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School Incursions

We bring the Geelong Tech School to you with our custom-built trailer.

The Geelong Tech School trailer is able to be booked for a week at a time by partner schools.

Suitable for

Partner Schools

Duration

Book the trailer for a full week

School Incursion Programs

The following programs are on offer as incursions:

  • 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
  • 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
  • Drone Dash
    Students will learn how to code a drone to fly autonomously and navigate an obstacle course.
  • Virtual Reality
    Students will create 3D art using Google Tilt Brush and the Oculus Quest VR Headsets.

Teacher PD

With the trailer at your school for the week, we also have the ability to offer Teacher PD with your staff.

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AgriTech

Create a solution for real-world problems in the agricultural sector.

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App app and away

Using UX design principles, ideate, plan, and build a prototype mobile phone app.

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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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CAD it

Design a product using 3D CAD software, then print it on a 3D printer.

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Coasting Drones

Investigate how drones are used in industry, and assist Life Saving Victoria to save lives.

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Code Breaker Series

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

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Conservation and Culture

Create solutions for real-world problems in conservation and environmental science.

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Cyber Heist

Communicate, hijack and program to understand the vulnerabilities of online systems.

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Design for Humanity

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

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Future Bricks

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

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Future Fashion

Design and prototype a fashion accessory incorporating wearable technology.

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Game Design

Students create an “obstacle course” themed playable level using provided assets.

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Inclusion Programs

Inclusion Programs are shorter and are specifically designed for smaller class sizes.

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Laser Make

Design and construct a diorama using Adobe Illustrator and a laser cutter.

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Real Life Animated

Create and animate a 3D character, plugging in your own motion data.

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Remote & Virtual Learning

Our remote and virtual programs are accessible to Victorian schools outside the Geelong LGA.

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School Incursions

We’ll bring the Tech School to you for a week with our custom trailer.

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spARk

Design a cartoon character and bring them to life with animation and Augmented Reality.

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Street Art X

Explore Street Art as an art form, and its punchy position in the artistic landscape.

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Table Maze

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

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Tinker Time

Build an exciting mini-golf hole using cardboard, robotics and Snap! coding.

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Urban Bee-ology

Analyse urban beekeeping and design a more ‘bee-friendly’ environment.

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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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