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Register Recaps - Lesson Starter Activities

Register Recaps - Lesson Starter Activities

5 Great lesson starter activities that can be adapted for ANY subject or curriculum. Activities are fun and focus on pupil choice for theory and literacy recap! Download the PowerPoint to use or adapt to suit your subject area. Brightly coloured with a simple layout: Knowledge Wheel: Students have to get from A-B by answering the questions correctly. However, if they want to get the most points, the must take the long route around, answering the more difficult coloured questions. This method gives students a choice and is differentiated for different levels of ability. Target Practice: Using 3 darts, students must select 3 questions to answer to try to get the most points. Question difficulty varies based on the number of points each colour is worth. Again, this method gives students a choice and is differentiated for different levels of ability. Keyword Scrabble: Students must figure out each of the keywords by answering the clues and matching the letters to the total number of points. This activity is a great way to check student understanding and correct spellings. Connect 4 Analysis: Students must connect 4 in a row, either vertically, horizontally or diagonally. At the top of each column there is a product analysis heading. Student can only connect 4 if they correctly analyse the product based on the heading. For example: Analysis the function of the torch, iPhone, fidget spinner and washing machine. Analysing the aesthetics of the watch, consumer of the baby toy, function of the fidget spinner and material of the Xbox pad. The gives students a choice from a range of analysis categories. Vocab Snap: Students have 2 minutes to match the vocabulary word to its definition. Using a mini whiteboard they can write, 5E…1C etc. This is a great way of embedding keywords and literacy easily.
ShaniceWelsh
Transistor astable construction project (presentation and PCB design)

Transistor astable construction project (presentation and PCB design)

A mini project involving the soldering together of a simple transistor based astable multivibrator causing two LEDs to flash alternatively. Students can investigate the effects of changing capacitance values. The circuit is designed for BC548 and BC108 transistors. I have used the circuit to allow students to develop their soldering skills and then to investigate the operation of the circuit. It can could also be used as the basis of other projects which require flashing LEDs. A PCB design is provided in the powerpoint. A Circuit Wizard file can be also be forwarded by emailing ed@clarvis.co.uk)
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
Electrical Engineering Formulae Posters (15 posters)

Electrical Engineering Formulae Posters (15 posters)

A collection of 15 colourful posters showing formulae used in Electrical and Electronic Engineering. Inlcudes transposed versions of formula and diagrams. The resource is prepared for level 3 studies. Transformer ratios Inductive reactance Capacitive reactance Impedance Charging and discharging capacitors (time constant and instantaneous voltages Current & voltage in an RC circuit - with graphs Current & voltage in an RL circuit - with graphs Inductance of a coil Capacitance Resistance of a conductor (using resistivity) Resonance in LC circuits Three-phase circuits (Star connected) Three-phase circuits (Delta connected) Single phase quantities (peak, rms etc)
clarvise
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
STEM club Practical Challenges Collection

STEM club Practical Challenges Collection

A collection of STEM themed practical based challenges that can be used in STEM/Science clubs or for fun science lessons. Each activity includes a lesson plan with equipment list and instructions and a colourful student sheet. Activities include Army men launchers Labyrinth Game Bungee Barbie/Bungee Action Man Foosball Table Challenge Jacks Golden Egg Delivery Service Marble Runs Newspaper Shoes
marissa03
New IGCSE Cambridge Resistant Materials (2018-22) Detailed Success Criteria and Task list

New IGCSE Cambridge Resistant Materials (2018-22) Detailed Success Criteria and Task list

Based on NEW Cambridge Resistant Materials IGCSE major project criteria. Each Assessment Criteria is broken down into sub tasks (26 total) . Each task is further subdivided into its important constituent parts and allocated 3 banded Success Criteria to aid pupil clarity and understanding of the new requirements. This resource allows pupils to easily peer assess each other as vague syllabus assessments are broken down into detailed, manageable tasks for pupils. Also an excellent method of speeding up the formative and summative assessment processes for teachers. Designed for the Cambridge IGCSE, but will work equally well as a general structure with all GCSE Resistant Material examining bodies.
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
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 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
GCSE Citizenship (9-1) NATO

GCSE Citizenship (9-1) NATO

**NATO ** Citizenship GCSE (9-1) 2016 onwards 8 PAGE study work booklet of classroom-ready activities will enthuse and engage students, and ensuring they get the most from their course. This booklet has been created by a dedicated team of Citizenship experts and is matched against the new curriculum specifications set by the exam board. It can be used to teach the topic of NATO, through a range of stimulating exercises, encouraging discussion and liven up lessons through structured engagement between students. This Booklet Contains: o Revision Summary Topic Map o Contemporary case studies around this topic o A clear focus on key terms and literacy based activities o Differentiated Exam Questions and Practice o 8 pages of ready-to-use student worksheets designed to be written on o A wide range of activities, to suit all types of learners. o Minimal preparation required – Just print and go! o Discussion activities included in with every case study, challenging your most able students o Links to online digital and flipped learning activities Can be used for a whole lesson or two on NATO, or as a recap/revision tool on key issues. They can also be used to encourage a flipped learning environment. Fully matched to cover all specification content for GCSE Citizenship. The learning objectives for this work booklet are: o To study the purpose of international organisations and why they were established o To understand the role the UK plays as a part of these organisations o To evaluate the effectiveness of these organisations This resource will engage, educate and motivate your students – fantastic for quick and easy planning! Like us on Facebook Follow us on Twitter
thecre8tiveresources
Complete AQA GCSE Product Design Notes

