Curriculum Focus & Capabilities
- Critical & Creative Thinking
- Personal & Social
Technical & Personal Skills
Computer science, scientific inquiry, software systems, Engineering & Mathematics principles, problem solving, collaboration, communication.
Students compete in teams, facing off in a variety of quick paced challenges that engage them in hands-on activities to showcase the real world power of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics knowledge and skills.
Gather your classes, don your thinking caps, and unleash your inner STEM as small teams compete to collect points in gamified challenges across the day, culminating in a unique STEM Showdown! Challenge activities will vary depending on available resources, but are designed to cater for the differing levels and learning styles that exist in a Year 9 cohort.
This program exposes students to practical STEM applications and develops personal and social skills through collaboration, communication, and critical & creative thinking.