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Creative drawing task and Inspirations

Creative drawing task and Inspirations

This is an activity i do with my students to get them thinking about wild ideas and not have to be perfect all the time. Each student will get 3 stacks of paper. Each stack has a noun, adjective and verb. (a list is provided in the power point, you can print and cut them out). They will read the descriptions and draw the first thing that come to their mind. A lot of fun and can get loud! The presentation continues to talk about inspirations and what the inspiration was for famous designs (another game). Another drawing task which gets the students to morph two random items together.
luckyiffy
Differentiated homework sheet - KS3 TEXTILES

Differentiated homework sheet - KS3 TEXTILES

Enable students to select their own homework activities. Can be used as a long term homework project or weekly. We have seen a dramatic increase in homework submission since taking this route.
lisamo01
Ks3 Design Technology Homework

Ks3 Design Technology Homework

Ks3 homework for Design Technology. It is based on the Nando’s takeaway homework sheets. However, have adapted it for certain areas. Two for Year 8 & 1 for Year 7. Please feel free to use and adapt. Good for ideas. Any feedback appreciated. Enjoy
dan1027
Textiles Graffiti inspired boy friendly bag project

Textiles Graffiti inspired boy friendly bag project

Includes a power point and student work booklet with information such as industrial methods of production, lay-planning and designing based on the theme of graffiti. Boy friendly textiles project that I have done with year 9. Students create a pouch style bag with their client being a festival goer at Glastonbury.
lisamo01
Year 7 Textiles Bag for life booklet and powerpoint

Year 7 Textiles Bag for life booklet and powerpoint

Year 7 booklet and powerpoint to aid delivery of a Textiles bag project based on the bag for life. Booklet encourages students to research design and make a bag based on the theme of ‘Space’ however this could easily be adapted to any theme.
lisamo01
World Cup Manufacturing Russia 2018

World Cup Manufacturing Russia 2018

Take a look at the teams and 32 countries that have qualified for the World Cup. 39 slide Power Point presentation with supporting work sheet. Areas of Focus: Population Export/ Manufacturing The Top ten expensive players who will win Spot the ball Ideal for a one off lesson with World Cup Theme Published in Power Point & Word
arcam1
Skill Strips- Technologies

Skill Strips- Technologies

Contains 7 different skills strips Skill building tasks to develop essential D&T attributes such as sketching, rendering and 3D CAD modelling skills. Can be used as starters, plenaries or extension tasks. Made for BGE pupils studying Technologies. I printed these out and have them on the wall for pupils to use at their leisure.
misselliott00
Sustainability product analysis-lesson in a bag

Sustainability product analysis-lesson in a bag

To use this resource you will need some exisiting textiles products (cotton ones and ones that were made in India work best) and some gift bags. I teach this in groups and it takes about 45 minutes. This activity has been made for yr 8, however, it could be easily adapted for any yr group. I have extended this activity using exam style questions and student presentations.
jalo07
Fibre to fabric product analysis-lesson in a bag

Fibre to fabric product analysis-lesson in a bag

To use this resource you will need a range of cotton products and some gift bags. I usually teach this in groups with yr 7, however, it could easily be adapted for other year groups. I have used this style of lesson for every year group and even for GCSE exam revision. It can be adapted for most topics. I will also be uploading one that is based around wider issues and smart materials. The activity takes about 45 minutes and can be extended using exam style questions or student presentations.
jalo07
SECONDARY INDUSTRY- Ethical Shopping- Intro and Advert design- ENGAGING AND CREATIVE

SECONDARY INDUSTRY- Ethical Shopping- Intro and Advert design- ENGAGING AND CREATIVE

Used as a joiner lesson between introduction to secondary industry and Nike Sweatshops. The student learn about what Ethical Shopping is and how they as consumers have the power to change industry. They really enjoyed designing their adverts and were very proud when I put them on display. They produced them on computers but some did them on paper, both work as long as it is heavily sampled as many struggle at first with an adverts purpose and layout. The students will have lots of questions and I usually spend 3 lessons on this in total- 1st- introduce term and explain and assess sample ads/start designing. 2nd- Complete design and finish for homework. 3rd- Peer assess each other’s and link it to the environment. They then go on to learn about Nike and their understanding of ethical examples really helped them engage and progress. Please review if you download, thanks :)
sheppard2011
Smart, Modern, Composite Materials and Technical Textiles

Smart, Modern, Composite Materials and Technical Textiles

A whistle stop lesson to introduce the topics of Smart Materials, Modern Materials, Composite Materials and Technical textiles for the 9-1 AQA D&T Specification. Includes information slides on each material topic and exam questions from sample papers or past papers to appy the knowledge.
Rebecky136
Markmaking Drawing Examples - KS3 / KS4

