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School Incursions

We bring the Geelong Tech School to you in our very own custom built STEM Trailer.

Suitable for

Years 7-10 + VCAL

Duration

Full week at your school

Due to transport and setup logistics, the trailer is only able to be booked for a week at a time. It will remain at that school for the duration of the week and is to be utilised by as many classes as possible during that week.

 

We are offering the following programs as incursions:

 

  • Fast Physics

    A multi-lesson program facilitated at Partner Schools where students explore the physics behind vehicle motion. Newton’s Laws are investigated by collecting data on the effect of change in mass on a 3D printed car racing down a 20 metre track.

    The program offers physics content delivery as well as modelling of a Scientific Method investigation.

  • Fast Cars

    A multi-lesson program facilitated at Partner Schools, students will participate in making paper vehicles to race on a 20 metre track and analyse their results. This allows reflection on the influential forces on vehicles

  • Drones

    Students will learn how to code the drone to autonomously fly and navigate an obstacle course. The program offers mathematical and digital technology content.

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Future Bricks

Students investigate Hemp as a sustainable and viable building product for the future.

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Backed up to the Future

Design a robot that removes blockages in the pipes and drains around Geelong.

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Water Reality Check

Research and create a ‘360 Story’ about the Barwon Water Cycle.

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Bot Rescue

Explore how robots may be used to assist with natural disaster response operations.

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The Last Mile

Utilise physics and motion to undertake a design project exploring the future of mobility.

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Bees with Backpacks

Analyse data collected from bee hives to design a more ‘bee-friendly’ environment.

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Coasting Drones

Investigate how drones assist Life Saving Victoria, and then produce a safety campaign.

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Virtual X

Develop and apply creative design skills to create a 3D artwork in a VR environment.

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Design for Humanity

Students design & prototype an engineering solution to a real-world humanitarian problem.

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Future Fashion

Design and prototype a fashion accessory incorporating wearable technology.

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Tinker Time

Build a project using Hummingbird electronics and Snap! coding.

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Table Maze

Design and build a cardboard maze then use block code to automate a solution.

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Robotics

Design and construct a robot to do the heavy lifting in a warehouse.

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One Minute in 360

Use 360 cameras to film a one-minute movie, then view it wearing a VR headset.

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Check Mate

Design your own chess piece using 3D CAD software and then print it on the 3D printer.

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Leather Bound

Design and prototype a leather product using Illustrator and a laser cutter.

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Tilt Brush in VR

Paint a modern masterpiece on an endless canvas using Tilt Brush in Virtual Reality.

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Drone Dash

Use geometry, measurement and block coding to fly your drone around the course.

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Incursions

We bring the Geelong Tech School to you in our very own custom built STEM Trailer.

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Code Breaker Series

Learn about microprocessors, build circuits, and write code to perform different functions.

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