Students from five Sydney Catholic schools have gathered to solve real-world STEM problems through the power of collaboration and design thinking.
The second meeting of the ‘Creative Thinkers Collective’ included students from De La Salle College Revesby Heights, Mount St Joseph Milperra, St Christopher’s Catholic Primary School Panania, St Therese Catholic Primary School Padstow and St Luke’s Catholic Primary School Revesby. Teachers said it was an excellent example of Sydney Catholic Schools’ (SCS) new ‘Statement on STEM learning‘ in action, and its benefits to student learning.
Students drawn from the Newman Selective Gifted Education programs or chosen for their interest in the practical aspects of STEM attended an initial day where educators helped them solve the problem of declining bee populations. Their second day asked groups to work together to create a prototype to solve a problem of their choice.
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