Markmaking Drawing Examples - KS3 / KS4

Resource sheet to support the production of effective markmaking when drawing in pencil, pen or other media. Work sheet provides ideas for students to take inspiration from to help generate textures and surface pattern when drawing from Primary or Secondary resources. Works best when printed off A3 as original document was created. Produced by Author - R Evans no alternative copyright obligations
rvevans88
Analysis of Products- AQA GCSE D&T

Analysis of Products- AQA GCSE D&T

A lesson suitable for the new specification GCSE AQA D&T. Linked to exam board practice sample exam papers and sample questions. Lesson is based around analysis or evaluation of a range of different products against specific features (Aesthetics, Ergonomics, User suitability). Group/paired task (with worksheet provided at the end of the powerpoint). Individual exam-style question task and self assess task.
Rebecky136
Methods of Production

Methods of Production

A powerpoint lesson to introduce or re-cap the main methods of production. Suitable for use for legacy specifications in D&T (Product Design, Textiles etc.) and also as part of the new D&T 9-1 Specification. Written for AQA specifications, could be adapted to others. Objectives: List the main methods/types of production Identify the methods of production used for different products Compare methods of production – advantages/disadvantages Information slides as well as student task - advantages and disadvantages and identifying products.
Rebecky136
Technology Literacy Frames (Differentiation)

Technology Literacy Frames (Differentiation)

A5 Technology cards that can be printed and inserted into IKEA Tolby frames. 4 x Designs including; Colour Theory, Technology Keywords, DT Equipment & Adjectives -Excellent resource for weaker students to grab and use when needed. -Editable/Adaptable file using PowerPoint -Can be printed larger for posters etc.
ShaniceWelsh
Design Technology : Skills Strips (Differentiation)

Design Technology : Skills Strips (Differentiation)

Differentiation. One of the most important things in every classroom, but sometimes the hardest to manage. Skills Strips are a visual aid that helps low level learners with instructions in the classroom Includes 6 pre-designed Technology skills : Sketching, Reflecting, Isometric, Evaluating, Analysing and Cutting. -6 different technology skills cards already set up, ready to print and use. -Print A3 and laminate so that students can tick off stages as they work. -Can be fully edited and adapted using PowerPoint. For more detail on this resource, visit - www.educationbycreation.com
ShaniceWelsh
2 x 1 hour GCSE Design Resistant Materials Revision Lessons Ergonomics & Anthropometrics

2 x 1 hour GCSE Design Resistant Materials Revision Lessons Ergonomics & Anthropometrics

2 x suggested 1 hour revision lessons on the theme of ERGONOMICS ANTHROPOMETRICS Includes a selection of starter wordsearches, crosswords etc on the theme. Powerpoint so can be used on the board or printed as a series of activities and worksheets. I use these as one off lessons for lower school groups or revision-style lessons with upper school groups. Very little preparation needed other than some props and printing the appropriate slides.
mikedean
16 x 1 hour GCSE Design Resistant Materials Revision Lessons Exam Questions Tools etc

16 x 1 hour GCSE Design Resistant Materials Revision Lessons Exam Questions Tools etc

16 x suggested 1 hour revision lessons on the theme of WOODS and manufactured boards METALS PLASTICS SMART and modern materials COMPONENTS STOCK SIZES WOOD JOINTS ADHESIVES FINISHES HAND TOOLS POWER TOOLS COMPOSITE MATERIALS ERGONOMICS ANTHROPOMETRICS ISOMETRIC DRAWING ONE & TWO POINT PERSPECTIVE DRAWING Powerpoint so can be used on the board or printed as a series of activities and worksheets. I use these as one off lessons for lower school groups or revision-style lessons (one per weekl) with upper school groups. Very little preparation needed other than some props and printing the appropriate slides.
mikedean
GCSE Design Resistant Materials Revision Lesson #16: 1 & 2 Point Perspective Drawing Study Guide

GCSE Design Resistant Materials Revision Lesson #16: 1 & 2 Point Perspective Drawing Study Guide

A suggested 1 hour revision lesson on the theme of ‘Isometric Drawing. Powerpoint so can be used on the board or printed as a series of activities and worksheets. 32 slides in total with some filler simple activities, exam style questions and information slides. I use these as one off lessons for lower school groups or revision-style lessons with upper school groups. Very little preparation needed other than some props and printing the appropriate slides.
mikedean
Iterative Design Help Pack

Iterative Design Help Pack

Iterative Design Help Sheet/ A1 poster A2 poster in the style of London Underground to help promote the Iterative Design Process in the new D&T coursework at both A Level and GCSE. Visual so students can see they can do any of the tasks in any order. (can be printed in A2/ A3 or A4) Which stop will you stop at next? PLUS Iterative Design Help Cards Pack A pack of Cards to inspire iterative process. Students can pick out a card at random and complete the tasks and answer questions on the card they pick out. Again to help students that are stuck on what to do next. *Both in PDF format. *
hornoramadesign
Coursework Guidelines

