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Amplified Speaker Project (17 page workbook and PCB design)

Amplified Speaker Project (17 page workbook and PCB design)

A complete design and make project combining Electronics and Resistant Materials activities. The project includes the soldering of a ciruit board to produce a 5 Watt audio amplifier based on the low cost LM384 amplifier IC. All components can be sourced from rapidonline. The worbook guides students through the construction of the circuit, selecting tools,components and equipment and the design of the casing. This resource includes: A 17 page design and make workbook A PCB layout for the amplifier (Circuit Wizard file also available on request ed@clarvis.co.uk - (CWZ files can’t be added on TES) Workbook Contents Introduction Assessment and feedback sheet Health & Safety 1 Health & Safety 2 Health & Safety poster Circuit board layout and component list Identifying components 1 Identifying components 2 Identifying tools (electronics) Identifying tools (resistant materials Spotting good and poor quality soldered joints How PCBs are manufactured Using diagrams to describe how PCBs are made Explaining how a component is soldered in place Mind map for case design Design ideas Developed design
clarvise
Sustainable Design and The Environment

Sustainable Design and The Environment

A resource to explore the environmental and ethical and moral impact of design and manufacturing on the planet. Several case studies are used to explore sustainability issues and the ethical alternatives. I made it as an optimistic resource that shows students there are viable, sustainable alternatives to current, unsustainable design and manufacturing. Concepts and content includes, sustainable and unsustainable design, renewable and non renewable energy sources, product life cycle analysis, six R’s of sustainability, up cycling and the hidden costs of design.
mikeyscreen64
Design and build a wind powered garden decoration/whirligig

Design and build a wind powered garden decoration/whirligig

A resource I designed and made for year nine or ten product design. Students study the basics of motion, mechanisms and force to produce a crank driven garden decoration. It isn’t a heavily prescriptive resource but offers opportunity for interpretation, differentiation and varying degrees of sophistication in terms of outcome. It contains lots of mini focused practical tasks to produce the key components for a complete, functioning garden whirligig. It contains a wealth of information to help analyze existing products, conceptualize and develop a working solution.
mikeyscreen64
Types of Motion, Mechanisms and Force

Types of Motion, Mechanisms and Force

A resource and set of activities prepared for year eight to introduce types of motion, mechanisms and force. The resource offers some comprehension and practical research into levers, linkages, and cam mechanisms with a card based engineering design task at the end. questions and tasks to consolidate and extend the learning are built in at each stage
mikeyscreen64
Criterion 1-7 Complete Major Project Guide - New IGCSE Cambridge Resistant Materials (2018-22) (Presentation and worksheets)

Criterion 1-7 Complete Major Project Guide - New IGCSE Cambridge Resistant Materials (2018-22) (Presentation and worksheets)

Step by step guide through ALL 7 Criterion of the major project for new IGCSE Cambridge Resistant Materials syllabus (2018-2022). Broken down into individual tasks (26) for each specific criterion to fully cover the new requirements. Almost all tasks have a starter task, accompanying worksheet, guidance & explanation, previous high attaining examples, and success criteria broken down into sub sections of 3 bands to aid pupil understanding. Success criteria is perfect for peer marking or to aid summative and formative teacher assessment. Tasks and resources are ideally used as individual lessons over a period of **4-6 months **for the creation of the personal major project. Can be used as presentation for teachers or simply given to pupils as a guide book. Tailored to Cambridge syllabus, but will work well with all GCSE Resistant Material courses.
daf01
Criterion 7 Guide - New IGCSE Cambridge Resistant Materials (2018-22) (Presentation and worksheets)

Criterion 7 Guide - New IGCSE Cambridge Resistant Materials (2018-22) (Presentation and worksheets)

Step by step guide through Criterion 7 of the major project for new IGCSE Cambridge Resistant Materials syllabus (2018-2022). Broken down into individual tasks including: Product User Testing, Evaluation Against Specification, Conclusion & Improvements Each task, has a starter task, accompanying worksheet, previous high attaining examples and success criteria broken down into sub sections of 3 bands to aid pupil understanding. Can be used as a presentation for teachers or simply given to pupils as a guide book. Tailored to Cambridge syllabus, but will work well with all GCSE Resistant Material courses.
daf01
Criterion 5 Guide - New IGCSE Cambridge Resistant Materials (2018-22) (Presentation and worksheets

Criterion 5 Guide - New IGCSE Cambridge Resistant Materials (2018-22) (Presentation and worksheets

