Scientific Observation in Upper School

17 March 2023

Today Upper School students observed the transformation of wax – melting to liquid then solidifying again. In science we flip the ‘teach then show’ model by allowing students to first observe a phenomenon with deep curiosity, hypothesise potential answers and then test their educated guesses through experiment. Find out more below…

The ability to observe with fresh eyes is a key step in the out-of-box thinking essential for innovation. The beauty of this phenomenological approach is that it allows students the time to become scientists – motivated to trial, error and continuous inquiry through their own curiosity, observation and experimentation. Learn more about our unique Upper School for age 14-18.

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