Welcome to the Science and Technology posts.

There is something particularly special about AVѧԺ graduates walking back through our gates as AVѧԺ teachers. Blake Segler, Old Kid Carmel (OKC) 2009, returns this year as our new High School Mathematics/Science Teacher and is excited to be working within the AVѧԺ community once again. Blake says he has always had an interest in all areas of science. ...

This year we warmly welcome Mrs Nicola Dunn to AVѧԺ as our new Head of Science. With a teaching career spanning 27 years, Nicola brings a wealth of diverse experience and is excited to share her love of science with students and staff alike. Graduating with First-Class Honours in Chemistry from the University of Western Australia, Nicola started in scientific researc ...

By Mr Steve George

The Maths Empowering Girls Day, organised by MAWA and hosted by Curtin University, took place on Tuesday 30 November. Aimed at Year 9 girls, we took the Year 10 girls instead as the Year 9 cohort was on camp at Rottnest.

In the final lesson of the Einstein First Project in Week 9, the Year 8 students simulated the Greenhouse effect, measuring the change in air temperature when levels of carbon dioxide were increased in one of the bottles. ...

In Week 6, our Year 3s visited the Scitech planetarium to learn more about how Earth rotates on its axis and how shadows are formed. They also explored the general exhibition area, discovering the science behind how different things work. ...

Congratulations to Year 10 student Ashri F for being awarded the second place prize in the Scientific Communication category of the 2022 STAWA Science Talent Search competition. Ashri’s entry, ‘Why beans make you fart’ was a clever animation that used humour to communicate interesting science ideas. This is Ashri’s third successive win in the competition. ...

This term in Science the Year 8s are taking part in a pilot program coordinated by UWA's Emeritus Professor of Physics, Professor David Blair. The Einstein-First program introduces the contemporary conception of Physics at the earliest opportunities in the curriculum and is underpinned by fun and highly engaging activity-based learning. in Week 3, our students learnt about the ...

Our Entrepreneurship Educator, Miss Anna Lee, reports thatFirst Pivot- which helps high school students succeed in the business and innovation world through workshops, programs and pitch festivals -held First Pitch, an age-inclusive national pitch competition. This has beenexpanded to include the new under 12 and under 14 age categories whichAVѧԺ entered with thei ...

Science Week came to lunchtimes in Week 5 as students got to work experimenting through various activities organised by Science teacher Mrs Messina. They made Kosher sherbet, extracted DNA from fruit, broke down hydrogen peroxide with liver and filled balloons using a Coke-popping candy reaction! ...

In Week 11 of Term 2, Carmel High School Science teacher Mrs Anne Poustie accompanied a group of Carmel High School students to the University of Western Australia where they joined over 300 other high school students from across WA to learn about the complex world of neuroscience. “The Brain Bee competition offers enrichment opportunities for students interested in medicine a ...