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To register please send your name and contact details to Liaison@ara.ac.nz places are limited
This is a teacher, educator and educational event from a collaborative project with Ara Institute of Canterbury, UC and Fablab, focusing on Maker Education called Quakecraft. The Quakecraft challenge is to design and prototype a sustainable tiny house for extreme conditions and natural disasters, including earthquakes. Using 3D printing, laser cutting, and Computer Aided Design, teams design their very own model house and test its structural integrity on a shake table. The design thinking approach encompasses resilient community building with reference to New Brighton, South Pacific Islands and many other areas in high need of housing.
9.00am Seismic Presentation
10.00am Tour of Engineering School laboratories and see student work.
11.00am Tour of Architectural School studios and see student work.
12.00pm Pathways presentation Ara, UC and Quakecore.
12.30 pm Lunch
1.00 pm Lab 1
2.00 pm Break
2.30 pm Lab 2
3.30 pm Showcase - judging work done.
4.00pm Wrap Up
Teachers will be provided with practical tool sets, recipes and protocols that allow them to contextualise their delivery into Earth Science and sustainable high value manufacturing. Some broad links to the New Zealand Curriculum will be provided.
Ara Institute of Canterbury Engagement Team will provide Carparks, morning tea and lunch and possible networking event at the end.