VSSEC - Victorian Space Science Education Centre
  • The Victorian Space Science Education Centre (VSSEC) was the third of six Specialist Science Centres established by the Victorian State Government. It was officially opened in 2006 by the then Victorian Treasurer, John Brumby and joined Ecolinc and GTAC in offering high quality science programs. VSSEC uses the context of space to engage teachers and students in the teaching and learning of science.

    VSSEC is situated in the grounds of Strathmore Secondary College and its inspiring spiral-galaxy shaped building, designed by Gregory Burgess Architects, offers a stimulating environment for hands-on learning. All areas within the Centre are supported by an integrated technology system which supports a rich learning environment.

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    VSSEC applies the latest educational research to develop effective programs for both students and teachers. To maintain the highest level of excellence in both pedagogy and science content VSSEC established an advisory board consisting of representatives from academia, education and the government.

    VSSEC’s programs support dedicated subject and cross-curricula domains. These programs are delivered in context and highlight career and study paths. Programs predominantly support secondary school learning however VSSEC also offers a range of outreach programs for primary students and events to engage the general public.

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    Saturday, April 12
    0900 Registration 
    0930 Schedule and logistics
    0945 Begin developing
    1230 Lunch break
    1330 Developing continued
    1630 Optional progress briefing, more developing 
    1800 Doors close for the night
    Sunday, April 13
    0900 Doors open
    0930 Logistics briefing & updates 
    0945 More developing
    1330 Submission Deadline and  Lunch break
    1430 Presentations
    1530 Judges Voting
    1600 Awards
    1630 Post event social

    Projects Nominated for Global Judging

    Galactic Impact

    THE 'C-7s' SKY-CAR ! (pronounced as 'See Havens')

    Most Inspiring

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    People's choice

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    VSSEC - Victorian Space Science Education CentreMap it
    400 Pascoe Vale Road
    Strathmore VIC 3041

    Cynthia Chen
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    Mitesh Patel
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  • The following projects were worked on at Melbourne:

    • THE 'C-7s' SKY-CAR ! (pronounced as 'See Havens')

      Project Members from this location
      • Htun Htun Oo
      • Shatirsingh (Ishraj) Inderjeet

      Our project aims were to create a Sky-Car that can be used in everyday lives of people, and most importantly, in life and death situations as mentioned in the overview above. We have looked into different Sky-Car concepts, and finally reached conclusions based on some important decisive parame... Visit Project

    • in-mouth touchpad

      Project Members from this location
      • Andrey Sidorov

      The project aims to develop new ways to input data and control software in an environment which makes traditional devices (keyboard, mouse, touch screen) difficult to use and for use cases where simple set of buttons / joystick does not give enough control and flexibility.

      My proposed d... Visit Project