Sustainable STEM- The Model Solar Vehicle Challenge (PL2070)


FREE for DATTA Vic members

The Victorian Model Solar Vehicle Challenge is an engineering competition involving hundreds of primary and secondary students across Victoria. Participants design and construct their own vehicle (car or boat) which is powered by the sun. They learn real skills in design, engineering, troubleshooting, sustainability and teamwork. The best designs will go on to compete in the Australian International Model Solar Challenge against the greatest from across Australia and Taiwan. 

This webinar is for primary and secondary teachers looking for a great way to engage their students in STEM. Find out how your students will design and construct their own sun-powered vehicle and learn real skills in design, engineering, troubleshooting, sustainability and teamwork. You'll get all the practical information you need to get started with the challenge, and you'll hear from participants about how they have linked the competition to the curriculum and the impacts it has had upon their classes.


4.00 - 5.30pm

Monday 15 March


Delivered via webinar - link provided on booking


Free for members.

If you wish to participate in this session, you can join DATTA Vic HERE

Image credits: Museums Victoria

Thanks to The Department of Education & Training for their support for DATTA Vic through the Strategic Partnership Programs Fund.

Disclaimer: This presentation involves practising teachers discussing their own approaches, who have shared in good faith and for general information only. It does not necessarily reflect the views of DATTA Vic, nor do DATTA Vic endorse the accuracy or suitability of the information for any particular purpose. Note that this material has not been verified by VCAA. Responsibility in response to the material must be accepted by users. For VCE, teachers must refer to the mandatory documents in relation to the VCE Product Design and Technology/Systems Engineering study designs from VCAA, which are available online and updated every year. For safety information, teachers must consult the relevant OHS Hazard Management section of the department's website.