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31 August & 1 September from 4 to 6 pm

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The Ian Potter Foundation Technology Learning Centre

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2 hours

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Teachers in Canberra and surrounding areas – get ready to immerse your students in STEM with another exciting unit from Questacon! Catching the Wind: Designing Windmills is an inquiry-based unit that explores mechanical engineering concepts for primary school students.

This free in-person, interactive professional development workshop will introduce the engineering design process while exploring how windmills function and the work of mechanical engineers. We will guide you through this unit of work, providing an opportunity to step into the shoes of your students through hands-on activities. After taking this workshop, teaching mechanical engineering will be a breeze!

Things to know

  • Suitable for educators in Canberra and surrounding areas
  • Bookings are essential – register now!
  • This is a 2 part workshop that will span 2 afternoons from 4 pm to 6 pm on Wednesday 31 August and Thursday 1 September.
  • Find us at The Ian Potter Foundation Technology Learning Centre – 60 Denison Street, Deakin.
  • Light refreshments will be provided.
  • Free parking is available.
  • For more information, contact teachers@questacon.edu.au