Step by step guide through Criterion 5 of the major project for new IGCSE Cambridge Resistant Materials syllabus (2018-2022). Broken down into individual tasks including: Cutting List, Production Plan, and Orthographic Drawings Each task, has a starter task, accompanying worksheet, previous high attaining examples and success criteria broken down into sub sections of 3 bands to aid pupil understanding. Can be used as a presentation for teachers or simply given to pupils as a guide book. Tailored to Cambridge syllabus, but will work well with all GCSE Resistant Material courses.
daf01
Criterion 4 Guide - New IGCSE Cambridge Resistant Materials (2018-22) (Presentation and worksheets)

Criterion 4 Guide - New IGCSE Cambridge Resistant Materials (2018-22) (Presentation and worksheets)

Step by step guide through Criterion 4 of the major project for new IGCSE Cambridge Resistant Materials syllabus (2018-2022). Probably the most difficult criteria to gain full marks in, due to the range of outcomes and required detail of documentation. Broken down into individual tasks including: Design Selection, Sketch Development, CAD Development, Card Modeling, Possible Construction, Construction Testing, Final Design Each task, has a starter task, accompanying worksheet, previous high attaining examples and success criteria broken down into sub sections of 3 bands to aid pupil understanding. Can be used as a presentation for teachers or simply given to pupils as a guide book. Tailored to Cambridge syllabus, but will work well with all GCSE Resistant Material courses.
daf01
Criterion 3 Guide - New IGCSE Cambridge Resistant Materials (2018-22) (Presentation and worksheets)

Criterion 3 Guide - New IGCSE Cambridge Resistant Materials (2018-22) (Presentation and worksheets)

Step by step guide through Criterion 3 of the major project for new IGCSE Cambridge Resistant Materials syllabus (2018-2022). Broken down into individual tasks including: Inspiration Board, Design Ideas, Line & Rendering, Annotation & Presentation, Evaluation Each task, has a starter task, accompanying worksheet, previous high attaining examples and success criteria broken down into sub sections of 3 bands to aid pupil understanding. Can be used as a presentation for teachers or simply given to pupils as a guide book. Tailored to Cambridge syllabus, but will work well with all GCSE Resistant Material courses.
daf01
Criterion 2 Guide - New IGCSE Cambridge Resistant Materials (2018-22) (Presentation and worksheets)

Criterion 2 Guide - New IGCSE Cambridge Resistant Materials (2018-22) (Presentation and worksheets)

Step by step guide through Criterion 2 of the major project for new IGCSE Cambridge Resistant Materials syllabus (2018-2022). Broken down into individual tasks including: Product Research, Product Analysis, Questionnaire Creation, Questionnaire Analysis, Size Location & Anthropometrics, and Specification. Each task, has a starter task, accompanying worksheet, previous high attaining examples and success criteria broken down into sub sections of 3 bands to aid pupil understanding. Can be used as a presentation for teachers or simply given to pupils as a guide book. Tailored to Cambridge syllabus, but will work well with all GCSE Resistant Material courses.
daf01
Criterion 1 Guide -  New IGCSE Cambridge Resistant Materials (2018-22) (Presentation and worksheets)

Criterion 1 Guide - New IGCSE Cambridge Resistant Materials (2018-22) (Presentation and worksheets)

Step by step guide through Criterion 1 of the major project for new IGCSE Cambridge Resistant Materials syllabus (2018-2022). Broken down into individual tasks including: Page Layout, Context, Situation, Mindmap, User & Design Brief. Provides pupils with a comprehensive guide to achieving full marks in the strand. Each task, has a starter task, accompanying worksheet, previous high attaining examples and success criteria broken down into sub sections of 3 bands to aid pupil understanding. Can be used as a presentation for teachers or simply given to pupils as a guide book. Tailored to Cambridge syllabus, but will work well with all GCSE Resistant Material courses.
daf01
Electronic Componants Worksheet

Electronic Componants Worksheet

This worksheet allows students to explore knowledge of a range of electronic components: -Resistors -Capacitors -Batteries -LEDs DIP and DIL Students must also learn to recognise symbols for the components. This was used alongside a Year 8 Speaker Project.
megan_skinner1
Incremental Design Development and Testing guide

Incremental Design Development and Testing guide

Examples and guidance of how to document and present the incremental design development of a product. Guidance includes examples of sketching, CAD modelling, Prototype testing, Annotation and Layout. Ideal for GCSE design projects for modeling or development sections, but can also be used by year 9 pupils as an introduction to development diaries.
daf01
Isometric Crating, Presentation & Annotation guide

