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Paper power car contest and poster contest & lecture/assembly

Friday, 1 March, 2013 - 09:15 to Friday, 15 March, 2013 - 09:15

Students across school, starting March 1 will design and race a paper car powered by an elastic band or balloon. Prizes will be awarded for best design and winner. A school assembly with prize giving for a variety of science based contests. Prizes will be awarded. There will be a guest speaker on advances in medicine. Women in science will be a feature poster contest.

Chemistry, Engineering, Medicine/ Healthcare and Physics
Age group: 
11–14 year olds, 14–16 year olds and 16–18 year olds
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