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Product Design - Idea Generation, Sustainability and Target Market

Product Design - Idea Generation, Sustainability and Target Market

Pupils' love being creative with this hands-on project. Students are tasked with up-cycling a waste Coca-cola bottle to create a new product for a particular target market. In this series of lesson, students are introduced to the benefits of up-cycling in relation to impact on the environment/sustainability. They then draw their own semantic mind-map to come up with product ideas of their own (creative strategy) for a certain target market. They then apply one or more of their ideas as an initial sketch. Resources have clear success criteria and peer assessment. Lesson plan is also included for further clarity. Introduction (fertile question) Class discussion Semantic mind-map task Sketching.annotation Task Peer assessment Plenary/review Optional extension tasks (rapid-prototyping, dragons den style critique) Activities should be spread over 2 lessons If you enjoyed this lesson, please see the other lessons in this or other Product Design series/SOW (where the full iterative design process is covered). In this unit, pupils will gain an understanding into what is product design and the creative process of a designer in the industry.
elliottwalker
YR5/6 CADCAM Biscuit Project - DT Introduction

YR5/6 CADCAM Biscuit Project - DT Introduction

Project is designed for a full day introduction to DT. RM- Biscuit cutters GX- Icing toppers / packaging Food- Biscuits Focus is CADCAM within DT Project was introduced in Primary classes within designing work being completed prior to attending DT sessions in workshops. I ran this project with 2 groups of 20 students 4 rooms ICT- Icing toppers RM workshop - moulds & cutters Food room - biscuits ICT - packaging students moved around all 4 rooms - 1hr in each session 1 & 2 Toppers & moulds/cutters session 3&4 biscuits & packaging
ekcochrane
Visual Aid for EAL students

Visual Aid for EAL students

EAL students often have limited vocabulary in Product Design as it is very subject specific. This Mat when laminated stays with EAL students during written activities to help them use keywords when annotating. Please follow us @EPA_technology
MIKEY1984
Zombie survival group work

Zombie survival group work

Zombie themed activity to promote research, debate, teamwork and presentation skills within design and technology and DEC. Lots of overlap with geography. Teams have to decide how they would survive a zombie apocalypse by researching and then selecting key job roles, materials, locations, crops.
sorrentomiss
KS3 Art - Introduction to Mark Making - Lesson Activity

KS3 Art - Introduction to Mark Making - Lesson Activity

Introduction to mark making KS3 art Lesson PPT & Worksheet included starter - cut up mark making cards - students pick a card & fill the square with marks main - after discussing and trialing different ways to make marks students then completed a blank letter template of their initial with their desired mark making method. ideal starter of term activity to gauge student ability
merk90
Home Lighting Wordsearch Interior Design Starter Settler Activity Homework Cover Lesson

Home Lighting Wordsearch Interior Design Starter Settler Activity Homework Cover Lesson

Wordsearch on the theme of 'Home Lighting'. Powerpoint so can be used on the board or printed as a worksheet. Includes space for students to explain the keywords and suggested extension activities. Can take 10 minutes or an hour, depending on which activities the students complete. Ideal for the start of a lesson, a quick filler, a homework, part of a cover lesson or as a plenary on the board with a whiteboard pen. The idea behind these is to get students to become more literate and think independently about the words that could be used to describe the topic being taught. The repetition of the word over and over as they look for the word is useful in remembering the terms. Often the students will pick up on things that you would not normally expect!
mikedean
Gothic Revival Architecture Wordsearch Art & Design Starter Settler Activity Homework Cover Lesson

Gothic Revival Architecture Wordsearch Art & Design Starter Settler Activity Homework Cover Lesson

Wordsearch on the theme of 'Gothic Revival Architecture'. Powerpoint so can be used on the board or printed as a worksheet. Includes space for students to explain the keywords and suggested extension activities. Can take 10 minutes or an hour, depending on which activities the students complete. Ideal for the start of a lesson, a quick filler, a homework, part of a cover lesson or as a plenary on the board with a whiteboard pen. The idea behind these is to get students to become more literate and think independently about the words that could be used to describe the topic being taught. The repetition of the word over and over as they look for the word is useful in remembering the terms. Often the students will pick up on things that you would not normally expect!
mikedean
Andy Warhol Wordsearch Art Artist Starter Settler Activity Homework Cover Lesson

Andy Warhol Wordsearch Art Artist Starter Settler Activity Homework Cover Lesson

Wordsearch on the theme of 'Andy Warhol'. Powerpoint so can be used on the board or printed as a worksheet. Includes space for students to explain the keywords and suggested extension activities. Can take 10 minutes or an hour, depending on which activities the students complete. Ideal for the start of a lesson, a quick filler, a homework, part of a cover lesson or as a plenary on the board with a whiteboard pen. The idea behind these is to get students to become more literate and think independently about the words that could be used to describe the topic being taught. The repetition of the word over and over as they look for the word is useful in remembering the terms. Often the students will pick up on things that you would not normally expect!
mikedean
American Architects Wordsearch Art & Design Starter Settler Activity Homework Cover Lesson

American Architects Wordsearch Art & Design Starter Settler Activity Homework Cover Lesson

Wordsearch on the theme of 'American Architects'. Powerpoint so can be used on the board or printed as a worksheet. Includes space for students to explain the keywords and suggested extension activities. Can take 10 minutes or an hour, depending on which activities the students complete. Ideal for the start of a lesson, a quick filler, a homework, part of a cover lesson or as a plenary on the board with a whiteboard pen. The idea behind these is to get students to become more literate and think independently about the words that could be used to describe the topic being taught. The repetition of the word over and over as they look for the word is useful in remembering the terms. Often the students will pick up on things that you would not normally expect!
mikedean