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GCSE 1-9 Design & Technology - Unit 2 - Energy storage worksheet

GCSE 1-9 Design & Technology - Unit 2 - Energy storage worksheet

Match up activity to start - based around different types of energy. Moves on to look at how mechanical and chemical energy is stored. We did a learning activity in the lesson then the students went back to the sheet to complete it. Answers below. Mechanical storage Compression Tension Motion Chemical storage Batteries Gases Solid fuel Food Finishing with a flow diagram exercise where students work out where they have gained, used and lost energy throughout the day.
fentonskye
GCSE Product Design Design and Technology - Materials properties terminology cards - revision

GCSE Product Design Design and Technology - Materials properties terminology cards - revision

Blank cards and the card with answers/descriptions on are supplied. Can be used as a whole lesson or as a revision lesson/activity. Lesson to go with doesn’t cover the environmental properties but works well as a whole lesson. Print page 1 as their starter activity. Then I got the students to cut up their own cards and match the keyword (on the wordsearch) to the decription and the picture on the cards. The pictures are really effective in helping them remember which property means what. Following that there are some quizes you can get them to do - questioning each other etc. Extension to include written descriptions of materials they have been studying linking with the material properties.
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GCSE Product Design - Design and Technology - Design Methodology and Product Development

GCSE Product Design - Design and Technology - Design Methodology and Product Development

Designed as a revision lesson. Print slide 1, 9, 11 and 16 on A3 paper as student worksheets. Section 1 - are fast timed activities to try and get the students thinking of different methods of designing followed by discussion around empirical, intuitive and systematic design. Also framed around the initial designing question (Q1) on the exam which will ask students to design using different starting points. Section 2 - refresher on anthropometrics and ergonomics - great opportunity for whiteboard answers or even working together in pairs to try and product a ‘perfect’ answer. Followed by the example exam question. Section 3 - Product development - including copyright patents and an example exam question.
fentonskye
Sample unit for using drones in class

Sample unit for using drones in class

A sample unit for using drones in class - the ppt explains how we use drones in our school - we create ideas for a problem that a drone could solve in Nearpod. These designs are then planned on paper and prototyped in Tinkercad. The final version is printed using our 3D printers. We then use Tynker to program the drones. Also included are some introductory skills that you can build with your classes when they fly the drones - theres one for getting them to land the drone on a target board, and take a photo of the ‘Reconnaissance’ board and return to base. You can use the Score Card template if you want to turn it into a competitive team challenge. Take a look at my other resources if you enjoyed these - whole units are included for App Development and Animation, as well as resources for using Adobe Illustrator etc
LucyCollingwood