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Electricity Basics pack

Electricity Basics pack

This pack includes three lesson plans, templates for cut-outs, worksheets for students and extension ideas. A complete 2-3 session plan to introduce KS2 to the basics of circuits and electrical safety. I have tried and tested these in a STEM Club and can attest to the suitability and timings, plus my students have all really enjoyed the activities!
hafriends
STEM Directory

STEM Directory

I've put together a spreadsheet containing a list of companies, organisations and charities that provide resources, events, programmes and competitions, etc. to promote and encourage STEM in schools. I hope you find it useful. Let me know what you think-I'm always looking to improve the resources I make.
Bankler
Using Adobe Illustrator

Using Adobe Illustrator

For those of you unfamiliar with Adobe Illustrator, you might be daunted by teaching this to your class but this digital package is invaluable in the world of design. Designs created in this program can be exported into a number of other programs and this is a frequently used tool in the industry.
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GCSE DT 1 to 9 Theory: Energy Generation & Storage teacher presentation student worksheets

GCSE DT 1 to 9 Theory: Energy Generation & Storage teacher presentation student worksheets

Ok so after the success of my last resource and the great feedback I have added another! So how bad do you want this? Includes: Exam time, Diagrams, QR Videos, Snip & Flip! Stunning worksheets and hand drawings! Complete presentation of Energy Generation and storage including wind, solar, biomass, thermal, nuclear, tidal, hydro electricity power, renewable energy, exam questions, key words and video links. This is an absolute must for all new DT New Spec teachers and will serve you for years to come! Fully editable with your own school logo and high quality worksheets for students to work through in class and use for revision. GENIUS! TRIALLED AND TESTED! PLEASE LEAVE FEEDBACK IF YOU HAVE PURCHASED! Ideal for Key Stage 2,3 and 4.
fastball1718
Winter or Christmas Diorama DT Challenge

Winter or Christmas Diorama DT Challenge

A great end of term activity for the final week of term 2. I have used this challenge with various KS1 and KS2 classes. Obviously, the support varies. For younger children just creating the scene was enough and they needed more premade elements e.g. printed characters etc. For older children the Further suggestions became requirements. Children could work in pairs/groups/individually. They were great to display and get parents in too. Caution: if using school circuits you will need to brief children beforehand that they will need to dismantle that part of their diorama - this usually meant the circuitry was added to the background rather than within the display.
joymears
Techsoft 2D Design Alphabet Analyser Technology Starter Activity Keywords KS3 GCSE Cover

Techsoft 2D Design Alphabet Analyser Technology Starter Activity Keywords KS3 GCSE Cover

Alphabet Analyser on the theme of 'Techsoft 2D Design'. 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
Techsoft 2D Design Crossword Puzzle Technology Starter Activity Keywords KS3 GCSE Cover

Techsoft 2D Design Crossword Puzzle Technology Starter Activity Keywords KS3 GCSE Cover

Crossword on the theme of 'Techsoft 2D Design'. 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
Techsoft 2D Design Factsheet Worksheet Technology Starter Keywords Activity Keywords KS3 GCSE Cover

Techsoft 2D Design Factsheet Worksheet Technology Starter Keywords Activity Keywords KS3 GCSE Cover

Factsheet worksheet on the theme of 'Techsoft 2D Design'. 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
Techsoft 2D Design IDEA Analyser Technology Starter Keywords Activity Keywords KS3 GCSE Cover

Techsoft 2D Design IDEA Analyser Technology Starter Keywords Activity Keywords KS3 GCSE Cover

IDEA (Identify, Describe, Explain, Analyse) Analyser on the theme of 'Techsoft 2D Design'. 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
Techsoft 2D Design Matchup Definitions Technology Starter Keywords Activity Keywords KS3 GCSE Cover

Techsoft 2D Design Matchup Definitions Technology Starter Keywords Activity Keywords KS3 GCSE Cover

Cut and paste keyword definitions matchup activity on the theme of 'Techsoft 2D Design'. 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
Techsoft 2D Design Missing Words Cloze Technology Starter Keywords Activity Keywords KS3 GCSE Cover

Techsoft 2D Design Missing Words Cloze Technology Starter Keywords Activity Keywords KS3 GCSE Cover

Missing words cloze activity on the theme of 'Techsoft 2D Design'. 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
Techsoft 2D Design Wordsearch Technology Starter Keywords Activity Keywords KS3 GCSE Cover

Techsoft 2D Design Wordsearch Technology Starter Keywords Activity Keywords KS3 GCSE Cover

Wordsearch on the theme of 'Techsoft 2D Design'. 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