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Introduction to Ferrous and Non Ferrous Metals Design and Technology

Introduction to Ferrous and Non Ferrous Metals Design and Technology

to ferrous and non ferrous metals helping pupils understand the terms ferrous and non ferrous. Lesson explains pure metals and alloys, the effect of moisture on ferrous and non ferrous metals and why different metals are used for similar products. Lesson includes Starter Explination of ferrous and non ferrous 2 Mini reviews Video 3 scaffolding tasks Exit card
thedtteacher
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
Mastermind Metals

Mastermind Metals

A great revision tool or lesson starter to keep learners engaged. Based on the classic television game show. Can be played as whole class activity or in pairs or small groups. One learner to take the ‘hot seat’ and the PowerPoint presentation is played on the whiteboard or laptop/computer. The theme tune is included in the PowerPoint which will play as the questions are asked. Questions are asked to the learner in the ‘hot seat’ and the learner is given 2 minutes (length of the music) to answer up to 20 questions on metals used in Resistant Materials. Each question answered correctly gains one point/mark. Contains a PowerPoint of the questions with audio and question and answer cards for the teacher or student to ask the questions. Cards are designed to be printed back to back to add to the ‘Game Show’ experiance.
lsshales
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
Mastermind Materials - RM

Mastermind Materials - RM

A great revision tool or lesson starter to keep learners engaged. Based on the classic television game show. Can be played as whole class activity or in pairs or small groups. One learner to take the ‘hot seat’ and the PowerPoint presentation is played on the whiteboard or laptop/computer. The theme tune is included in the PowerPoint which will play as the questions are asked. Questions are asked to the learner in the ‘hot seat’ and the learner is given 2 minutes (length of the music) to answer up to 20 questions on materials used in Resistant Materials. Each question answered correctly gains one point/mark. Contains a PowerPoint of the questions with audio and question and answer cards for the teacher or student to ask the questions. Cards are designed to be printed back to back to add to the ‘Game Show’ experiance.
lsshales
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
RAF 100:  Aiming for awesome - STEM resource

RAF 100: Aiming for awesome - STEM resource

The aim of this resource is to give students the opportunity to investigate the impact of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) on aircraft design. Topics that can be delivered in your lessons include design and make challenges, the development of numeracy and literacy skills, and support for scientific principles such as: forces, sound and radio waves, and experimental skills and investigation. The aim of the activities in this resource are to develop a better understanding of the ways engineers think and act using engineering habits of mind (EHoM). Each resource is linked to the National Curriculum. Further information about the selection of resources that we provide primary and secondary schools is available on the Schools section of our site. Aircraft design - gives students the opportunity to investigate the impact of STEM on aircraft design. Radar - gives students the opportunity to investigate the impact of STEM on radar technology. Speed record - gives students the opportunity to investigate the impact of STEM on the air speed record. Ejection seat - gives students the opportunity to investigate the impact of STEM on ejection seats. Code breaking - gives students the opportunity to investigate the impact of STEM on code breaking and security. Satellite age - gives students the opportunity to investigate the impact of STEM on satellite communications. Disaster relief - gives students the opportunity to investigate the impact of STEM on delivering humanitarian aid. Logistics challenge - gives students the opportunity to investigate how STEM is used when planning a mission. Remotely piloted air systems - gives students the opportunity to investigate the impact of STEM on the design, production and control of Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems. Stealth - gives students the opportunity to investigate the impact of STEM on making stealth vehicles
RoyalAcademyofEngineering
Engineering Professionals

Engineering Professionals

This teacher resource helps to investigate the role of an engineering professional, including their impact on the environment and Society. It has a class task at the end of the PPT to help students demonstrate their understanding of engineering professionals.
hniran
Introduction to Renewable Energy to create a Sustainable City

Introduction to Renewable Energy to create a Sustainable City

This teacher resource helps the teacher to introduce ‘Renewable Energy’. It explains different renewable energies (eg: Wind Energy, Hydropower, Geothermal Energy, Sound Energy…). This unit of work introduces the topic using links to few video clips. At the end of the PPT there is a class task for students to create a sustainable city in a chosen area. The PPT also includes help to create ‘Mood boards’ and ‘Annotated map’ of the chosen area with marking criteria.
hniran
Introduction to Drone Technology

Introduction to Drone Technology

This teacher resource helps the teacher to introduce ‘Drones’. It gives a brief history as well as detail applications about how they are currently used in different fields (e.g. Search and rescue, Scientific Research, Disaster relief, Agriculture, Sports etc.). The PPT introduces the topic using links to few video clips as well as class activity description for the unit of work. At the end of the PPT there is the task for students to look at the functionality of a drone which is in use currently and to modify it to fulfil another area in need to make this world a better place. An example of how to achieve this is also given and outline for concept folio.
hniran
Engineering in the Movies

Engineering in the Movies

Engineering in the Movies allows pupils to explore the creative and practical side of STEM in the movie industry, whilst introducing the important role engineers have in the movie industry. Through 12 engaging activities, pupils will link topics taught in their subject lessons with applications in real world engineering. This resource provides hands-on thematic education opportunities to pupils interested in the magical world of movies that can be taught in the classroom and as an enrichment programme. The resources can be used in sequence, or separately as part of the curriculum, or in STEM clubs. The resources cover a range of topics from the computing, design and technology, mats and science curricula in all the devolved nations at KS2 and KS3.
RoyalAcademyofEngineering
STEM / Computing / Maths Project Lesson - Maths in Computing