Isometric Crating, Presentation & Annotation guide

Presentation about how to crate complex shapes or designs in an isometric view, building for basic to complex. Examples showing development of a design, presentation using black marker pens and annotation to fully explain and present idea
daf01
Questionnaire Creation & Analysis

Questionnaire Creation & Analysis

Two lesson presentation including: How to identify key information needed for a user questionnaire Useful question types and layout Question types to avoid Presentation of data Common problems with analyzing data Ideal for older KS4 GCSE or older KS3 pupils to guide the research of their design projects and better meet the needs of target market and individual users.
daf01
Prototype Watch w/ 3D printing - 10 weeks (Full project, PPT, worksheets, Examples, SoW)

Prototype Watch w/ 3D printing - 10 weeks (Full project, PPT, worksheets, Examples, SoW)

Resistant Materials/ Product Design project for KS3 or KS4 pupils aimed at raising pupil knowledge and skills of: Documenting incrementally developed designs and models Creating questionnaires Analyzing data Creating complex isometric designs through crating Designing with CAD software Lessons include: Questionnaire creation, Data analysis and presentation, Crating complex isometric shapes, Design presentation and annotation, Development documentation and recording, Product Testing, Evaluation, Product Pitch. Included: Templates, worksheets, tutorials and examples of all tasks, plus SoW document. Each task includes success criteria for easy marking or peer assessment by teachers. Ideal for year 9 pupils, high achievers or as an intro for year 10 Resistant Materials or Product design students.
daf01
Mobile Phone Holder - 10 weeks (Full project, PPT, worksheets, , Examples, SoW)

Mobile Phone Holder - 10 weeks (Full project, PPT, worksheets, , Examples, SoW)

Resistant Materials design project for KS3 pupils aimed at raising pupil knowledge and skills of: Joining wood and plastic using different methods Product Analysis and testing Material Rendering with pen and pencil Production planning of materials and tools Using templates for planning, testing and modeling Lessons include: creating an inspiration board, research task for mobile phone dimensions, product analysis, research of joining methods and specification creation, Isometric drawing and rendering, creating a production plan, 2D template creation and modeling, manufacture, evaluation and testing. Templates, worksheets, tutorials and examples of all tasks, plus SoW document. Each task includes success criteria for easy marking or peer assessment by teachers. Ideal for year 9 pupils or more advanced groups. Many of the resources and tasks are also applicable for year 10 Resistant Materials groups.
daf01
Rendering and Design Presentation Display Posters (x4)

Rendering and Design Presentation Display Posters (x4)

Incremental stage by stage posters showing development of a design presentation including Thick & Thin line, Wood render and Acrylic render. Four posters each showing a different design with development and explanation for each step. Ideal as classroom displays or teaching aids
daf01
KS3 Joining Plastic & Wood (Worksheet)

KS3 Joining Plastic & Wood (Worksheet)

Worksheet for joining natural wood and acrylic together. Ideal as an introduction to designing product joining wood and acrylic together. Can also be used as a research task for GCSE pupils. Best used with practical demonstrations with teachers or after FPT’s. Includes Success criteria for the task for peer or summative assessment.
daf01
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
GCSE Design Technology Homeworks

GCSE Design Technology Homeworks

Included is a range of homeworks for GCSE DT. Tailored towards Edexcel Resistant Materials, but they can be edited to suit your need. Homeworks cover: Multiple choice style questions Evaluative Design Ideas Specification Materials
luckyiffy
Design Technology Lighting Project

Design Technology Lighting Project

This is a project i do with Year 9. It can be tailored to run from 12 weeks to 18 weeks (double lessons) Outline: Students learn about different designers and design eras. They design a table lamp that is inspired by a chosen designers or design era. Included: Scheme of work Powerpoint presentation of lessons Editable work book
luckyiffy
Design Technology Robotics Project. Lesson Plans and Work booklet

Design Technology Robotics Project. Lesson Plans and Work booklet

This is a great project i do with year 8. It brings together, traditional hand cutting, CAD/CAM, Electronics and Computer programming. Brief: Students are to design and make a programmable robotic buggy. Outline: Students design a profile, prototype out of card board, then cut out of acrylic using a scroll/coping saw. Wheels are designed then cut out using the laser cutter. Circuit board is soldered together. Genie chip is programmed to bring the buggy to life. Recommended time frame is around 13/14 weeks (double lessons) Included: Lesson plans Editable work book Power Point presentation on robots and sensors
luckyiffy
Full Scheme of Work, Workbook and Lesson PowerPoint for DT

