Engineering the Square Kilometre Array

Topics:

Earth and Space Sciences – The Solar System; Big Bang Theory

Additional: Careers, Technology, Engineering

Concepts (South Australia):

Earth and Space Sciences – Earth in Space

Years: 10

Word Count/Video Length: 569/2:32m

The world’s biggest ever astronomy project, the Square Kilometre Array has created some unique engineering challenges – needing monumental solutions. This interesting article and accompanying short video gives an overview of some of the issues faced and how those are being solved. Could be used alongside the Year 10 Earth and Space Sciences Curriculum.

 

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