Newspaper article The Chronicle (Toowoomba, Australia)

Science Stirs Students

Newspaper article The Chronicle (Toowoomba, Australia)

Science Stirs Students

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Byline: Gen Kennedy gen.kennedy@thechronicle.com.au

CENTRE FOR SCIENTIFIC INQUIRY

Features new biology, physics and chemistry laboratories.

The laboratories have cameras inbuilt that can project experiments being conducted on the demonstration bench onto the screen at the front of the class.

YOU would have to go a long way to find teenagers keener on science than Concordia Lutheran College students.

They've been spurred even further with the opening of the $3.2 million Centre for Scientific Inquiry at the Redlands campus.

With three new laboratories and equipment, inbuilt digital recording capabilities, wireless internet capabilities and interactive projectors, the centre is, in school captain Jenyu Shaw's words, "top notch". "Along with the building, we've been buying new physics, chemistry and biology equipment that is actually used in universities," he said.

"We have much more space. Everything is newer.

"It's just fantastic to have something that's reliable in terms of experiments - we get more accurate results here. …

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