Full Scheme of Work, Workbook and Lesson PowerPoint for DT

This is an Ergonomics project. I do it with year 7 but can be tweaked for all age groups. Can take from 8 weeks (double lessons) to 11 weeks. It can be stretched or decreased. Once the styrofoam model was created, students then 3d scanned and printed their prototypes. It is called the ergonomic mouse project, but i changed it to pointing device to stop design fixation of a traditional shape. Brief: Students need to design and create a navigation device for a computer/laptop. Outline: They use plasticine to mould a shape, take picture and insert into their books. They must hand their prototypes to a range of students in order to gain feedback. feedback is recorded and then they move on to the next design. Included is: A full scheme of work with learning objectives, lesson plans and differentiation. Power Point presentation for lessons. PP include explanations for teachers and lesson objectives An editable work booklet that students will use to answer questions, insert pictures and research. This streamlines very well with the new Spec, it covers: Ergonomics - Anthropometrics, Psychology and Physiology Prototyping Communication and feedback Cutting, filing, using different grades of sanding and finishing. CAD/CAM
luckyiffy
Mechanical Toy Evaluation KS3

Mechanical Toy Evaluation KS3

Evaluation for the mechanical toy project. Four separate sections for pupils to focus on, Design, Make, Function, Specification. Bank of keywords to support the use of correct terminology.
peterbentley
Design Technology - Design Movements

Design Technology - Design Movements

A comprehensive and concise resource for KS3/KS4 (GCSE) Design Technology Students with descriptions and photo examples of 4 key design movements: Memphis, Bauhaus, Art Noveau, and Art Deco. Can be used as revision or as a lesson starter/plan.
ayushsanghavi13
QTC Torch Project

QTC Torch Project

A complete design and make project based on the design and construction of a torch using QTC pills as switches, two LEDS and a thyristor. The design and building of the project is divided into eight stages which can form the basis of individual sessions. The project includes the following detailed powerpoints: Introduction - 10 pages setting out the design brief and providing detailed 3D renderings of an examplar product Prototyping - 6 pages explaining the importance of prototyping Making the case - 11 pages demonstrating how a 2D package and laser cutter are used to produce torch body by laminating acrylic QTC Circuit: 13 pages describing how QTC works and how it is applied to the project Building the circuit - 2 pages showing PCB layout, component list and PCB design which can be used to manufacture the PCB Making the battery holder - 5 pages showing how copper strip is moulded to form a battery holder Laminating: 5 pages briefly setting out how acrylic can be laminated to make 3D models Finishing Techniques - 11 pages showing how files, wet and dry and buffing machines are used
clarvise
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
Bird Box House Design and Make Scheme of Work Orphographic/isometric Sketching and Joining SOW

Bird Box House Design and Make Scheme of Work Orphographic/isometric Sketching and Joining SOW

Pupils’ love being creative with this hands-on project. Students are tasked with designing, marking out and manucfacturing a bird box out of a sheet material. Also Included are differentiated resources and student/teacher examples. In this series of lesson, students are introduced to the benefits of a bird house (contextual challenge), sketching techniques (rough, isometric, orphographic), joining methods and planning their making. The aims of the project are: Improve skills working with a range of tools & equipment To develop understanding of woods Improve understanding of wood working skills Introduction to SOW Initial sketching Joining Plan of making Production 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, from initial ideas, final isometric sketching, writing a specification, prototyping and evaluating.
elliottwalker
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
Ultimate Guide to GCSE DT Exexcel NEA Contextual Themes and Section 1.1 for teachers

Ultimate Guide to GCSE DT Exexcel NEA Contextual Themes and Section 1.1 for teachers

Ultimate Guide to Edexcel NEA Contextual Themes and Section 1.1 for teachers This is the ultimate teacher guide to the NEA for Edexcel Section 1.1 only including contextual themes. This is approximately the first 5 pages of the NEA with accompanying lessons (8-9 Lessons). Please note: This is a rough guide to the NEA and not a definitive one solution fits all approach. Please make sure that you follow The NEA guidance from the exam board. We take no responsibility for how this guidance is used or the outcomes produced by your students. The presentation also provides possible student page layouts that need to be used in accordance with the exam boards NEA malpractice guidelines. Includes: Introduction to the NEA assignment Introduction to the marking scheme in student speak Mark scheme and break down Contextual Themes, Inspiration boards and project ideas Contextual brainstorms Client requirements/target market Questionnaires Looking at Existing Products and work of others Further Primary/research needs Social, economic and environmental needs Plenaries
fastball1718
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
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