From Ancient Plants to the Whole Universe

Last week our Year 10 Science Extension classes visited the Sir Thomas Brisbane Planetarium and Mount Coot-tha Botanic Gardens for a specially designed curriculum-expansion day. We had just finished a space unit (which is not given enough curriculum time in my opinion!), and many of these students are going on to Biology next year. I wanted …

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My First School Excursion

My job at this school has come with a lot of firsts, and organising an excursion for one of my classes was one of them. As mentioned in previous posts, one of my classes this year is a non-curriculum class. Instead of focusing on content prescribed in a curriculum, it is a chance for students …

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