Engineering Studies - H4 Telecommunications - Practical Activities 890 - This section contains classroom practical challenges that enhance the learning of engineering concepts. The challenges link to Engineering Studies outcome. Truss analysis Specialised test equipment Fibre optics Semiconductors Electromagnetic spectrum Modulation Data management/encryption/compression Digital logic
Since its inception in 2012 there has been over 320 schools across NSW that have received NESA endorsement to run iSTEM. It is estimated that over 10,000 NSW students are currently undertaking iSTEM instruction in State, Independent and Catholic schools across NSW, including 22 all girl schools. Between 2014 – 2020 over 8,000 students have received a Record of School […]
Engineering Studies - H1 Civil Engineering - The Engineering Profession 514 - This topic outlines the historical development of civil engineering. It uses Australian examples to highlight innovation and achievement. An understanding of the positive impacts that engineering has on people’s lives is a key concept for this topic.
Race the Sun – Sample Unit of Work The following Unit of Work was developed as a collaboration with the STEM Industry School Partnerships (SISP) program and teachers from the Cessnock Academy of STEM Excellence. It is an 8 week cross-curriculum unit to be delivered one and half to two hours per week. The Unit of Work document is available […]
Over the past few years Engineers Australia has worked with Engineering Studies teachers in the Newcastle area to develop an understanding of the needs of these teachers in the effective delivery of the Engineering Studies curriculum. We created a pilot program where we hosted a seminar/workshop/networking style forum in weeks 3 and 7 of each term that focuses on modules in […]
In the Biomedical Innovation elective students develop skills and understanding associated with statistical literacy and decision making. This unit supports the International Statistical Literacy Project promoting statistical literacy around the world. Students will utilise project-based learning activities to collect and interpret data that addresses practical research questions in areas such as business, industry, healthcare and medicine. Students develop fundamental skills in data collection, analysis and reporting methods and apply this to both simulated and real world applications.