The following is a list of links to websites with useful information for teachers and students.
DESIGN AND TECHNOLOGY TEACHERS ASSOCIATIONS
- Victoria - www.datta.vic.edu.au
- New South Wales - www.iiate.asn.au
- Queensland - www.intad.asn.au
- South Australia - www.datta.sa.edu.au
- Western Australia - http://members.iinet.net.au/~datta
- World Association of Technology Teachers - www.technologystudent.com/watt/wattex.htm
The Technology Student Site
A really good site with lots of information on electronics, mechanisms, tools and health and safety.
Victorian Curriculum and Assessment Authority
Revolution Education - The home of Picaxe - http://www.picaxe.com/
This site has data sheets on a huge number of semiconductor components.
This group of students are out to change the world, and what they do is very impressive. Well worth a look at what they do and worth supporting: http://roderage.com.au/#
The Alternative Energy Association - a lot of information on the many facets of alternative energy. Publishers of ReNew magazine.
This is a website, that has "Solar Energy Tips and Resources": worth a look, even though it is more aimed at household and industry www.engios.com
Lots of information on all types of batteries to be found at Battery University.
MODEL SOLAR CHALLENGES
The Australian-International Model Solar Challenges for cars and boats are held in the various states, with the culmination being the National competition.
o Australian International Model Solar Vehicle Challenge ; http://nationals.modelsolar.org.au/
o Victorian Model Solar Challenge http://www.modelsolar.org.au/
o NSW Model Solar Challenge http://www.science.unsw.edu.au/sunsprint-challenge
o NT Model Solar Challenge http://www.sunchase.org/
o Tasmanian Model Solar Challenge http://www.tassolarchallenge.org/
o Model Solar Challenge discussion forum http://www.solarfreaks.com/
Technology workbooks for Year 11 & 12.
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