Complete AQA GCSE Product Design Notes

For GCSE AQA product design students. (Course code 4555) Notes to cover the whole course, following the specification exactly, topic by topic. In condensed form, but perfectly explanatory with pictures where appropriate. Some information has been sourced from CGP books, and some from the official textbook, all information is correct. Documents should be opened in Microsoft Office Word to reduce formatting errors. Reviews would be appreciated, these notes were very time consuming to make… Thankyou for considering mine!!!
notesmaster
Musical Keyboard Project (15 page workbook, PCB design & SOW)

Musical Keyboard Project (15 page workbook, PCB design & SOW)

This Design and Make project involves students building a “stylophone” style musical keyboard. The package consists of: A 15 page workbook Scheme of work PCB Design to allow for the etching of the circuit board - for a more detailed Circuit Wizard PCB design file please email: ed@clarvis.co.uk The workbook guides learners through the design and manufacture of the project. Pages include circuit diagrams, PCB layout and component lists, areas for sketching case design ideas and for evaluations. Additional exercises are included relating to the identification of components and tools. The project uses 5-band resistors, a sheet is included for students to identify the correct values. The casing can be made to any design you wish but the workbook shows shows outline plans for a laser cut acrylic top cover. The SOW is simple & editable to your own needs.
clarvise
Component ID animated starter

Component ID animated starter

Powerpoint document: A picture of a component and its symbol are presented on the screen. The first click reveals the component name and the seconds click reveals the function of the component. Good as a lazy starter or plenary activity. Includes the following components: Resistor Preset resistor Capacitor LDR LED Diode Transistor FET Thyrsior PIC Microcontroller
clarvise
Scientists and SI Units Posters (12)

Scientists and SI Units Posters (12)

A4 posters of some of the most famous scientists and engineers with the SI units that bare their names. Namely: Georg Ohm Alessandro Volta Andre-Marie Ampere Heinrich Hertz Joseph Henry Michael Faraday Isaac Newton James Watt James Joule Charles Coulomb Wilhelm Weber Nikola Tesla
clarvise
Resistor identification (ten differentiated exercises)

Resistor identification (ten differentiated exercises)

Ten differentiated colour codes exercises, students to calculate the resistor values using the colour code provided. Differentiation: Worksheets 1 to 5: Some bands are already identified Worksheets 6 to 10: No bands are identified (some unusual values also included)
clarvise
Interactive GCSE Electronic Circuits

Interactive GCSE Electronic Circuits

A powerpoint with animations demonstrating the operation of a number of basic circuits. Ideal for lazy starters and plenaries as well as general teaching. Slides progress by key-press to allow for directed questioning. The file is editable to your own needs. Potential dividers - Introduction to formula and three worked examples Potential dividers - Animation shows the voltage produced at the wiper of a potentiometer Light Dependent Resistors: Animation shows the output voltage produced as light level changes Comparator: Animation shows the effect on the output level for combinations of input levels Light Sensor: An animated description of the operation of an op-amp based dark activated switch circuit 555 Timer (Astable): Formula introduced and an animation shows the effect of changing timing capacitor value 555 Timer (monostable): Formula introduced and an animation shows the basic operating principle FET Driver: Single page simple explanation of a FET AND Gate: Animation showing the effect of changing input levels using a switch analogy and plotting a truth-table OR Gate: Animation showing the effect of changing input levels using a switch analogy and plotting a truth-table
clarvise
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
Engineering Readings & Printable Game

Engineering Readings & Printable Game

If you are looking for FUN and ENGAGING STEM activities and resources focused on ENGINEERING AND CONSTRUCTION OF MACHINES, here is a great bundle of posters, readings and classroom activities. The STEM activities give students an opportunity to experiment with the concept of forces and apply their knowledge by creating their own inventions. The printable posters are a great visual reinforcement for your students with simple explanations and comparisons of the concepts. The ebook in PDF format explains the key ideas about machines, robotics, and technology. KEY IDEAS: ● Simple machines and their functions ● Efficiency involved in the use of machines to facilitate human work and save energy and resources ● Building simple structures that can accomplish a particular function Engineering readings, activities and printables bundle pack contains: ● Classroom activity: The Paper Automaton - an activity where you build a small 3D paper Elesapiens able to move its arms through a rotating mechanism ● Poster: Ele…matic – a downloadable and printable material containing templates and assembly sequences for the offline activity of "The Paper Automaton" ● Poster: Robots Types and Uses – a printable document illustrating what robots are, their main uses and types or shapes ● Key Concepts About Machines – an interactive notebook that presents key concepts of machines, robotics and technology ● Classroom activity: The Useless Machine – a class project where you build a Rube Goldberg machine; an absurdly complex machine that performs a simple activity ● Classroom activity: A Machine World – two class activities that help students to discover the presence of simple machines in our everyday environment ● Classroom activity: Build a rocket - with this fun activity students can exercise creativity and understand the operation of Newton’s Third Law of action-reaction, by building a rocket powered by air and water ● Classroom activity: Making a Periscope - a STEM activity witch divided in two parts, the experimentation and the construction Find lots of fun digital and interactive science resources at www.elesapiens.com. Discover our tools and services for Schools and Teachers.
sylviadale
Basic Electrical Principles Posters (20 posters)

