Category Archives: Project Based Learning

Sustainable House

Kurt from Year 7 recently completed one of the set activities from the PBL matrix. His focus was on the ‘Sustainable House’ task. Here are some screenshots from his presentation which was put together in Google Sketchup. Some of the … Continue reading

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PBL Planter Boxes

As part of the PBL Matrix some of our students have chosen to make planter boxes. This is one of the higher level tasks students may choose to take on in the ‘matrix style’ structure of the PBL periods.

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Project Based Learning Reflection

As we come to the end of the academic year it is important to evaluate how the PBL initiative has been received by staff and students. To begin here is a collection of the thoughts of some of our Year … Continue reading

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UNSW Sunsprint Challenge

Our Moran team travelled to UNSW last week to test their skills against schools from around the state in the mini-solar car challenge. Our team had been the only Year 7 team who proved capable of getting a working car … Continue reading

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Project Based Learning Update

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Sunsprint Challenge Update

The teams are well into constructing their solar cars. Last Friday the constructions moved a step closer to reality with the purchases from Jaycar arriving. Testing of solar cells and motors was a challenge but with some guidance from Mr … Continue reading

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Project Based Learning

Here is a sample of what the Year 7 students have been working on in their PBL classes:

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