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Governor-General’s Virtual Design Challenge

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Questacon in conjunction with the Office of the Governor General are excited to present the 2021 Governor General’s Design Challenge. This live one hour virtual workshop is set to be a valuable experience for upper primary students to use design thinking in a hands-on and highly interactive way for deeper learning about science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM).

Join Questacon presenters and Their Excellencies, the Governor- General of the Commonwealth of Australia, General the Honourable David Hurley and Mrs Hurley as they beam into your classroom for an exciting journey of tinkering, experimenting, and exploring innovative solutions around water sustainability.

You can prepare ahead of time by collecting the materials needed for the activities.

Join the Zoom webinar. The ID number is 937 2929 8415.


Padlet is a real-time collaborative platform where participants can upload content to a shared news feed. Padlet provides a great opportunity for teachers and students to interact with the presenters of the workshop.  All that is needed to access padlet is a device with a web browser and an internet connection – tablets, smartphones, laptops, or other portable devices are recommended.

Note: For privacy reasons, please refrain from sharing identifiable faces in images.

A link to the Padlet will be provided here closer to the event.