Darwin High School C4E students visit Singapore
Students in Darwin High Schools Centre for Excellence (C4E) program are provided with a range of opportunities that extend their learning beyond the normal classroom. In the last two weeks of school in 2016 fourteen Year 10 and 11 Darwin High School students traveled to Singapore and Malaysia as part of the Schools C4E Program.
This annual trip to Singapore and Malaysia gives students the opportunity to widen their mathematical, scientific and cultural horizons. The 10 day experience includes visits to places of mathematical and scientific interest such as the Singapore Science Centre, the Marina Barrage Dam, the NeWater Plant and the Selangor Pewter Factory. Students also explored the Cameron Highlands, visiting a tea garden and Universal Studios.
This year the C4E Program will its biennial trip to the John F. Kennedy Space Center in Orlando, North America. By exploring and touring NASA areas, students are immersed in the past, present and future of the NASA space program. Students undergo an authentic day of hands-on mission simulations and space exploration activities designed to prepare them for the rigors of space flight. They will also have the opportunity to meet Astronauts and explore other places of interest such as the Grand Canyon in Arizona and Universal Studios in California are also part of the 18 day experience.