Jaguar Primary School STEM Challenge
RDA Hunter is pleased to announce the ME Program is supporting the Jaguar Primary School Challenge again this year. The event sponsors are RDA-Hunter, the University of Newcastle, PwC, and Re-Engineering Australia Foundation.
What is Involved?
- Primary schools register to be involved in the regional competition by 10th August.
- Schools who are accepted will be supplied with 15 Jaguar paper car kits courtesy of the ME Program
- Students work in teams to construct their CO2 powered paper car at school prior to the event.
- On Tuesday 5th September schools will be invited to UON to race the cars down a 20 meter track
- Each school can have up to 30 students at the event at the University of Newcastle.
How to build a Jaguar Car Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wOAD3IrFXQM
Jaguar Primary School ChallengeTM
The Jaguar Primary School Challenge engages with primary schools students and teachers in the same way as the F1inSchool Secondary School Challenge. The challenge is open to selected Primary School’s in the Hunter Region. This challenge is coordinated by The ME Program in the Hunter under license from REA Foundation and is supported by PwC Newcastle. It involves designing and manufacturing the fastest car possible emulating the design and engineering processes employed by real engineering companies, such as Jaguar Cars.
For more information about this event:
Rick Evans NSW Regional F1inSchools Coordinator & ME Program Director