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Gravity Racing

St John's College

This course provides students with an opportunity to design and construct a Gravity Powered Vehicle that they will race in an interschool challenge. The course focuses on developing student knowledge of materials and processes and how their selection impacts on the performance of the vehicles.
Students will develop: abilities in outcome development and implementation; understandings about how a materials composition and structure determines their suitability for use in products; and an ability to create high quality well crafted products.

  • Technological Products
  • Construct a Resistant Materials Product
  • Outcome Development and Evaluation – Prototype
  • Planning for Practise
  • Construct a Resistant Materials Product

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