Engineering a reef

TLF ID A002445

This is an illustrated narrative describes the engineering decisions made when building an artificial reef to slow coastal erosion issues encountered on the Gold Coast. It shows the creativity, innovation and community collaboration required, focusing on the value being an engineer brings to the individual and the local communities they serve. The downloadable PDF includes classroom activities.





Educational details

Educational value
  • Teaching and learning
Year level

4; 5

Learning area
  • Technologies
  • Design and Technologies
  • Science

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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.