STEM / Computing / Maths Project Lesson - Maths in Computing

This is an activity lesson I made to promote STEM / Computing / Maths. The activity involves 3 activities linking maths and computing. The first looks at potential roles involving STEM and is designed to raise awareness and aspirations for students. This is a card matchup that I printed out and cut up for students to try to match. The second looks at Boolean logic and logic circuits. The final activity involves the use of Formulae and Pythagoras in calculating damage in a video game. There is a worksheet for this activity too. It is designed to last around an hour. It was originally pitched for year 9 students, but would be suitable for 8 and 10. Comes with a powerpoint with key instructions and questions, along with 2 activity sheets.
MrWatkins123
STEM / Computing / Maths Project Lesson - Christmas Computing

STEM / Computing / Maths Project Lesson - Christmas Computing

This is an activity lesson I made to promote STEM / Computing / Maths. The activity involves 3 festive themed activites with links to STEM/Computing/Maths. In the first, students look at flowcharts to represent the workflow at the northpole. In the second, students write basic code to navigate a grid and in the final activity students use binary strings to construct Christmas bitmap images. It is designed to last around an hour. It was originally pitched for year 7 students, but would be suitable for 8 and 9. Comes with a powerpoint with key instructions and questions, along with a worksheet for the final activity.
MrWatkins123
Moving toy project

Moving toy project

A step by step visual guide to the making of the moving toy project. It comes with a SOW overview and supporting booklet
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 #6: Stock Sizes Study Guide & Exam Questions

GCSE Design Resistant Materials Revision Lesson #6: Stock Sizes Study Guide & Exam Questions

A suggested 1 hour revision lesson on the theme of ‘Stock Materials Sizes’. Powerpoint so can be used on the board or printed as a series of activities and worksheets. 24 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 #5: Components Study Guide & Exam Questions

GCSE Design Resistant Materials Revision Lesson #5: Components Study Guide & Exam Questions

A suggested 1 hour revision lesson on the theme of ‘Components’. Powerpoint so can be used on the board or printed as a series of activities and worksheets. 34 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 #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
Material Properties Card Sort

Material Properties Card Sort

A great lesson starter/settler or revision tool. Learners are to match the property term and the definition. Learners are to also match the property terms to the category (Physical Properties and Working Properties. Cards are designed to be able to be printed back to back and laminated.
lsshales
3 x 1 hour GCSE Design Resistant Materials Revision Lessons Exam Questions Tools etc

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

3 x suggested 1 hour revision lessons on the theme of WOODS and Manufactured Boards METALS PLASTICS 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 #3: Plastics Study Guide & Exam Questions

GCSE Design Resistant Materials Revision Lesson #3: Plastics Study Guide & Exam Questions

A suggested 1 hour revision lesson on the theme of ‘Plastics’. Powerpoint so can be used on the board or printed as a series of activities and worksheets. 25 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 #2: Metals Study Guide & Exam Questions

GCSE Design Resistant Materials Revision Lesson #2: Metals Study Guide & Exam Questions

A suggested 1 hour revision lesson on the theme of ‘Metals’. Powerpoint so can be used on the board or printed as a series of activities and worksheets. 30 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 #1: Woods Study Guide & Exam Questions

GCSE Design Resistant Materials Revision Lesson #1: Woods Study Guide & Exam Questions

A suggested 1 hour revision lesson on the theme of ‘Woods’. Powerpoint so can be used on the board or printed as a series of activities and worksheets. 45 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
6 x 1 hour GCSE Design Resistant Materials Revision Lessons Exam Questions Tools etc

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

6 x suggested 1 hour revision lessons on the theme of 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 #7: Wood Joints Study Guide & Exam Questions

GCSE Design Resistant Materials Revision Lesson #7: Wood Joints Study Guide & Exam Questions

A suggested 1 hour revision lesson on the theme of ‘Wood Joints’. Powerpoint so can be used on the board or printed as a series of activities and worksheets. 25 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 #12: Composite Materials Study Guide Exam Questions

GCSE Design Resistant Materials Revision Lesson #12: Composite Materials Study Guide Exam Questions

A suggested 1 hour revision lesson on the theme of ‘Composite Materials’. Powerpoint so can be used on the board or printed as a series of activities and worksheets. 29 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
STEM / Computing / Maths Project Lesson - Engineer a Smartphone - Product Design Challege

STEM / Computing / Maths Project Lesson - Engineer a Smartphone - Product Design Challege

This is an activity lesson I made to promote STEM / Computing / Maths. The activity involves the students working in groups to design, market and calculate costings for their own smartphones. It is a highly engaging activity getting students thinking about the key aspects including engineering decisions, financial calculations and helps develop managerial skills. Content includes choosing components for their phones, branding it, choosing materials, creating scale drawings, creating a promotional poster and presenting back to the class. It could easily be used as a whole year group event in a hall or similar venue, or on a smaller scale in lessons. It was originally pitched for year 9 students, but would be suitable for 8 and 10, and high ability year 7s. Comes with a powerpoint with key instructions, but focuses around the pack of worksheets which I print 2 to a page and give out 1 between 4.
MrWatkins123
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