STEAM Around Us: The Lab Greensborough

This year, we explored STEAM concepts via a range of theme based activities – from game development, marble run engineering, to digital design and animation, video and sound production, to Minecraft Education. To overcome the challenges associated with not being able...

Tech School Highlight: 3D Printing on Fabric

Tech School Highlight: 3D Printing on Fabric Emma Arnold 10 May 2021 We recently attended a professional learning session focusing on celebrating textiles with DATTA Vic. It was incredibly interesting and one part that we all enjoyed was 3D printing onto fabric. We...

STEAM Around Us: Smart Bird Feeder

STEAM Around Us: Smart Bird Feeder Jasmine Labrie 27 November 2020 Hans Forsberg is passionate about electronics, robotics and artificial intelligence in which he works as a professional. In in spare time, he trained birds (magpies) to exchange discarded items we find...

STEAM Around Us: Programmable Materials

STEAM Around Us: Programmable Materials Jasmine Labrie 16 November 2020 Architecture and computer science merging to create a new kind of materials. Programmable smart material that are designed and programmed to take the needed shape as an alternative to big robotic...

STEAM Around Us: Virtual Reality Harvester

STEAM Around Us: Virtual Reality Harvester Jasmine Labrie 5 October 2020 Did you know…Melbourne Polytechnic collaborated with Costa, Australia’s largest horticultural company and a major supplier of produce to food retailers in the country, to develop a...

STEAM Around Us: Face Mask Translator

Another pandemic fuelled innovative piece of technology: C-FACE Smart Mask! Japanese start up Donuts Robotics has developed a plastic and silicon face mask that can translate speeches into 8 different languages. Connected to your smartphone via Bluetooth, and through...