Kids learn from their own scientist
DURING this term Julatten State School has welcomed an association with CSIRO to develop STEM in the primary school setting.
Mr Fred Birkbeck has been officially appointed as the Julatten Scientist in School. Mr Birkbeck will promote and support programs for students in: • Science • Technology • Engineering • Maths He has professional qualifications in electronics and mathematics and has had a lengthy career in enabling students and young adults to achieve their career goals and personal dreams.
During next term, Mr Birkbeck will support the Yr 5/6 class with building electrical circuits in weekly science lessons.
His role as Scientist in School will be to support senior students to transition to secondary education and develop individual pathway plans.
Julatten State School is excited to have a Scientist in School and is looking forward to a long term and productive relationship with Mr Birkbeck.
Julatten schoolkids had a ball celebrating their reading achievements.
Fred Birkbeck at Julatten State School