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PolyU STEM Day 2018 for Secondary 4 to 6 Students was successfully held on 18 December 2018. CEE sessions on the STEM Day comprised: STEM Lecture entitled “Nanotechnology for a Better Future” given by Dr Y. Jiang (Assistant Professor of CEE), laboratory tours and STEM workshop on “Plastic Stick Bridge Challenge”.

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Dr Y. Jiang was giving the STEM Lecture

 

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FCE Exhibition Booth at Consultation Session on Further Studies

 

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 Visiting Water and Waste Teaching Laboratory

 

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Visiting Structural Engineering Research Laboratory

 

PolyU STEM Day 2018 - Plastic Stick Bridge Challenge

Seven teams with 4 members each team were given 45 minutes to fabricate plastic stick bridge structures. The bridge structures were judged against maximum loading, lightness, aesthetic and innovation. The workshop provided an opportunity for the students to develop their analytical and communication skills and to acquire structural engineering knowledge through building and testing a plastic stick bridge structure.

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Plastic Stick Bridge Structures fabricated by seven teams

 

The participating students were highly creative and put in a lot of effort into design and fabrication.

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Winning Teams

To close the event, Mr C.L. Kwan, Teaching Fellow of CEE, congratulated the participants on their outstanding performance and presented prizes to the winners.

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Champion: The Jockey Club EduYoung College

 

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1st Runner-up: Kau Yan College

 

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2nd Runner-up: Christian Alliance S C Chan Memorial College

 

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Most Aesthetic and Innovative Award: Christian Alliance S C Chan Memorial College

 

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Mr C.L. Kwan (Teaching Fellow of CEE) (middle in the last row), technical staff and team members

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