Hawker students discover joys of engineering at ANSTO

ENGINEERING: Luke Ellis from Hawker Area School (left) tests out the work of fellow who students who had to build a functioning bionic leg out of basic materials.

ENGINEERING: Luke Ellis from Hawker Area School (left) tests out the work of fellow who students who had to build a functioning bionic leg out of basic materials.

The Hawker Area School put their engineering skills to the test amid fierce competitors this month at the Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation’s (ANSTO) Discover Engineering Day.

Challenges included designing and building a functioning bionic leg out of basic materials, and building a stable tower out of paper.