Burwood Girls High School

Ballistics Challenge

Ballistics is the science or art of designing and accelerating projectiles so as to achieve a desired performance. The Ballistics Challenge invites Year 7 students to work in teams to design, construct and test a device which can accurately deliver a projectile to a target. Teams will compete for the opportunity to represent their class in an interclass celebration held at the end of the project.



Burwood Girls High School

Project Materials
Year Group
Year 7
Learning Across the Curriculum
Critical and creative thinking
Information and communication technology capability
Literacy
Numeracy
Personal and social capability
Science Outcomes
SC4-10PW Physical World
SC4-11PW Physical World
Working Scientifically:
SC4-4WS, SC4-5WS, SC4-6WS, SC4-7WS, SC4-8WS, SC4-9WS
Technology (Mandatory) Years 7-8 Outcomes
4.1.1, 4.2.1, 4.3.2, 4.5.2, 4.6.1
Mathematics Outcomes
MA4-4NA Computation with Integers
MA4-19SP Data Collection and Representation
MA4-20SP Single Variable Data Analysis
Working Mathematically Outcomes
MA4-1WM, MA4-2WM, MA4-3WM
School Website

Documents and forms

These forms are PRINT ONLY. Some documents on this page do not comply with accessibility requirements (WCAG 2.0).
If you are having trouble accessing information in these documents, please contact us

The outcomes addressed are from the Board of Studies Teaching and Educational Standards (BOSTES) NSW., Years 7–10 Syllabuses.

Learning Across the Curriculum covers cross-curriculum priorities, general capabilities and other areas identified by the Board of Studies Teaching and Educational Standards (BOSTES) NSW.