Students go behind the scenes in private Parliament House tour
The physics of scrambled eggs
TWO groups of Year 10 students are putting their physics knowledge to the test in an egg drop challenge.
With a number of tried-and-tested models (such as a box filled with padding) along with a number of creative solutions, the students have put their models through their paces to varying success.
One thing the group has definitively learned – an egg in a balloon filled with water makes a big mess.
MP JAMES Lister invited Stanthorpe State High School hospitality students to join him at a recent function held at Parliament House in Brisbane.
The function’s purpose was to promote everything his Southern Down electorate offers. Five students, escorted by hospitality teachers Tanya Hamilton and Melissa Pascoe, were privileged to serve the food prepared by parliamentary chefs, highlighting Southern Downs’ famous produce.
Students were congratulated on their professionalism and Mr Lister MP applauded the Queensland Government for continuing to fund the Queensland College of Wine Tourism, where the students train each week.
After the service, the team were given a grand tour of Parliament House, including the private function and dining areas only available to sitting MPs.
This was a very special treat as they were greeted by MPs and staff, eager to show them around.
Thanks must go to Mr Lister for the invitation and to Mario from Parliamentary Services for looking after the group.
GIVEN THE TOUR: Stanthorpe State High School hospitality students and teachers recently attended a function at Parliament House.
Students have been putting their physics knowledge to the test using eggs.