Monday, 19 November 2012

SMAF Year 11 Orientation Day
14 November 2012

90 students from Aberfoyle Park High School, Christies Beach High School, Eastern Fleurieu School, Hallett Cove School R-12, Mount Compass Area School, Wirreanda High School and Yankalilla Area School participated in a SMAF Orientation day at Flinders University.

The students rotated through a series of three workshops where they experienced a taste of Year 12 Chemistry, Physics and Specialist Mathematics activities. They also got to meet their SMAF teachers and received information about the courses.
A parent / caregiver session was also held later in the afternoon and this consisted of a tour of where the students will be studying next year, as well as a presentation by Liz Mead (Principal of Aberfoyle Park High School) and two ex-SMAF students, Clare Rowley and Jennie Bartle.

Students using projectile launchers during the Physics session
Using the projectile launcher 
Donna, one of the Physics teachers (she is wearing the pink hat!) working with the students

Chemistry teachers, Anthony and Naomi worked with students in the SMAF laboratory
 

Students were shown an series of experiments using liquid nitrogen


Students looked at the maths behind robotics during the Mathematics session

 
 

Brett Wilkinson (a Flinders Science Communications Officer) and Maurice (SMAF Specialist Maths teacher)  presented the maths session on robotics to the students
  

Students in the SILC Building as part of the Orientation Day 

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