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Day 13 – Visit to Oxford University

Oxford University - Day 13 After being surprised by what we found at Stanford University we had no perspective before we arrived that Oxford University was about to take our breath away. You could easily spend a week here looking at the Museums, colleges and the...

Day – 12 Land Rover Design & Test Facility

Day - 12 Today's activities was made up of two visits. The first to the Land Rover Design & Test Facility at Gadon followed by a visit to the British Motor Museum. Jaguar Land Rover Unfortunately no cameras were allowed on the first tour and we all had to sign...

REA STEM World Tour Day 10 & 11

Day 10-11 ... Smithsonian to Bletchley Park Day 10 & 11 just rolled together and what amazing days they have been! It all started at the Smithsonian Space and Flight Museum at Dulles Airport in Washington DC where we came face to face with the Space Shuttle...

Day 3: Tuesday, 5 July

Awards Presentation Results Best Use of Social Media: Alpacapunch, Slovakia Judge's Special Award: Team Rhino, South Africa Portfolio & Pit Display Award: 2Fast, England Verbal Presentation Award: Wombat Warriors, Australia Sponsorship & Marketing...

Day 3: Tuesday, 5 July

Competition Activities Teams have spent the entire day attending judging sessions including Engineering, Verbal Presentations, Pit Display assessment and traversing three separate and different tracks testing the performance of their 4x4 vehicles. One section of track...

Day – 9 – 4th July Celebrations

4th July Today is the 4th July - Independence Day ... the American equivalent of Australia Day. Its a day for bar-b-ques and having fun and Washington is set up for one big party. Part of the 4th of July celebration in Washington involves a parade down Constitution...

Day – 8 Washington DC

Day 8 - Washington So much to see and so little time ... Washington is a sensory overload. The holiday weekend  has Washington full of visitors here to experience the Independence Day activities.   Day - 8 video https://youtu.be/kQGj1yWvYoo  ...

Day 1: Sunday, 3 July

Arrival, Registration & Project Element Submission 21 teams representing 14 countries converged on the DoubleTree by Hilton at the Ricoh Arena, Coventry UK today to begin their campaign to be crowned the 2016 Land Rover 4x4 in Schools World Champions. Team...

Day 6 – Ford Tour & Henry Ford Museum

Day 5 - Travel Day 5 was lost to travel from Seattle across to Detroit Michigan. This was the first experience of a US airport in operation during peak hour. What a nightmare. What started as a leisurely 2 hours check-in and boarding soon became long ques, body...

Day 4 – Boeing & Seattle

BOEING, Today was a remarkable opportunity to visit the BOEING manufacturing facility to see the assemble of the 747, 777 & 787 jet liners. Unfortunately we were not able to take any pictures inside the facility but the memories will not be washed away easily. We...

Day 3 – Stanford & Google

STANFORD University, Stanford University if an absolute surprise packet.  The history is fascinating and the grounds are stunning. We have nothing like this in Australia. The University church contained the most amazing stained glass windows and mozaics. We could have...

Day 2 – Autodesk Visit

Today we had the opportunity to visit Autodesk. We started the day at the newly established Autodesk Gallery at Number One Market Street San Francisco. The gallery is dedicated to showing examples of projects undertaken with Autodesk products and covered the areas of...