“Breakthrough Award” for CSC RoboKnights – APOC 2022

Chancellor State Secondary College’s RoboKnights were awarded the Breakthrough Award at the Asia Pacific Open Championship 2022 robotics tournament held from June 3rd – 5th. Broadcasting from the University of the Sunshine Coast, the team competed in the virtual tournament which showcased their display of coding, engineering and ingenuity. The CSC Roboknights were the only team from Queensland representing Australia at this elite STEM competition, part of the First Lego League Challenge Virtual 2021-2022 Cargo Connect season, that focused on findingContinue reading ““Breakthrough Award” for CSC RoboKnights – APOC 2022″

Digital Literacy and Election Overload

How are we training young people to cope with information and misinformation overload this election? n this week’s election the group of young people aged 18-21 will be voting for the very first time. For the first time they will have to navigate the sea of information provided by major parties, minor parties, commentators and think tanks – through online news, Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, TikTok, WeChat and blogs – to make an informed decision when casting their ballot. But how wellContinue reading “Digital Literacy and Election Overload”

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What is STEM?

Let’s take the time to clear up any misconceptions or misunderstandings, STEM stands for Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics but it is not just a subject at school. It is a way to integrate all of these learning areas in a realistic way to harness the transferable skills and solve real world challenges. It is not at all about being an expert in all of those subjects. STEM is a way of thinking and creating, and the skills we use inContinue reading “What is STEM?”

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New Catalogs Now Available at the NYPL

Feb 24, 2020

Jeffrey Klein is the author of Curious Botany, the most-read blog about rare plants on the internet.

New Catalogs Now Available at the NYPL

Feb 24, 2020

Jeffrey Klein is the host of the award-winning Embreea Talk podcast from PLNT and NPR.

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