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STEM Workshop – Destruction Challenge
Design and destroy!
Learn how buildings and towers are built to withstand the powerful effects of natural disasters. Design and construct a structure following the criteria and test whether it can survive a simulated earthquake, tornado and more! A fun introduction to the Engineering Design Process for primary school students.
NSW SYLLABUS LINKS:
ST1-2DP-T Uses materials, tools and equipment to develop solutions for a need or opportunity
ST2-2DP-T Selects and uses materials, tools and equipment to develop solutions for a need or opportunity
ST2-8ES Describes some observable changes over time on the Earth’s surface that result from natural processes and human activity
ST3-2DP-T Plans and uses materials, tool and equipment to develop solutions for a need or opportunity
ST3-9ES Explains rapid change at the Earth’s surface caused by natural events, using evidence provided by advances in technology and scientific understanding
DTLS-1 Identifies that a process is used to develop design solutions
DTLS-2 Considers factors that influence design
BROUGHT TO YOU BY: Science Space
Live Event - By Request
Joining The Event
Requirements: Technology, Materials and Pre and Post event requirements.
Our sessions are run in Zoom. A Zoom link and suggested materials list will be emailed to teachers once a date and time has been booked with the Science Space Bookings Officer.
Participants will need:
*Computer with internet access, webcam and microphone
*Projector or large screen TV with adequate speaker system for students to see and hear the presenter
*Recycled materials or construction toys (e.g. LEGO) if you would like to build along with the presenter
If you have any queries please contact the provider
Name: Science Space
Phone: 02 4286 5000
Email: [email protected]