Welcome to the Science and Technology posts.

Science and Technology is alive and well in Year Six as students grappled recently with the mysteries of Electricity. Using their knowledge of circuits and structural design, students are having a great time making their our own lighthouses. ...

A group of our Year 12 Chemistry students attended the annual Titration Stakes held at Curtin University on the evening of Tuesday 19th June. The event, is a great opportunity for students who enjoy Chemistry to develop their practical skills. The three Carmel teams comprised, Joel Mierowsky, Kaylee Molin, Olivia Walters, Jason Fasser, Yannai Goldberg, Teagan Joffe, Aaron Grol ...

On Friday the 8th of June, Maia Hilu, Jake Range, Noam Goldberg and Gadiel Fisher went to represent Carmel School in the WA Brain Bee competition, against 21 other schools with four candidates within each group. During the drive to UWA, we tested each other on the Brain. The four of us arrived at the entrance of UWA, collected our nametags, a bag full of goodies and waited for ...

Last Thursday 24 May, Mrs Fisher, Mrs Wee, Mrs Thorpe and Mr Hemetsberger attended the WA Education Summit at Optus Stadium to investigate best practice using information learning technology. This summit highlighted the need to develop skills associated with creativity, deep thinking and problem solving along with digital literacy via a range of technology platforms to ensure ...

This Term in Science the Year 7’s have been looking at classification systems. Last week, our focus was on Animal phyla and we had an in depth look at the Phylum Arthropoda ending the topic with Cockroach Dissections.  We were very proud of how mature the students were with their first Science dissection. We were very pleased to see them enjoying the lesson so much!  Well don ...

Carmel School recently donated a batch of its old computers to Cambodian Medical Students via Rotary. We are told that these will make an incredible difference for them, and of course there are the wonderful flow on effects to the community. The computers in question were considered too old and slow for use at Carmel. It is incredible that what is considered waste in Austral ...

In Year One we are investigating how to keep our bodies healthy and safe. With the children as investigation leaders, we delved into an healthy eating investigation, in order for the children to learn about healthy choice and the benefits of healthy eating.   Within the lesson the children hypothesized which food had the most sugar to the least sugar. They lined the food up in ...

Mrs. Clare Braud from the AWCH - The Association for the Welfare of Children in Hospital, visited Prep on Monday to facilitate an incursion. The children were introduced to the different things that they can expect to experience if they need to go to hospital. The children watched a movie about a boy going to hospital and then got to engage in classroom experiences. They used a ...

In March earlier this year, all of our Year 10 students participated in the Australian Brain Bee Challenge (ABBC). The ABBC is a competition for high school students in Year 10 to learn about the brain and its functions. They learn about neuroscience research and find out about careers in neuroscience. Another aim is to dispel misconceptions about neurological mental illnesses. ...

In Year 11 Human Biology, this semester we are studying Body Systems. This involves learning about how system organs and associated structures work together to allow us to function as multicellular organisms. Not only do most of us find this interesting but it is very exciting because this semester’s unit includes organ dissections. Last week we were lucky enough to dissect a ...