Health Sciences

Chemistry: Where can chemistry take you?

Where: City East campus 
Duration: 60 minutes 

Revealing chemistry’s use in a variety of different fields, this workshop showcases how chemistry is applied every day in the health industry. Students learn in our purpose-built laboratories about chemical reactions, the process of chromatography, and the environmental impact of human activity.

Biology: Applied science in real life

Where: City East campus 
Duration: 60 minutes 

Designed to take students beyond the idea of “scientists in a laboratory” and demonstrate the application in real life situations, students will learn about the science of life through human anatomy and living organisms in the study of physiology. Students will expand their knowledge of the impact of biology, particularly in the diagnosis and treatment of patients.

Physics: The science of force and motion

Where: City East campus 
Duration: 60 minutes 

Explore the area of physics, the natural science. Learning the science of force and motion, students can also gain an understanding of the behaviour of energy and related concepts that can be applied throughout various health careers.

Nutrition: The importance of food

Where: City East campus 
Duration: 60 minutes 

Broaden your students understanding and awareness of the importance of food and nutrition. Students can learn the importance of promoting and managing foods foroptimum health, as well as exploring the reasons for food choice by consumers,impact of dietary decisions within the population and the meaning behind afunctional food.

Health and Physical Education: The impact of exercise and physical activity on human life

Where: City East campus 
Duration: 60 minutes 

Designed for students with an interest in sport, exercise and science, and physical education, this workshop explores the impact of exercise and physical activity on human life. Students become involved in scientific practical training and testing that underpins elite athlete performance, as well as seeing firsthand how exercise delivery can help improve the lives of others every day.

 

Please note, these activities are a guide only and will depend on facility and staff availability.

Bookings: Contact Jessica Sanderson on (08) 8302 1331 or email HSCMarketing@unisa.edu.au

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