Energy and Circuits

Want to know how much knowledge you have on a topic? Try teaching it! What is energy? The concept of energy is quite tricky. In Year 8, we teach students that energy is the ability to do work. What is ‘work’ then? In physics, work is defined as the displacement of an object due to […]

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Service Learning: Geode Bath Bombs

Last Friday, our Year 9 girls participated in a grade wide service learning day where they design posters, create games or interactive activities or a saleable item to raise money and create awareness about this disease in the school community. As part of the NSW syllabus (Stage 5 Living World), students are to recognise how […]

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Experiments: Distance Speed Time

Motion- the first bridge between mathematics and physics. My Year 10 classes and I finished Term 1 off by beginning our exploration into the physical phenomena of motion. In a school with a high English as An Additional Language or Dialect (EAL/D) student population such as ours, I find it extremely satisfying to be able […]

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