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GCSE Design Technology (2018) Edexcel Spec: Programming a Microcontroller Using Circuit Wizard

GCSE Design Technology (2018) Edexcel Spec: Programming a Microcontroller Using Circuit Wizard

This activity is for the new 2018 GCSE Design Technology exam (Edexcel spec). This covers all that is needed regarding programming using flowcharts for both CORE and section 5 (Systems). Activity requires circuit wizard 3.0 or newer (example files & solutions included) and is designed to be a freestanding exercise in that students work at their own pace through the exercizes & ppts Designed to cover 4 lessons with objectives and outcomes for each. Basic knowledge of how to use circuit wizard is expected as a previous and is not covered in these lessons Example PCB design used can also be manufactured if using the Systems part of the course . This is useful as a year 10 project, but the project can be re-used as part of a year 11 project after the contexts are released, as it is a generic design that can be used in many applications
nw5298
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
Exam analysis D&T 1-9

Exam analysis D&T 1-9

Not 100% accurate until we actually get some grade boundaries from the exam board, however, this is based from the English and Maths grade boundaries of last year so shouldn’t be a million miles away. Will be very handy for those of us with mock year 10 exams coming up and need to have something to base our marks from, it will at least give the students some idea of where they are up to! This is fully automatic, simply add your class lists and teacher name if you have more than one subject teacher (we have 8!) and add the marks, the grid will do everything else for you. It is then also very simple to change the grade boundary for next year, simply un-hide the columns on the right hand side and alter the numbers to match the percentage.
aledballard
Design and Technology 1-9 coursework tracker

Design and Technology 1-9 coursework tracker

This is a version update for the new specification and in preparation for the release of the NEA in June. I find these invaluable with my classes and are used intensely across all of our schools. It is used as our started, main and plenary!
aledballard
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
Exemplar D&T NEA Examples (Product Design/ Textiles/ Resistant Materials)

Exemplar D&T NEA Examples (Product Design/ Textiles/ Resistant Materials)

Exemplar D&T NEA Examples (Product Design/ Mixed Materials) Both are fresh examples of the Iterative Design Process. Context 1: Design for Nature Personal Brief: Create a range of products inspired by nature that are aimed to encourage users to think about nature and the affect their behaviour has on the environment. Outcome: a set of Ply/ MDF shelving inspired by trees and the prototype of outdoor shelter. Material areas: PD, Biomimicy and Textiles Context 2: Children’s learning and play Personal Brief: Design a piece of lighting focussing on emotional interaction, play and enlightening users. Outcome: Live breif that produces a lamp made of acrylic, inspired by Kerplunk. Material areas- Resistant materials and Product Design
hornoramadesign
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
AQA NEA DT Lesson Plans SOW

AQA NEA DT Lesson Plans SOW

Here you will find a complete set of 55 simplified lesson plans that should be used alongside the starter/bell tasks and complete NEA template I have developed. Together they will allow for the complete delivery of the new AQA DT NEA.
CraigScott1980
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
NEW AQA DT Complete set of STARTER/BELL TASKS

NEW AQA DT Complete set of STARTER/BELL TASKS

This is a PowerPoint that contains 55 starter/bell tasks. It has been designed to be delivered alongside the new AQA DT GSCE. One can be selected each lesson to support/refresh understanding of theory topics that have already been covered in Y10. I also have a full NEA template available and complete scheme of work/lesson plans to cover the 55 lesson project.
CraigScott1980
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
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
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
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 #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
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
Y7 Transition Project and taster session - Drag Racer

Y7 Transition Project and taster session - Drag Racer

This resource is a highly engaging Y7 transition project that can be used for primary taster sessions. It includes a team workbook and pupils are asked to design and build they own wind powered drag car. Pupil then race them at the end of the session. (the cars are blown along the track by a leaf blower)
leepeachey
Product Designer: Alessi

Product Designer: Alessi

Full lesson that can be used for exam revision or observation. Contains a highly engaging presentation containing videos. The resource also contains a student worksheet, design activities and a graded example. Save yourself the workload
leepeachey