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Interdisciplinary learning in Ting Kok Mangrove

Nature is a natural treasure of learning which allows students to broaden their horizons and inspire their thinking. Following up the successful Multidisciplinary Outing to Chung Tsai Yuen (松仔園), 140 teachers and students bounded for ecologically valuable Ting Kok Mangrove in Tai Po to perform an interdisciplinary learning program, blending a variety of aspects including Environmental Science, Biology, Geography, Information Technology, Languages and Arts. By utilizing interactive Edmodo platform, students could investigate biodiversity, water quality analysis and causes of human pollution in a creative and…

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RYSA Switzerland Tour in Visiting Roche’s Headquarters

Three of our S.1 students won the champion of the Roche Young Scientist Award (http://www.cfss.edu.hk/event20130504.html) and were granted the chance to visit Roche’s headquarters in Switzerland. During the visit to Roche’s different departments, they understood better how the departments co-operated with each other and how the logistics work. The staffs not only introduced the history of Roche, but also explained the production procedures of drugs and diagnostic instruments in detail. This was an once-and-for-all chance for them to get into the headquarters and observed the…

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CFSS Students Participated in the SSPC Japan Exchange Tour after Winning the Championship

CFSS students participated in the Hong Kong Student Science Project Competition 2013 and two teams won the championship of the junior division investigation project type and invention project type (http://www.cfss.edu.hk/event20130601.html). They were then invited to participate in exhibitions and exchange programmes. The teams were invited to introduce their projects in two exhibitions held in the Science Museum and in the Hong Kong Institute of Education. They were invited to the exchange tour to Japan as well. Before the tour started, they had a close look…

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A Path to Scientific Research: Student Science and Creative Workshop

The Science Department and the Science Club, totalling 24 teachers and students, participated in the “Science and Creativity Workshop” organized by the Hong Kong New Generation Cultural Association Science Invention Centre on 14 September 2012. It was our greatest honor to have Dr. Jimmy Wong Kam-yiu, Centre Director, to share with us “SCAMPER” Creativity Strategies, followed by a visit to the Exhibition Hall. The workshop shed light on creativity, the basic skills of invention and proper scientific writing skills. Students had acquired a lot from…

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Low-Carbon Guru: “Back to the Future” Monopoly

To promote low-carbon lifestyle, Low-carbon Gurus successfully organized “Back to the Future” Monopoly in the covered playground from 28 to 30 May 2012. Using 70 display boards, a maze was set up with thematic checkpoints, namely Global Warming Zone, Landfill Zone, Water Shortage Zone, Kitchen Waste Zone and Disaster Zone, with environmental problems arisen 50 years later coming alive to the students. Gurus wanted students to reflect the importance of their lifestyle to environmental conservation through a series of questions and punishments in the checkpoints.…

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Art and Science of Trees, Birds and Butterflies Exhibition

Our School joined the “Art and Science of Trees, Birds and Butterflies Exhibition” organized by the CUHK Tree Project and Green Education Team on 10th March 2012. Besides appreciating live performance of the theme song of exhibition “As the Way of Heaven” by Ms. Maria Tung, our students attended a series of seminars, including “The Joy of Sharing Nature” by Mr. Lam Chiu-ying, “Photography of Butterflies” by Mr. John Tse and “Tips on Green Living and Well-being” by Ms. Catherine Hung. At last, we watched…

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Low Carbon Guru Activity Series: Green Diet

Low-Carbon Gurus launched a lunchtime Low-Carbon Herbal Tea Workshop to promote low-carbon lifestyle from 5h to 7th March 2012. The herbal yea includef Perilla Special Drink and Cymbopogon Melissa Herbal Tea. Gurus successfully advocated the concept of low-carbon diet to more than 200 teachers and students in the school, and delivered all their tailor-made special drinks within 15 minutes. In addition, an Organic Food Workshop on Balsamic Vinegar Strawberry Cup was organized after school, with praise and full support from 30 teachers and students.  Gurus,…

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Popular Science Enhancement Programme

To cultivate students’ interest in Popular Science, a series of workshops, collectively named as Popular Science Enhancement Program, were launched by our science teachers and green gurus at lunchtime so that students can take initiatives to experience the magic of Science. The Program has received good response – more than 200 students participate in the Program every year.  In addition, the program coincides with the drastic increase in participation and awards in local, national and international science and technology competitions. (A) Reading Paradise (B) Plant…

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Environmental Conservation Pioneer Program

Our School has put forward sustainable development and environmental conservation as one of the Areas of Major Concern in the recent years. Green Gurus of our School take an active role to launch various rearing programs, supported with signing campaigns and green workshop to our students, so that everyone of us is instilled with the concept of sustainability and the mission of safeguarding our Earth. The programs have also helped cultivate an atmosphere to nurture Science elites. Horseshoe Crab Rearing Scarab Beetle Rearing Mangrove Conservation…

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Astronomy in CFSS

The introduction of astronomy to CFSS started in 2006 when the Astronomy Club was established. Since then, apart from regular club activities, astronomy knowledge has been brought to all students and staff through a variety of astronomy events and courses. Every year, a basic astronomy course is taught to S.2 or S.3 classes in the junior science curriculum. The students will learn basic astronomy knowledge, as well as some stargazing tips. In case of special astronomy events, all students and staff will have a chance…

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