Design & Technology: Design & Construct Machines

LevelYear 7-8
Learning AreaTechnologies
DurationSemester
SemesterSemester 1
Additional CostsNone

Who is this course for?

Students who want to design and construct mechanical and digital products while exploring engineering principles.

What will I learn?

  • Design & construct structures, mechanisms and prototypes from the course materials supplied in the post and available at home
  • Experiment with engineering principles of hydraulics, pneumatics, electronics and mechanics
  • Explore electrical circuits and simulation
  • Practice Computer Aided Design and 3D printing basics
  • Design and produce a major product

How will I be assessed?

Assessment will be based on the Australian Curriculum achievement standard for Design & Technologies.

Students will be assessed through:

  • Weekly skills tasks
  • A folio documenting the design process for a major product
  • Construction of a major product

Last updated: 02 August 2021