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Class Movie – F1 in Schools

Published by: Sutherland BEN Date: 30 April 2014 Find out about how the Sutherland Shire F1 in Schools™ Design and Technology Hub started with the help of Sutherland BEN and the growth the partnership has seen over the years. This region has had three teams continue...

Where is Australia’s national STEM strategy?

Engineers Australia - April 2014: Pages 42-49 By Desi Corbett The majority of countries are supporting well established science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) national programs, while the federal government is yet to mull over a cohesive strategy....

Magdalene beats the F1 in Schools field

Camden-Narellan Advertiser By Brittany Searle:  March 25, 2014, 3:03 p.m. [metaslider id=5359] MAGDALENE Catholic High School raced past the competition at the F1 in Schools National Final in Canberra last week. The Gamma Rayzing team were named the National Champions...

On the grid for F1 challenge

The Advocate By MARK ACHESON March 6, 2014, 10:30 p.m. IT'S four subjects crammed into one high-powered new course, according to Ulverstone High School student Peter Henderson. The F1 in Schools Technology Challenge is giving the 16-year-old and his team of five an...

Race Team Champs

Australian Teacher Magazine By Jo Earp AUSTRALIAN schools are leading the pack when it comes to the F1 in Schools challenge, racing to a third world championship in a row. The A1 Racing team took the honours at the world finals in Austin, Texas thanks to a...

Dynamic developers rocket to victory in 1.147 seconds

Blacktown Sun By Jade Wittmann GIRRAWEEN High School students zoomed to victory at the F1 in Schools Technology Challenge state final. Year 8 team Solar Eclipse won the development class of the event held at the University of Western Sydney's Kingswood campus on...

Racing teams have the right formula

1223 ABC Newcastle By Maynard (Online Goose) Students from around the Hunter swarmed to Panthers in Newcastle yesterday to compete against each other's design of CO2 gas powered, scale F1 racing cars.   Three tracks were set up inside the club and over 100 students...

F1 in Schools battle of car design

Herald - Newcastle By JANEK SPEIGHT Sept. 3, 2013, 10 p.m. HUNTER students battled it out yesterday to see who could design and build the best race car. The F1 in Schools competition, held at Newcastle Panthers, challenged students to use computer programs and machine...

Kids use science for speed

ABC - Tropical North Laura Hegarty: 15th August 2013 Five kids from Mackay North State High have created a 20 centimetre pocket rocket, designed to blow away the judges at the regional F1 in school's competition on Friday August 16. Year 10 students Jake Saelman,...

Big dash for race win and for jobs

The Chronicle - Toowoomba Callum Bentley:  10 September 2012 The team shirts were on, the cars were primed and the tension was high. With an almighty hiss, the two cars fired off down the track and crossed the finish line in a little over one second. In the blink of...

Students throttle up in contest

Mackay Daily Mercury Dominic Geiger:  1 September 2012 IT MIGHT not be Monaco, but Mackay students yesterday came a bit closer to realising their Formula One dreams. Schools from throughout the region raced state-of-the-art model cars at St Patrick's College for the...