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STEM Design Challenge: Marble Towers (Young Scholars Years 6 -8)

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Queensland Academy for Science, Mathematics and Technology

78 Bywong Street

#42

Toowong, QLD 4066

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STEM Design Challenge: Marble Towers (Young Scholars Years 6 -8)

This student-centred, engineering design task requires students to design and build a marble track that safely transports a marble to the bottom – in the most creative and unique way possible! We’ll explore ways to build towers, ramps and loops, and will then start the marbles at the top and watch them roll, spin and drop to the bottom!

Location: Queensland Academy for Science Mathematics and Technology (78 Bywong Street, Toowong)

Date: Saturday, 9 June 2018

Time: 9.00 – 11.00 am

Cost: $45.00

Capacity: 24

Students are required to wear comfortable clothes, enclosed shoes, with hair tied back, and bring a drink and a snack. All other materials are supplied

This workshop seeks to:

  • explicitly explore the concept of function
  • strengthen creativity skills and,
  • provide students with the opportunity to develop research skills including those associated with observing.

Workshop Links to the Australian Curriculum

Design and Technology

Years 5 and 6
Knowledge and Understanding

Investigate characteristics and properties of a range of materials, systems, components, tools and equipment and evaluate the impact of their use (ACTDEK023)
Process and Production Skills
Critique needs or opportunities for designing, and investigate materials, components, tools, equipment and processes to achieve intended designed solutions (ACTDEP024)

Years 7 and 8
Knowledge and Understanding

Analyse how motion, force and energy are used to manipulate and control electromechanical systems when designing simple, engineered solutions (ACTDEK031)
Process and Production Skills
Select and justify choices of materials, components, tools, equipment and techniques to effectively and safely make designed solutions (ACTDEP037)

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78 Bywong Street

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