Coursework Guidelines

GCSE Coursework Guidelines pack for Design Technology. Can be used for AQA, iGCSE and any course where a portfolio needs to be created. Each pages has the title, examples and points that need to be covered.
dan1027
GCSE Design Resistant Materials Revision Lesson #15: Isometric Drawing Study Guide Exam Questions

GCSE Design Resistant Materials Revision Lesson #15: Isometric Drawing Study Guide Exam Questions

A suggested 1 hour revision lesson on the theme of ‘Isometric Drawing. Powerpoint so can be used on the board or printed as a series of activities and worksheets. 22 slides in total with some filler simple activities, exam style questions and information slides. I use these as one off lessons for lower school groups or revision-style lessons with upper school groups. Very little preparation needed other than some props and printing the appropriate slides.
mikedean
GCSE Design Resistant Materials Revision Lesson #14: Anthropometrics Study Guide Exam Questions

GCSE Design Resistant Materials Revision Lesson #14: Anthropometrics Study Guide Exam Questions

A suggested 1 hour revision lesson on the theme of ‘Anthropometrics’. Powerpoint so can be used on the board or printed as a series of activities and worksheets. 21 slides in total with some filler simple activities, exam style questions and information slides. I use these as one off lessons for lower school groups or revision-style lessons with upper school groups. Very little preparation needed other than some props and printing the appropriate slides.
mikedean
GCSE Design Resistant Materials Revision Lesson #13: Ergonomics Study Guide Exam Questions

GCSE Design Resistant Materials Revision Lesson #13: Ergonomics Study Guide Exam Questions

A suggested 1 hour revision lesson on the theme of ‘Ergonomics’. Powerpoint so can be used on the board or printed as a series of activities and worksheets. 38 slides in total with some filler simple activities, exam style questions and information slides. I use these as one off lessons for lower school groups or revision-style lessons with upper school groups. Very little preparation needed other than some props and printing the appropriate slides.
mikedean
Smart and Modern Materials Card Sort

Smart and Modern Materials Card Sort

A great lesson starter/settler or revision tool. Learners are to match the image of the smart and modern material to the properties and the uses. Cards are designed to be able to be printed back to back and laminated.
lsshales
Sustainability and the KINDER egg

Sustainability and the KINDER egg

How is the Kinder Egg having a negative impact upon the Enviroment. A fun and engaging lesson, Works well when pupils get to handle kinder eggs during the lesson. Good you tube link to manufacturing. Year 11 found this very engaging and useful
mrcornwell1985
12 x 1 hour GCSE Design Resistant Materials Revision Lessons Exam Questions Tools etc

12 x 1 hour GCSE Design Resistant Materials Revision Lessons Exam Questions Tools etc

12 x suggested 1 hour revision lessons on the theme of WOODS and manufactured boards METALS PLASTICS SMART and modern materials COMPONENTS STOCK SIZES WOOD JOINTS ADHESIVES FINISHES HAND TOOLS POWER TOOLS COMPOSITE MATERIALS Powerpoint so can be used on the board or printed as a series of activities and worksheets. I use these as one off lessons for lower school groups or revision-style lessons with upper school groups. Very little preparation needed other than some props and printing the appropriate slides.
mikedean
GCSE Design Resistant Materials Revision Lesson #4: Smart & Modern Study Guide & Exam Questions

GCSE Design Resistant Materials Revision Lesson #4: Smart & Modern Study Guide & Exam Questions

A suggested 1 hour revision lesson on the theme of ‘Smart & Modern Materials’. Powerpoint so can be used on the board or printed as a series of activities and worksheets. 46 slides in total with some filler simple activities, exam style questions and information slides. I use these as one off lessons for lower school groups or revision-style lessons with upper school groups. Very little preparation needed other than some props and printing the appropriate slides.
mikedean
New Specification - Design Technology Unit 3

New Specification - Design Technology Unit 3

This is suitable for anyone teaching the New Design & Technology Specification. The multiple choice questionnaires come with the answers in an EXCEL format. If you operate within a G-mail education setting then these forms can be used in a Classroom format and ‘SELF MARK’ with the Flubaroo app. If you have a g-mail I will share the Unit 3 folder with you so it goes directly onto your Google drive. Please e-mail ma.green@hotmail.co.uk Hope you like and use within your lessons! Follow us on twitter @EPA_Technology​
MIKEY1984
New Specification - Design Technology Unit 2

New Specification - Design Technology Unit 2

This is suitable for anyone teaching the new AQA Design & Technology specification. The multiple choice questionnaires come with the answers in an EXCEL format. If you operate within a G-mail education setting then these forms can be used in a Classroom format and ‘SELF MARK’ with the Flubaroo app. If you have a g-mail I will share the Unit 2 folder with you so it goes directly onto your Google drive. Please e-mail ma.green@hotmail.co.uk Hope you like and use within your lessons! Follow us on twitter @EPA_Technology
MIKEY1984