For engineering, science is always the foundation of our work, either as an explanation of what we develop, or as the impetus for us to investigate a new concept to its application.
The area of Indigenous Science is a rich area of research, as it involves talking to different people around the country to present what their knowledge was about fire stick burning, medicine, tool making and resins.
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The 5 rights are presented here in a logical sequence likely to be the one most frequently applied to engineering projects. However it is important to realise that all five are interconnected, and any one may turn out to be the beginning point for any particular project.
The key factor here is learning how to be confident that the people with whom you are engaging in conversation are the ‘right people’. Read more... (1323 words, estimated 5:18 mins reading time)
Describing the 5 Rights full post
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Values and beliefs influence every aspect of how we suggest managing relationships among the factors in the intersection. In this regard we developed a set of principles we call the ‘5 Rights’ to guide interactions among the three worldviews.
These ‘5 Rights’ are not about entitlements. They are about appropriateness and suitability of behaviours, and are intended to guide thinking and actions in those complex situations where the Worldviews are interacting. The ‘5 Rights’ are
The following story illustrates their successful application to a specific teaching context. Read more... (789 words, estimated 3:09 mins reading time)