A TWO DAY Professional Development event HOT will run at Macquarie Fields HS on the 25th & 26th May.
Hands On Tech (HOT) are two day immersive sessions that allow you to learn new techniques with experts, required materials and equipment.
2. Turning small objects on a timber lathe & General lathe sharpening techniques - 5 person capacity - $450
Turning small objects on a lathe in a woodwork classroom including Pens, (Wooden and resin pen kits) Rings, (Wooden and Metal core) bottle stoppers and small spindle turning, honey dippers etc. Making resin blanks and using resin in your projects. This course will also look at General lathe sharpening techniques.
3. Timber for stage 4 - 12 person capacity - $350
Make timber projects suitable for Stage 4. Learn simple joint making and troubleshoot where your students may experience difficulty. Learn how to make the projects from a student’s perspective.
4. Art Metal Work - Stage 4 and 5 - 6 person capacity - $500
This course is intended for those who have never done silver jewellery before and are looking to introduce it as a stage 4 option in Technology (mandatory). You will learn how to make a plain silver ring, a twisted ring and a pendant in sterling silver. This is taught from metalworking principles and can be taught in a metalwork room with quite basic tools.
5. Etextiles - 20 person capacity - $400
This is a STEM course designed to help the absolute beginner get going with e-Textiles. Teachers will be introduced to the basic concepts of electronics and how to apply them to textile based design projects (e-Textiles).
6. Skilling You for Metal Technology – Stage 5 - 6 person capacity - $450
This course is designed to develop the correct skills to teach Metal Technology Projects to be completed: Knurled Centre Punch & Hacksaw (Full Size)
*Saturday (4 sessions of 80 minutes each)
1. Hands-on databases: design a Relational Database using MS Access (80’)a. Importing data from Excel spreadsheets
2. Hands-on Animations using Animate CC (80’)
8. Take your laser to the next level - 20 person capacity - $350
With the increasing popularity of laser cutters in schools, teachers are regularly asking for advice on optimising or maximising their usage. Are jobs taking too long, are there too many jobs or maybe your laser underutilised? Rob will provide practical, best practice processes that will reduce bottlenecks and encourage more efficient use of the laser in the your classroom.
9. River pour: Playing with Recycled Timber and More - 20 person capacity - $500
Have you always wanted to know the Tips & Tricks of doing River Pours? How to get rid of those pesky air bubbles in Pour on finishes? Or how to achieve great finishes using recycled timber? What products and requirements for internal and external conditions? This workshop will give you all the Tips & Tricks and correct products to do River Pours and more. By doing your own projects you will be loaded up with heaps of techniques for working with recycled and new timber for making unique woodwork projects. You will gain Tips & Tricks on how to take very ordinary pieces of timber from fence palings to slab timber and turn them into one off masterpieces. The plan is for you to bring manageable pieces of 2nd hand timber with you to play with over the two days. We will do the pouring / Epoxy coating on Saturday and finishing on Sunday.
10. Puppet making. Puppets for TAS - 15 person capacity - $350
12. Build an Arduino Soil Moisture Detector - 15 person capacity - $450
Note: Participants will need to supply a laptop.
13. Digital and Control Technologies - an introduction to IoT/M2M - 20 person capacity - $600
This workshop is an easy introduction to IOT/M2M Control Technologies. It addresses some Outcomes from the Digital Technologies, Engineered Systems and Materials Technologies Contexts of the new Technology Mandatory syllabus while learning to code a microprocessor. The course will introduce concepts of coding with real world devices, an introduction to microprocessors via a locally developed board with built in I/O, motor driver, multiple LEDs, LDR, buzzer output.
Note: please bring your own PPE if you are doing workshop activities, this includes:
HOT location & time:
Macquarie Fields High School
2 Harold St, Macquarie Fields NSW 2564
Saturday 9 - 4
Sunday 9 - 1
Contact Owen Telfer for more details: Owen.Telfer@det.nsw.edu.au
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Phone: 0456 688 878
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