Science & Maths 


Anna CHUA - Science/Maths/Technology Teacher


Year 7 SUPERSPACE excursion


This term, Year 7 students had the opportunity to be space engineers. This was all part of the SUPERSPACE program organized at the Monash Tech school located on the Monash University Clayton campus. During this 2-day program, students were introduced to the latest technology and industry research through hands-on exercises. They were able to work onsite at the University and used innovative and high-tech equipment.

Students learnt about what goes into making a space suit and developed a prototype for an interstellar mission. They used the design thinking process and made choices about elements to include in their space suit prototypes. 


The photographs below captured the students in action:

  • Hololens headsets were paired with an interactive “escape box” created by Monash Tech School
  • Exoskeleton components were explored to consider what elements would be included in their space suit prototypes.
  • Students use 3D scanned and printed space people prototype figurines and components to create their space suit prototype.
  • Students presented their ideas and explained their missions in turns