Inspiring Victorians with science

29 OCTOBER 2019
Strong participation numbers for National Science Week

Congratulations to schools who participated in National Science Week 2019. A total of 434 events plus 27 competitions were registered in Victoria for National Science Week 2019 out of a total of 2077 events held nationally.

This year the Victorian Science Week Committee awarded 6 community grants and 20 library grants for National Science Week. Sponsor, Cambridge University Press, provided funds for four Victorian school grants amounting to an additional 10 grants compared with 2018.

As previously announced, the winners of the Cambridge University Press seed grants for secondary school STEM projects were: 

Alice Miller School – Re-vegetating the farm dams at school with native plants to stop erosion.

Mentone Girls’ Grammar – Women in Science Breakfast featuring Merryn York, CEO of PowerLink and electrical engineer.

Collingwood College – Family Science Night catering for a range of language and cultural backgrounds.

Rochester Secondary College – Science Immersion Week. Rochester’s year 10 students will engage the grade 6 students from local feeder primary schools in STEM based activities.

Read about their impressive achievements and what they did with their grant funding on the Inspiring Victoria website.

Brighter thinking for a better future with Cambridge Science for the Victorian Curriculum.

Inspire today’s science students with resources that truly address the requirements of the curriculum, provide much needed support for implementing STEM in the classroom, help engage every student in science, and include valuable digital resources that genuinely enhance science teaching and learning. Learn More.


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