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Science and technology

Science and Technology is mandatory for all students from Kindergarten to Year 6.

In science and technology, students explore the natural and made worlds. They learn how to apply scientific and technological skills, knowledge and understanding across a broad range of contexts.

Science provides a way of inquiring about the world around us. It explores evidence and investigates ways to discover, develop and produce solutions to real world problems. The inquiry and skill-based nature of science opens doors to ideas and discoveries.

Science and Technology at Ryde East Public School

At Ryde East Public School students are provided with opportunities to engage and develop their love of science, by participating in co-curricular activities like robotics, Lego brick challenge, STEM projects and science fairs.

Students have opportunities to use a variety of technology in activities related to the key learning areas of the curriculum. Laptops and iPads help to stimulate their creativity, produce an appropriate problem-solving environment, encourage discussion and communication, as well as being used to practice skills and reinforce learning in the key learning areas.

The Syllabus consists of the following knowledge areas

·      Living World

·      Material World

·      Physical World

·      Earth and Space

·      Digital Technologies

The NSW Education Standards Authority is responsible for the curriculum, kindergarten to Year 12, for all school in NSW.

Parents can access the Science syllabus  at the NSW Education Standards Authority website.