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RACV Energy Breakthrough program
The RACV Energy Breakthrough is an exciting program designed to provide opportunities for students, teachers, parents and local industry to work together to design and construct a vehicle, a machine or an innovation in technology that will represent an energy breakthrough.
The program encourages participants to examine and use the latest technology while considering its impact on the environment and the way people live locally and globally.
The RACV Energy Breakthrough is jointly managed by the Department of Education, the Country Education Project and Central Goldfields Shire Council - Maryborough, and proudly sponsored by the RACV.
Different levels of technology application and understanding
The RACV Energy Breakthrough has five separate categories designed to cater for different levels of technology application and understanding:
Innovations in Technology
Human Powered Vehicles
Hybrid Powered Vehicles
Objectives of Energy Breakthrough
The core values of the RACV Energy Breakthrough project are to:
Encourage greater involvement in technology classes
Encourage more girls towards technology subjects
Focus the studies on the environment and personal transport
Become part of the school curriculum
Be challenging yet accessible to primary and secondary students
Encourage participation and community spirit above winning
Change the way in which students learn and interact with the subject.