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Darling Downs Science and Engineering Challenge Day 1

Congratulations to Dalby Christian College for their success in the first day of competition at the Darling Downs Science and Engineering Challenge today (May 21).

Congratulations to Dalby Christian College for their success in the first day of competition at the Darling Downs Science and Engineering Challenge today (May 21).

The University of Southern Queensland (USQ) will host 30 schools over four days for the regional competition, featuring hands-on activities like building bridges and ‘Mars rovers’ emphasising the principles of science, engineering and technology.

Participating schools will include:

 May 21 - Crow's Nest State School, Warwick State High School, Pittsworth State High School, Dalby Christian College, West Moreton Anglican College and St Mary's College, Ipswich.

May 22 - St Mary's Parish School, Goondiwindi, Faith Lutheran College, Assumption College, Miles State High School, Nanango State High School, Millmerran State P-10 School, Harristown State High School, and Our Lady of the Southern Cross College.

May 23 - Chinchilla State High School, Toowoomba Grammar School, Highlands Christian College, St Joseph's College, Toowoomba, St Mary's College Toowoomba, Highfields State Secondary College, Bremer State High School, and Darling Downs Christian School.

May 24 - St Peter Claver College, St Ursula's College, Clifton State High School, Oakey State High School, Toowoomba Christian College, Downlands College, Centenary Heights State High School, and Laidley State High School.

To learn more, visit www.usq.edu.au/study/faculty-events/2019/05/regional-science-and-engineering-challenge

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Pittsworth State High School’s Beccy Cory, Shania McLennan and Maxine Lovell (activity - Return to Mars)