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Engineering Mechanics Unit of Work

Year Level(s) Years 11-12
Subject Area(s) Engineering Technology Maths Science Physics
Topic(s) Mining Technology
Resource Type Units of Work
Publish Date 4th Mar 2011

This is a teacher’s guide for a unit of work to cover aspects of the Engineering Mechanics section of the Queensland syllabus in Engineering Technology. The unit is constructed around a theme of mining and contains lesson plans, teaching ideas, assessment instruments and standards matrices.

Educational value statement

  • Provides teachers with a suggested sequence of lessons for a 10 week unit.
  • Identifies clear links to the Queensland Engineering Technology syllabus
  • Covers aspects of introductory mechanics, dynamics and statics
  • Includes an appendix describing the characteristics of ‘A level’ and ‘C level’ student responses to assessment items.
  • Can be downloaded as a PDF or MS Word file.


Key learning objectives

  • Students describe the nature of forces and relate weight to mass
  • Students apply the principles of mechanics to analyse forces in structures
  • Students apply knowledge of mechanics to investigate practical problems and report on their findings.

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    File Size
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