Basic Electrical Principles Posters (20 posters)

Twenty bite-size snippets of key information relating to Electrical Principles / Science. Useful for revision and posters. It includes the following: Cells & Batteries: The difference between them Producing Heat: The effect of current flowing through a resistance Resistors in series: Example showing how total series resistance is calculated **Resistors in parallel: **Example showing how total parallel resistance is calculated **Resistors in parallel 2: **Example showing an easier way of calculating total parallel resistance Capacitor voltage ratings: Explains the effect on voltage rating for capacitors connected in series and parallel Capacitors in series: Examples showing how total series capacitance is calculated **Capacitors in series 2: ** Example showing an easier way of calculating total series capacitance Capacitors in parallel: Example showing how total parallel capacitance is calculated Charge in capacitors: Example showing how the stored charge is calculated RC Timing: Showing how the RC time constant is calculated **Magnetism: **Applications of soft iron, steel and copper **Induction: **Gives a brief description of mutual induction, self induction and dynamic induction **Transformers: **Labeled diagram of transformer and example calculation showing how secondary voltage is calculated **Self induction: **Explanation of self induction and example of calculating EMF Capacitor theory: Showing how capacitance is calculated if the physical characteristics are known Force, Mass and Acceleration: Example of F = m x a **Inductive and Capacitive Circuits: **Brief description on current and phase in capacitors and inductors **SI Units: **A table showing common electrical units **Formulae: **A table showing common electrical formulas
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
Designing for a circular economy

Designing for a circular economy

This lesson is part of a series that introduces students to a different way of thinking about how our economy could work: a circular economy. The series builds up exactly how a circular economy is different from the status quo, and looks at the economic, environmental and social advantages of a new approach. Subjects: Economics, Sociology, Business, Citizenship, Design Technology Age range: 12-19 years Total time: 120 minutes Learning outcomes: • To learn about companies that have adopted the circular economy framework • To design a product or service based on the circular economy
EllenMacArthurFoundation
Technology Careers Posters (Display)

Technology Careers Posters (Display)

GCSE Technology Careers Posters Subject specific careers and GCSE course information. A3 posters for four different Technology subjects - Design Technology, Creative iMedia, Food Preparation & Nutrition and Computer Science. -Print A3 and use for GCSE options as information for parents and students. For more detail about this resource, visit - www.educationbycreation.com
ShaniceWelsh
Technology Literacy Frames (Differentiation)

Technology Literacy Frames (Differentiation)

A5 Technology cards that can be printed and inserted into IKEA Tolby frames. 4 x Designs including; Colour Theory, Technology Keywords, DT Equipment & Adjectives -Excellent resource for weaker students to grab and use when needed. -Editable/Adaptable file using PowerPoint -Can be printed larger for posters etc.
ShaniceWelsh
Design Technology : Skills Strips (Differentiation)

Design Technology : Skills Strips (Differentiation)

Differentiation. One of the most important things in every classroom, but sometimes the hardest to manage. Skills Strips are a visual aid that helps low level learners with instructions in the classroom Includes 6 pre-designed Technology skills : Sketching, Reflecting, Isometric, Evaluating, Analysing and Cutting. -6 different technology skills cards already set up, ready to print and use. -Print A3 and laminate so that students can tick off stages as they work. -Can be fully edited and adapted using PowerPoint. For more detail on this resource, visit - www.educationbycreation.com
ShaniceWelsh
KS3/KS4 BLOODHOUND SSC Post Workshop Plenary Poster ENGINEERING

KS3/KS4 BLOODHOUND SSC Post Workshop Plenary Poster ENGINEERING

Has your school recently taken part in a BLOODHOUND Rocket Car Workshop? Whether model rocket or K’Nex this scaffolded A3 Poster template asks pupils to apply what they’ve learnt through design analysis, speed calculations and annotating CAD drawings Includes a GCSE level extension question to stretch the more able, introducing AQA Practical work terminology. The BLOODHOUND Project is a global Engineering Adventure, using a 1,000mph World Land Speed Record attempt to inspire the next generation to enjoy, explore and get involved in science, technology, engineering and mathematics. For more information on our inspiring workshops, activities, videos, and resources, visit www.bloodhoundssccom, or follow us on twitter: @Bloodhound_EDU.
Bloodhound_EDU
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