On Thursday, 31 students from Snowy Mountains Grammar School in years 9 and 10 showcased their scientific and engineering skills at the prestigious Newcastle University Science and Engineering Challenge in Canberra. The event offered an ideal platform for students to engage in hands-on problem-solving tasks that tested their teamwork, communication, and creativity skills. Throughout the [...]
Exploring the Wide World of STEM: A Year 12 Student’s Experience at the National Youth Science Forum (NYSF) 2023
Learn about Year 12 student Jessie's inspiring experience at the National Youth Science Forum (NYSF), a not-for-profit organization that provides students with a deeper understanding of STEM careers through its flagship Year 12 Program.
This semester, our Year 6 students have been busy in STEM, re-purposing old equipment to build fan-driven cars. The hands-on activity required students to call upon a breadth of skills, including collaboration, critical thinking, planning, creativity and working technical skills. Through re-purposing old equipment, students completed the following four tasks: Task 1: Salvage usable parts from [...]
With credible research demonstrating that students in education across the globe are disengaging from learning and school, at Snowy Mountains Grammar School we are heading in the opposite direction and engaging students in areas in which they love to learn. In addition, our students also learn the full complement of the rigorous Australian Curriculum administered [...]