Energy & Sustainability
C2C Power & Sustainability Project*
In the wake of a natural disaster the provision of fresh water is often a major problem. The Power and Sustainability project challenges students to determine the best operating voltage to operate a solar water pump to provide the maximum flow rate of water in a day from sunrise to sunset.
Project information can be downloaded below. For more information contact the C2C Coordination Team
*Created in association with The School of Engineering Systems, Queensland University of Technology (QUT) and The Australian Power Institute (API) and University of South Australia
Hamilton College - Year 9 Advanced Technology Project
Project Aim: Research a possible solution to Australia's energy crisis and construct an efficient wind turbine.
Click on the following link to view the presentation on a Year 9 Sustainable Energy Project.
More info on other projects in the C Program
The following video clips are great thought starters:
Generate Power In Your Own Backyard
Lighting Up A Community - An Inspiring Story
Consider the impact!
The process of engineering requires the consideration of a range of broad range of implications/effects, ie social, environmental, financial.
And one invention often generates the need for other inventions or refinements to improve it or lessen any negative impacts.
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