Science in the City
14 August 2009
More than 180 Year 3 and 4 students from Wilkins and Marrickville West Public Schools enjoyed a day of hands-on workshops, talks and shows covering topics from medicine to climate change as part of Science in the City this week.
A collaboration between the University of Sydney, the Australian Museum and City of Sydney Science in the City is Australia's largest science event for students attracting approximately 6,000 primary and high school students each year.
By the end of this week, approximately 400 school students from Compass schools will have participated in these innovative science events. Along with Wilkins and Marrickville West Public Schools this week, Athelstane Public and Marrickville High students attended last week. Bexley and Kogarah Public Schools participated in 'Science in the Suburbs' in May of this year.
Students from Wilkins and Marrickville West will enjoy and learn from workshops, shows and talks including: Dinosaurs Alive, The Surfing Scientist, Electric Circuits and Electronics, Lego Robotics Mindstorms and Climate Change: Our Future, Our Choice.