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Brighton STEM Holiday Workshops

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Brighton Secondary School

305 Brighton Road

North Brighton

Adelaide, South Australia 5048

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The staff and students of Brighton Secondary School’s F1 in Schools™ program are hosting a set of day-long workshops for students between 10 and 15 years of age. The workshops will create an opportunity for students of the local area to develop their knowledge and skills whilst engaging in STEM & Design Thinking areas.

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Over the course of the summer holidays, 3 different workshops will be offered that cover a broad range of material.

The 3 workshops are, as follows;

  • Design It, Make It, Race It! (Select from the dates 12th, 15th or 23rd of January)
  • Digital Design (Select from the dates 10th, 19th or 22nd of January)
  • Computer Aided Design and Manufacture (Select from the dates 8th, 17th or 18th of January)

For more information, please read the course descriptions below.

The workshop will start at 8.30am, although participants can be dropped off and will be supervised from 7.30am. The end time is approximately 4pm, but the classroom will remain open until 5pm if students wish to stay around.

Throughout the day, there will be two breaks - recess (30 minutes) and lunch (40 minutes). Both breaks will be supervised, although food is not provided. Students are encouraged to bring their own as no canteen or food purchasing facilities are available. Refrigeration is available upon request.

COURSE DESCRIPTIONS


⚠️ Please note which days are which program when ordering tickets! ⚠️


Design It, Make It, Race It!

DATES: 12th|15th|23rd

  • The Design it, Make it, Race it workshop is a single day program where the science behind the speed and how to design for it is investigated then put into practice by creating a balsa wood CO2 Dragster.

  • Culminating in a race where the cars made on the day compete to be crowned the fastest down the 20m F1 in Schools Race Track.

Digital Design (DD)

DATES: 10th 19th 22nd

  • In the Digital Design workshop, students are tasked with creating a sample of brands for an imaginary company. Working through the Design Process they will learn the digital skills needed to create templates, logos, branding graphics, workplace uniforms and marketing materials.

  • Culminating in artboards showcasing their brand designs students will also utilise advanced manufacturing machinery (Laser Cutter/Engraver) to create some samples of marketing materials such as Keyrings and engraved glasses.

    Computer Aided Design and Manufacture (CAD-CAM)

DATES: 8th17th18th

  • In the Computer Aided Design and Manufacturing workshop, students will go through the process of creating objects in 2D and 3D in the virtual world. Understanding how to break apart a complex object into its constituent shapes and be able to design an object from scratch using CAD techniques.

  • The end product will be an object that will be 3D printed, Laser cut or CNC milled which the students will also learn about how these processes are used all around the world to fabricate the items they use every day.


⚠️ Please note which days are which program when ordering tickets! ⚠️



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Brighton Secondary School

305 Brighton Road

North Brighton

Adelaide, South Australia 5048

Australia

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