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23 Jun 2016
It isn't everyday that the Wenona Undercroft is turned into a car garage display. But in Term 2, the annual STEM Transport Showcase unveiled more than a range of old and new cars. This year's line up hosted solar racers, robots and a light air craft!
For the third year running, Head of STEM Mr Andy Draper organised the showcase for students to uncover the science and engineering behind the bonnets.
"The enthusiasm for machines is infectious," Mr Draper said. "This is reflected in our students' interest in so many of the visiting vehicles from the past couple of years."
The girls were mesmerised by the gizmos and gadgets, and learned about how solar energy is obtained to power the electric competition vehicles known as solar racers.
Selected Year 9 Science projects, spanning everything from Physics to Effective Communications, were exhibited and judged by an external panel at Wenona.
Students problem solved across a series of workshops for the annual science day.
Wenona girls solve chemical puzzle in state competition.