Macarthur Girls High School
STEM Action School

Robotics and authentic learning design

The Macarthur Girls High School Stage 4 STEM program is a timetabled class which introduces the innovative capacities of robotics. This program requires students to identify an aged care or disability issue and then design and build a robot to improve quality of life.

macarthur girls high

Year Group
Year 7
Learning Across the Curriculum
Critical and creative thinking
Information and communication technology capability
Personal and social capability
Difference and diversity
Work and enterprise
Science Outcomes
SC4-10PW Physical World
SC4-11PW Physical World
Working Scientifically:
SC4-5WS, SC4-6WS, SC4-7WS, SC4-8WS, SC4-9WS
Technology (Mandatory) Years 7-8 Outcomes
4.1.1, 4.2.1, 4.2.2, 4.3.2, 4.5.1, 4.5.2, 4.6.1, 4.6.2
Mathematics Outcomes
MA4-4NA Computation with Integers
MA4-5NA Fractions, Decimals and Percentages
MA4-7NA Ratios and Rates
MA4-12MG Length
MA4-14MG Volume
MA4-19SP Data Collection and Representation
MA3-9MG Length
MA3-16MG Angles
Working Mathematically Outcomes
MA4-1WM, MA4-2WM, MA4-3WM

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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.