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screen-shot-2016-10-02-at-7-44-29-pmThis term we have some students showing their STEM work at the ITS (Intelligent Transport Systems Congress) in Melbourne.  Some schools,

Keysborough Secondary College, Melbourne (Acacia Campus and Banksia Campus)
St Peters Lutheran College, Brisbane
Epsom Primary School, Bendigo (regional Victoria)
Mater Christi College, Victoria
Perth Modern, Western Australia
The Australian Science and Mathematics School / Flinders University, South Australia

have been involved with the Smart City Project where they have programmed MBots, Spheros and drones to maneuver a city automatically using sensors.

Other schools,

Box Hill High School, Melbourne
Parkview Primary School, Melbourne
Syndal South Primary School, Melbourne
Overnewton College, Melbourne

have been involved in the mini solar challenge.  If you would like to hear from them and see what they have been busily creating and how they have solved problems tune in on Thursday October 13th.  There will be 4 morning sessions on offer as well as four afternoon time slots where we will be showcasing the driverless/mini solar cars at Albert Park.

Registration is not needed and you can join by dialling 6166753 on your polycom unit or clicking this link to join via Lync Join the meeting using Microsoft Lync or join via iPad by dialling 6166753@203.113.221.202 (in the department network)

Thursday Oct 13th Times for the sessions.

Smart City/Mini Solar Challenge 10:30, 11:00, 11:30, 12:00

Driverless cars/Mini Solar Challenge – 1:00, 1:30, 2:00, 2:30

 

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