Activities

Joel’s tenth anniversary of Scientists in Schools

Earlier this week, Joel visited his favourite primary school – Strathfield North Public School – where he worked with ~100 year 6 students to get them making electric motors and looking at a dodgy hand-made generator that he has made from a Falcon tube, a film canister, many metres of copper wire, an LED and a neodymium magnet. A good time was apparently had by all – teachers included! It’s been 10 years since he joined the CSIRO’s Scientists in Schools program and the collaboration with SNPS is still going strong – largely thanks to Filomena Catanzariti – his teacher contact at the school. May the collaboration continue…