Going Bush - Tracing the power poles back to North East Tasmania’s forests
In this lesson students will learn about the origins and production of timber power poles, how and why trees are selected for power poles and why they are harvested from native forests.
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Investigate how people in design and technologies occupations address competing considerations, including sustainability in the design of products, services and environments for current and future use.
Investigate characteristics and properties of a range of materials, systems, components, tools and equipment and evaluate the impact of their use.
Examine and prioritise competing factors including social, ethical and sustainability considerations in the development of technologies and designed solutions to meet community needs for preferred futures.
Analyse ways to produce designed solutions through selecting and combining characteristics and properties of materials, systems, components, tools and equipment.
Critically analyse factors, including social, ethical and sustainability considerations, that impact on designed solutions for global preferred futures and the complex design and production processes involved.
Critique needs or opportunities for designing, and investigate materials, components, tools, equipment and processes to achieve intended designed solutions.