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Conservation and Culture

Work with Parks Victoria to create a solution for real-world problems in conservation and environmental science.

A fully immersive 5-day Design Thinking program in collaboration with Parks Victoria. Students explore a range of technology options and participate in industry visits while working through the design process to address challenges linked to the industry culminating in students presenting their outcomes.

Industry Partners
Suitable for

Years 9 -10 + VCAL

Duration

5x Full days at Serendip Reserve

Student outcomes

Students will:

  • Interpret the design brief/challenge
  • Define and document a problem
  • Examine and analyse appropriate solutions
  • Ideate, brainstorm, define and map a solution proposal
  • Gain and extend a range of technology and prototyping skills
  • Prototype and test solution
  • Pitch to Parks Victoria staff

Curriculum Focus

  • Science
  • Humanities
  • Digital Technologies
  • Design & Technologies
  • VCAL

Program Overview

Parks Victoria industry visit
Day 1
Serendip Reserve
Explore emerging technology
Day 2
Serendip Reserve
Design and plan
Day 3
Partner School
Build prototype
Day 4
Serendip Reserve
Present prototype
Day 5
Serendip Reserve
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