Tuesday, February 19 2019

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Iona Fusion Meets the Halfway Mark

Iona Fusion Meets the Halfway Mark

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It is officially halfway through the six-week build window for the First Robotics Competition. The team are currently working on 'motion profiling' and have begun to wonder if they need more monitors for their control station. The team looks forward to the full reveal of their robo ...
Iona Fusion Yearn for Houston

Iona Fusion Yearn for Houston

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The early aviation pioneer ― Antoine de Saint-Exupéry is quoted “If you want to build a ship, don’t drum up the men to gather wood, divide the work, and give orders. Instead, teach them to yearn for the vast and endless sea.” The Iona Fusion Robotics team is yearning for the FRC  Worl ...
Robotics Build Continues

Robotics Build Continues

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The robot building continues as our Iona Fusion team heads into their second week of preparation for the 2019 First Robotics Competition. Students have been prototyping to solve the challenges for the competition. There are no plans to follow or templates - this is purely the innovati ...
2019 First Robotics Competition

2019 First Robotics Competition

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Several students, teachers and mentors of the SCAS "Iona Fusion" robotics team have returned to school early this week and have started work on their 2019 campaign for the First Robotics Competition to be held in Sydney from the 15th to 17th March. The theme of the 2019 challe ...
Primary Producers Enlighten our Geographers

Primary Producers Enlighten our Geographers

Academic News, Innovation
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Our Year 10 Geography students partook in the second annual SCAS “TEDx inspired” sustainable agriculture talks. Students and staff alike were privileged to hear from three local primary producers that are at the forefront of sustainable and regenerative agriculture. Jeremy Bradley an ...
Sustainability at SCAS

Sustainability at SCAS

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The SCAS Veggie Patch is a beloved place for our Stage 1 students. Each long break students can come along and lend a hand to the garden. From weeding to watering, students are immersed in gardening best practice. We encourage students to take these skills home with them and perhaps even ...
From STEM to STEAM at SCAS

From STEM to STEAM at SCAS

From the Directors, Innovation, STEAM
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STEM – we know what it stands for, but what does it mean? Recently, the idea of adding the arts to STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) programs has been gaining momentum. At St Columba Anglican School we have embraced the A as an essential component of the acronym an ...
Technology in Primary School Education

Technology in Primary School Education

Innovation, Primary
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Year 1 This term students in 1G have been exploring the use of Beebots in Maths. Beebots are simple robots that can be programmed to move using arrows located on the Beebot's back. Students had to write procedures, also known as algorithms, to program the Beebot to move using positional ...
Code Club

Code Club

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Code Club runs every Monday and Tuesday during long and short break in the Library. During Week 4 we explored Makey Makeys. Makey Makeys are a piece of hardware that can replace the keyboard and runs using simple circuits. During our inquiry, students used the Makey Makeys as game cont ...