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Secondary 1 Discovery Camp

Please note that the indicated academic level refers to your child’s level in 2023.


Discover how English, Maths and Science subject knowledge and skills can be useful for future careers. 

Designed around food and sustainability, students will learn how to use statistics and percentages to make sense of data and make financial decisions, explore how meat can be grown in the laboratory and learn the art of communicating in a world of changing tastes and values. 

Get creative, motivated and inspired at our camp today.


 

 

 

 

 

Camp Highlights

 

 

 

Unravel the Facts and Figures

Role play as the Chief Data Analyst of a new food start-up company and learn how to: 
  • Collect, classify and display data using different statistical diagrams
  • Interpret data from pictograms, bar graphs, pie charts and line graphs
  • Evaluate the purposes and appropriateness of the use of different statistical diagrams
  • Perform calculations involving percentage conversion and comparison
  • Solve problems involving simple and compound interests

 

 

Going Green and Lean

Navigate the challenges as the company's Chief Sustainability Scientist  and learn how to: 
  • Describe and conduct food tests to investigate the presence of proteins, fats, starch and reducing sugars
  • Evaluate the nutritional requirements for a healthy diet
  • Identify covalent bonding as the bonding formed between atoms of non-metals
  • Apply concepts of structure and bonding in relation to the physical properties of covalent compounds
  • Describe atmospheric pressure and recognise its application in the 3-D bioprinting of lab-grown meat
  • Describe forces, pressure and electromagnetic radiation, and recognise the application of these concepts to check the texture and structure of lab-grown meat

Master the Art of Persuasion

Prepare a strong pitch to win the company more public support as the Chief Communications Officer and learn how to: 
  • Synthesise and summarise information about sustainability from various sources 
  • Craft clear company vision and mission statements 
  • Write explanations on sustainable business practices for the company 
  • Present company’s sustainable practices in an infographic 
  • Craft and present a persuasive speech for TEDtalk to promote the mission and vision of the start-up 

 

 

Programme Schedule

 

Secondary 1 Discovery Camp

United Square Tuesday to Thursday
29 November - 1 December
9.00am to 12.00pm
(Lunch: 12.00pm to 1.00pm)
1.00pm to 4.00pm
United Square Monday to Wednesday
5 December - 7 December
9.00am to 12.00pm
(Lunch: 12.00pm to 1.00pm)
1.00pm to 4.00pm
United Square Wednesday to Friday
7 December - 9 December
9.00am to 12.00pm
(Lunch: 12.00pm to 1.00pm)
1.00pm to 4.00pm
United Square Tuesday to Thursday
13 December - 15 December
9.00am to 12.00pm
(Lunch: 12.00pm to 1.00pm)
1.00pm to 4.00pm
Rochester Mall Wednesday to Friday
30 November - 2 December
9.00am to 12.00pm
(Lunch: 12.00pm to 1.00pm)
1.00pm to 4.00pm
Marine Parade Tuesday to Thursday
29 November - 1 December
9.00am to 12.00pm
(Lunch: 12.00pm to 1.00pm)
1.00pm to 4.00pm


 

 

 


 

 

 

Camp Details

Duration

Day 1: 2 x 3 hours
Day 2: 2 x 3 hours
Day 3: 2 x 3 hours

(With a 1-hour lunch break)
(Please bring own lunch as it will not be provided for)

Fee

$674.10 (w/ GST)

Format

Fully physical sessions