Resources for teachers

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FastTracking the Future, Sydney Metro’s school education program, has been developed by teachers for teachers and offers insight into a current and innovative infrastructure project through classroom-ready resources including unit plans and lessons for years K -10.

To find our teacher resources, simply search by lesson, unit or stage group or type in your curriculum into the keyword search.

You can also download the complete books on primary or secondary place-based lessons/units on Sydney Metro Northwest or search for complete inquiry-based units below or via the NSW Department of Education’s Scootle site.

Videos

Powering Sydney Metro NorthwestPlay Video

Powering Sydney Metro Northwest

Powering Sydney Metro Northwest
Designing Australia’s first fully-automated rail systemPlay Video

Designing Australia’s first fully-automated rail system

Designing Australia’s first fully-automated rail system
Education program - an introductionPlay Video

Education program - an introduction

Education program - an introduction
Sydney Metro Education: Inquiry-Based Learning With Western Sydney UniversityPlay Video

Inquiry-based learning with Western Sydney University

Inquiry-based learning with Western Sydney University
Metro Minds STEAM Challenge - highlights 2018 Play Video

Metro Minds STEAM Challenge - highlights 2018

Metro Minds STEAM Challenge - highlights 2018
Sydney Metro Education: Metro Minds Ambassadors visit Catherine McAuley WestmeadPlay Video

Metro Minds Ambassadors visit Catherine McAuley

Metro Minds Ambassadors visit Catherine McAuley
Sydney Metro Education: Inquiry-based learning at Oatley Public SchoolPlay Video

Inquiry-based learning at Oatley Public School

Inquiry-based learning at Oatley Public School
 I Wonder Day at Chullora Public SchoolPlay Video

I Wonder Day at Chullora Public School

I Wonder Day at Chullora Public School
Tunnelling under Sydney HarbourPlay Video

Tunnelling under Sydney Harbour

Tunnelling under Sydney Harbour
Noise minimisation innovation at Martin PlacePlay Video

Noise minimisation innovation at Martin Place

Noise minimisation innovation at Martin Place
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Metro Minds STEAM Challenge brochure 2021

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Metro Minds  STEAM Challenge - Years 7 to 10, your Metro Minds journey starts here.

Metro Minds STEAM Challenge - The design process

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This poster lists five stages of the design thinking process to help students solve problems creatively. Against the key stages of empathise, define, ideate, prototype and test are some easy to implement tips for secondary students on how to undertake each phase most effectively. This poster is designed to be printed and hung on classroom walls for inspiration for schools undertaking the Metro Minds STEAM Challenge

Sydney's new metro trains

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Sydney’s new generation of fast, safe and reliable metro trains are now operating on the Metro North West Line. There are 15 driverless trains an hour in each direction – that’s one train every four minutes. When Sydney Metro is extended into the CBD and beyond in 2024, there will be capacity for a metro train every two minutes in each direction under the city.

School competitions