Science on the Road

Course Code: 
Domain: Science
Length of Course: Trimester

Unit Information

Do you want to help young drivers become expert road users and limit injuries during car accidents? Use your skills to examine the crumple zone, work out how to improve a car’s structure and explore physics in action.

In this course you will explore the physics, health and essential mathematics of road safety. You will review safety features in cars and their capacity to reduce injury. Could you design and build the car of the future while considering ethical uses of natural resources and ecological issues such as fuel emissions?

Pathway Information




This course is further complimented by:

  • Physics (ATAR)
  • Integrated Science (General)

Students undertaking this course may wish to consider tertiary studies in:

  • Physics
  • Engineering

This course suits direct workforce entry into the following:

  • Laboratory Worker
  • Machinist
  • Armed Forces
  • Conservation

Additional Information

Estimated Charges: $50