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In a series of newly developed technology units, the students are not only learning what functional modelling is – they are discovering why it is so important and useful. Read more
Senior technology students grow their interest in sustainable energy design and supply through the context of developing energy efficient solar water heating systems. Read more
A Wellington High School student successfully designed and made a costume for the Te Papa windows for the 2013 WOW festival. Read more
A high school explores shared planning between the technology programmes at the high school and at the technology centre. Read more
Wool waste, rice straw waste, and eco-friendly dyeing are under the microscope as New Zealand researchers, designers, and companies look to create new and more sustainable textiles. Staff and students at Massey University’s textile design programme are at the cutting edge of such developments. Read more
A teacher at a South Otago junior Technology centre reviews and improves her year 7 programme to focus more deliberately on technological products and brief development. Read more
Gill Mandley at Riccarton High School rewrote her year 10 food technology programme to put greater emphasis on experimentation as a means of growing understanding of technological products and the characteristics of technological outcomes. Read more
Dorothy Hutton of Columba College used tie-dyeing to teach the functional modelling aspect of technological modelling to her year 6 students. Read more
Top graphics scholar for 2012, Nicole Austin, designed an innovative “twist and toast” portable toaster that could solve the “I don’t have time for breakfast” problem for commuters. Read more
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