawson Lakes. Cleverly utilising Year 9 Endeavour…

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