RiverConnect introduced the Shepparton High School Science staff School to John Caldow, the field officer for the Bug Blitz program. This program aims to reignite in students, the spark of discovery in Science by inviting them to participate in various biological projects and is sponsored by founder and philanthropist, O.E Wilson.
Shepparton High school year 8 science students studied the unit ‘Reach out to your River ‘ during Term3. We travelled to the SHS “reach” on the Goulburn River at Cemetery Bend (Rudd Rd) on six consecutive Fridays, to investigate the river and the Riparian Zone.
On Friday 20 August 2010 St Mels celebrated National Science Week and the International Year of Biodiversity with a whole school ‘Biodiversity Buddy Day’. The students participated in a range of activities throughout the day, investigating the biodiversity in our local environments.