10 iSTEM excursion RDA Hunter Defence Expo
San Clemente’s 10 iSTEM class were invited to participate in the RDA Hunter’s 2021 ME Program Defence Industry Technology Expo, held on Wednesday the 17th March, at Fighter World, Williamtown. Our 22 students had the opportunity to explore career and education pathways and the variety of opportunities available to students in the Hunter involving STEM capabilities.
Exhibitors included Lockheed Martin Australia, Boeing Australia, UAVAir, Pennant Australasia, Bohemia Interactive Solutions, Defence Force Recruiting, Varley Group. TAFE NSW, the University of Newcastle and many more.
All San Clemente students were thoroughly engaged viewing demonstrations, asking questions and conversing with the numerous experts in their fields willing to share their experiences of the many STEM applications in the workplace.
10 Marine Studies Excursion to Stockton Dunes
On Wednesday in Week 7 our Year 10 Marine & Aquaculture students conducted their field study of the Stockton dune system as part of their Coastal Management unit of work. Students noted environmental conditions, GPS coordinates and made observations of the flora and fauna on and around the dunes. They were also provided with information about the human uses and impacts on the dunes, such as the Worimi people who sourced molluscs and fresh water from the dunes. The field trip finished with a sandboarding session and pockets full of sand! Thank you to Miss Ruddy and Mr Allan.