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Science in Focus for Year 7/8

By | September 18, 2015

Congratulations to Bernadette Dykes and Tessa Burns. Both girls were winners in the Year 8 section of the recent Science and Technology Fair held at EIT. Bernadette’s project, Baking Perfect Cookies Using Physics, was the winner of the NZ Baking Industry Research Trust Award in the outstanding category. Tessa’s project, Catching Sound Waves, received the EIT Commended Award.

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Bernadette and Tessa

Science Road Show

The Science Road Show was again hosted by Woodford. Our Year 7-9 girls, as well as students from local schools, were given the opportunity to increase their science knowledge and understanding. A range of interactive investigation stations and two highly entertaining shows highlighted how interesting scientific phenomena can be. Our Year 8 girls were also given a training session and took responsibility for supervising the stations. All Year 7-9 students learned a great deal and thoroughly enjoyed the hands on approach.

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Annabel, Caitlin, Rachel and Phoebe investigate a 3-D printer.

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The bed of nails proved popular.

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Examining different materials up close.

Ms Hayley Dustin, HoD Intermediate