Yarra Valley Network Challenges - there are 15 Challenges available where you can link up with students from other schools in the Yarra Valley to talk about your Challenge and share ideas. Check them out and talk to one of your teachers if you would like to take on a Challenge.


ArtsArts EnglishEnglish Health & PEHealth & PE HumanitiesHumanities
ICTICT LOTELOTE MathsMaths Performing ArtsPerforming Arts
ScienceScience TechnologyTechnology  Any Learning AreaEvery Learning Area  

This subject focuses on affordable, quick to prepare, nutritious, balanced food.  Students will explore a variety of food models and government campaigns involving healthy eating to improve health outcomes and optimal development of adolescents. A variety of cooking processes will be utilised to build the confidence of students in regard to healthy cooking, healthy decisions and food safety in the kitchen.  Convenience and processed foods compared to home cooking.  Reading food labels, nutrient analysis; cost of food and budgeting will also be covered.

HumanitiesAn inscription on a stain glass window leads to a search for the truth behind the story of three brothers. Who were they? How did they die? Why doesn't anyone seem to remember? If you like mystery stories then here is your chance to be a real detective.

EnglishPerforming ArtsICTThe Raven is one of the most famous poems written telling the story of a young man whose loss of his love is highlighted by a talking bird. Sound crazy? Your task is to create a multimedia presentation based on the poem.

ScienceMathsICTImagine you are an explorer and have just discovered the land of Minecraft. What can you discover about this world? Do you catch more fish on a sunny or a rainy day? Which soil do plants grow best in? In this module you will design, carry out and analyse data from an experiment carried out in the world of Minecraft.

ScienceThe questions below are just a few you will seek answers to in this journey of all things flight!        

What was the first man made object to fly in 200 B.C?

* Who were the Montgolfier brothers?

* Why did the Hindenburg meet it's fiery end?

* What is a dirigible?

* Who is the bloke pictured on our $20 note?

Develop your scientific knowledge when learning about;

The field of aerodynamics

* The forces acting on an aircraft

* Newtons's Laws

Listen into an air traffic control tower, track planes in real time and investigate how a fatal plane crash on Mount Dandenong changed aviation laws of the time. Try your hand at writing an article for an aviation magazine, or a news report for our television studio.

ScienceMathsICTHere is your chance to design, build and test fly spacecraft on your computer as a part of the Kerbal Space Program. Can you reach a stable orbit around the planet or better yet, can you reach the moon and return safely? Note: The software is not available for iPads.

EverythingCreate a radio program to broadcast across the Internet. Use your skills in researching, writing and presenting to create a well crafted media item on any topic you like.

MathsICTwill.i.am says that people who can write computer code are today's rock stars. In this extension module you can develop skills in writing computer code that can lead you to a wide range of career opportunities - and it's fascinating.

ICTMathsGame design is more than playing the game - it involves careful planning, execution and an understanding of how a good game flows. This module has three game design packages for beginners to advanced.