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Moving a town

TLF ID A002444

This is an illustrated retelling of the engineering decisions made to relocate a town from low to high ground following a dangerous flooding event. Based on a real-life event, the story shows the creativity, innovation and collaboration required to manage the process and focuses on the value engineers brings to the local communities they serve. The downloadable PDF includes classroom activities.





Educational details

Educational value
  • Teaching and learning
Year level

4; 5; 6

Learning area
  • Science
  • Humanities and Social Sciences
  • Technologies
  • Design and Technologies

Other details

Contributors
  • Author
  • Person: Juliet Schaffer
  • Description: Author
  • Contributor
  • Person: Juliet Schaffer
  • Description: Author
  • Person: Narissa Amies
  • Description: Illustrator
  • Publisher
  • Name: Institute of Public Works Engineering Australasia Queensland
  • Organization: Institute of Public Works Engineering Australasia Queensland
  • Description: Publisher
  • Address: QLD, AUSTRALIA
  • URL: https://www.ipwea-qnt.com/
  • Resource metadata contributed by
  • Name: Education Services Australia Ltd
  • Organisation: Education Services Australia Ltd
  • Address: AUSTRALIA
  • URL: www.esa.edu.au
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Learning Resource Type
  • Downloadable
  • Text
Rights
  • This work is licensed under a CC BY-NC-ND licence. © 2022, Institute of Public Works Engineering Australasia, Queensland.