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Engineering workshops

Successful suspension: bridges that work, and why

Year level
Year 10, Senior Engineering Technology
Workshop activities
Learn how bridges are designed to cope with loads by building model bridges to investigate how the structures of different types withstand forces. Students are introduced to existing bridge structures to get inspiration for their own bridge designs.
Curriculum alignment
The motion of objects can be described and predicted using the laws of physics (ACSSU229)

Using force for good

Year level
Year 10, Senior Engineering Technology
Workshop activities
What stops construction cranes from falling over? How can we lift weights most easily? Students investigate moments and couples, and gain a practical understanding of a core concept of Engineering and Physics.
Curriculum alignment
Energy conservation in a system can be explained by describing energy transfers and transformations (ACSSU190)

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