Cobar hosted the 2021 Outback Science and Engineering Challenge yesterday with students from across the western region taking part in the annual event which aims to encourage students to take up STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths) subjects in their senior studies. Pictured are Cooinda Home School students Caleb Theakston, Joanna McClure and Isla McKervey making a hovercraft.
Cobar Public School students last week participated in a STEM workshop at the school organised by the Australian Resources and Energy Employer Association. Students heard talks by industry role models and participated in different activities exploring Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics. ▪ Photo contributed
Cobar Mobile Children’s Service hosted a Questacon STEM session at Drummond Park yesterday which offered demonstrations as well as fun hands-on activities using water and music for 0-7 year olds.
Getting children interested and engaged in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics), particularly girls, has become a priority for our local mining companies. In the past the national focus has been on creating an interest in STEM subjects with high school students and recent research has dictated that the focus needs […]