1 Mechatronics (1MCT2) (82)

1MCT2A
Course Description

Teacher in Charge:

Learners will explore forces, motion and energy through the medium of machines and sport.  Learners will investigate how forces are applied in a variety of contexts and apply mathematical principles.  Following a design cycle, measurement, data analysis, modelling using algebra, learners will test for and graph improvements.

 


Learning Areas:

Mathematics, Science



Pathway

2 A Changing Land (2CHANG), 2 Clockwork Universe (2CLOCK), 2 Forensic Science (2FSCI), 2 Life on Mars ( 2MARS2) Science, 2 See the Invisible (2SEE2) Physics

Career Pathways

Mining Engineer, Survey Technician, Aeronautical Engineer, Air Force Airman/Airwoman, Air Force Officer, Mechanical Engineering Technician, Aircraft Maintenance Engineer, Product Assembler, Software Developer, Architectural Technician, Army Officer, Army Soldier, Medical Physicist, Sound Technician, Electronics Engineer, Collision Repair Technician, Automotive Electrician, Chemical Engineer, Biomedical Engineer, Biomedical Technician, Biotechnologist, Metal Worker, Boat Builder, Naval Architect, Fabrication Engineer, Mechanical Engineer, Electrical Engineer, Building and Construction Manager, Line Mechanic, Surveyor, Urban/Regional Planner, Science Technician, Civil Engineer, Civil Engineering Technician/Draughtsperson, Miner/Quarry Worker, Mine/Quarry Manager, Telecommunications Engineer, Telecommunications Technician, Industrial Designer, Information Technology Helpdesk/Support Technician, Technical Writer, Medical Imaging Technologist, Electronics Trades Worker, Plumber, Gasfitter and Drainlayer, Driller, Geologist, Environmental Scientist, Electrician, Electrical Engineering Technician, Lift Technician, Energy and Chemical Plant Operator, Energy/Carbon Auditor, Engineering Machinist, Information Technology Architect, Environmental Engineer, Welder, Marine Engineer, Food Technologist, Geophysicist, Helicopter Pilot, Locksmith, Train Driver, Ship's Master, Refrigeration/Air-conditioning Technician, Navy Sailor, Navy Officer, Plastics Technician, Project Manager, Saw Doctor, Scaffolder, Water/Wastewater Treatment Operator, Test Analyst, Network Administrator, Geospatial Specialist, Data Analyst, Fire Engineer

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

Voluntary Course Contribution
Course Fee $10.00 for in class course materials and resources
Possible Field Trip opportunity to deepen and reinforce learning at an approximate cost of between $15 to $35 covering travel expenses and entry fee. * to be confirmed during the course depending on available exhibitions and events will be added to statements as and when trips and occur.

Optional Items - Recommended for home purchase and use
Dedicated learner laptop (Chrome book suitable) with learners own headset recommended.

In addition to the Senior Stationery list on our My School Office Max Portal.

Stationery items required for this course include
WA4 Writing Exercise Book 7mm Ruled 36 Leaves
A4 Display Book Insert Cover 40 Pocket Blue
Walker Maths 1.4 Linear Algebra Workbook
Walker Maths 1.3 Tables Equations & Graphs Workbook (Optional)

To keep costs low, we recommend only buying the items of stationery you do not have. Your child is welcome to bring items from home, perhaps purchased in previous years and repurposed to save money. This could include erasers, headphones, scientific calculators and padlocks for the lockers if they already have one.


Disclaimer

Please be aware, our charges may change