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3D Blimp using Google Sketchup

3D Blimp using Google Sketchup

Just quick guide here for creating a 3D Blimp in Sketchup, been issuing this as a challenge to try create a blimp without help to few pupils recently. Hopefully this can help with a lesson as part of an extension.
bh06yk
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
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 #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 #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
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 #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
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
5 x design and technology revision pyramids tarsias

5 x design and technology revision pyramids tarsias

5 x design and technology revision tarsias can be printed / laminated / cut and then sort out. Topics of tarsias -Hows it made? Match the picture to how it has been made. -Material properties - Match the property to it’s definition. -The design process - Match the keyword to definition linked to the design process. -Materials - Match the keyword to the definition -Design & Technology keywords - match the keyword to the definition I use these with: KS3 - Mostly more able groups KS4 GCSE Product Design / GCSE Design and technology KS5 - A-Level Design and technology Product (3D) design The size can be altered on these to be printed in A4 or 6
rcteacherdt
KS3 Materials Project - Storage Tray

KS3 Materials Project - Storage Tray

KS3 project focusing on developing skills in the workshop. The booklet includes: Design Brief Homeworks Design Task Manufacturing steps Evaluation Self/Peer assessment
leepeachey
Bundle of  team work starters - Technology Timelines

Bundle of team work starters - Technology Timelines

A bundle of 5 different themed technology timeline starters featuring Inventions, Hardware, Computer Games, Females in Computing and Sci-Fi Films. These make great starters for any lesson or year group but are particularly good for GCSE Computer Science or IB courses to get them talking about influential individuals or pieces of technology. What you need to do is divide your class into mixed ability groups of 4 (pairs also work well) and give them a blank timeline board, the 17 events, and the set of 4 team cards. Each person needs to read out their card and see if they can put a few of the key events down (each card tells them the date of one event). They then need to use their team work skills to work out the dates for the other events not mentioned on their card, but that links to or is mentioned on another card. I would recommend laminating the blank timeline boards, team cards and the printable cards so that you can use several times with different classes. I printed off two copies of each board so that I had a couple of spares. Any teams that finished early were then given a new board to solve together. If several teams finished at the same time I got them to swap over their boards. Be vigilant about some of the cut up events going missing! I labelled on the back of the events what themed board they went with (e.g. CG2 = Computer Games Set 2) as I was worried about them getting jumbled up when I collected them in. Please review this resource, I’d love to get your feedback and find out other ideas for how to use these in class! Check out my other resources too if you have found this set useful - I’ve got loads of other bundles or entire units of work for programming, HTML, animation, drones, using Adobe Illustrator and other graphic design bits and pieces. Enjoy :)
LucyCollingwood
School Robot Challenge 2018: design a space robot and moonbase (aged 13-18)

School Robot Challenge 2018: design a space robot and moonbase (aged 13-18)

This competition is intended to engage and inspire school children and students through the subject of robotics and space exploration. It aims to provide a compelling introduction to computer aided design, robotics, and space exploration through the design and modelling of a virtual robot at work on another planet. The competition is open to all school children and students in the UK from the ages of 4 to 18. There are two competitions: one for ages 4-12 and the other for ages 13-18. What will I learn? The software accompanying this challenge (links below) will provide participants with a basic introduction to 3D computer aided design and modelling, as well as providing a medium to explore links between creative art and computing. This competition will allow entrants to explore and visualise their own ideas about the future uses of robots in space, and aims to be inspiring, educational and fun. Who is running the competition? The competition is run by the EPSRC UK Robotics and Autonomous Systems Network (UK-RAS), a network of UK universities specialising in Robotics and Autonomous Systems. It is part of a family of competitions organised for the UK Robotics Week, which runs from 21 - 29 June 2018. A panel of judges, consisting of leading scientists and engineers, will select the winning designs in each age category. What are the judges looking for? The judging panel will select their favourite robot and planetary environment. We are looking for creative entries: this could be a robot servicing a spaceport or outpost, or a robot undertaking scientific investigation and exploration on an unusual planet, or any other application of robots in space that you can think of! The judges will choose winning designs that are innovative, interesting, fun, compelling, technically advanced and visually appealing. How do I enter the competition? All you need to do is follow the instructions outlined in the instruction pack! If you get stuck please email us. The competition is split into 2 categories by age group: 4 - 12yrs and 13 - 18yrs. Deadline for submission of entries: Friday 15th June 2018, 23:00 BST
UKRoboticsWeek
School Robot Challenge 2018 - design a space robot and moonbase (ages 4-12)

School Robot Challenge 2018 - design a space robot and moonbase (ages 4-12)

This competition is intended to engage and inspire school children and students through the subject of robotics and space exploration. It aims to provide a compelling introduction to computer aided design, robotics, and space exploration through the design and modelling of a virtual robot at work on another planet. The competition is open to all school children and students in the UK from the ages of 4 to 18. There are two competitions: one for ages 4-12 and the other for ages 13-18. What will I learn? The software accompanying this challenge (links below) will provide participants with a basic introduction to 3D computer aided design and modelling, as well as providing a medium to explore links between creative art and computing. This competition will allow entrants to explore and visualise their own ideas about the future uses of robots in space, and aims to be inspiring, educational and fun. Who is running the competition? The competition is run by the EPSRC UK Robotics and Autonomous Systems Network (UK-RAS), a network of UK universities specialising in Robotics and Autonomous Systems. It is part of a family of competitions organised for the UK Robotics Week, which runs from 21 - 29 June 2018. A panel of judges, consisting of leading scientists and engineers, will select the winning designs in each age category. What are the judges looking for? The judging panel will select their favourite robot and planetary environment. We are looking for creative entries: this could be a robot servicing a spaceport or outpost, or a robot undertaking scientific investigation and exploration on an unusual planet, or any other application of robots in space that you can think of! The judges will choose winning designs that are innovative, interesting, fun, compelling, technically advanced and visually appealing. How do I enter the competition? All you need to do is follow the instructions outlined in the instruction pack! If you get stuck please email us. The competition is split into 2 categories by age group: 4 - 12yrs and 13 - 18yrs. Deadline for submission of entries: Friday 15th June 2018, 23:00 BST
UKRoboticsWeek
Some useful KS2 Design and Technology Recourses

Some useful KS2 Design and Technology Recourses

In the bundle is a selection of resources that could cover a number of projects for Primary Design and Technology and could also be useful as a general resource. A bargain at half the normal sales price.
MrFied
4 x GCSE Design Resistant Materials Revision Lessons Hand & Power Tools Adhesives Finishes & Exam Questions

4 x GCSE Design Resistant Materials Revision Lessons Hand & Power Tools Adhesives Finishes & Exam Questions

4 x suggested 1 hour revision lessons on the theme of ‘Adhesives’, ‘Finishes’, ‘Hand Tools’ and ‘Power Tools’. 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 #11: Power Tools Study Guide & Exam Questions

GCSE Design Resistant Materials Revision Lesson #11: Power Tools Study Guide & Exam Questions

A suggested 1 hour revision lesson on the theme of ‘Power Tools’. 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
GCSE Design Resistant Materials Revision Lesson #10: Hand Tools Study Guide & Exam Questions

GCSE Design Resistant Materials Revision Lesson #10: Hand Tools Study Guide & Exam Questions

A suggested 1 hour revision lesson on the theme of ‘Hand Tools’. Powerpoint so can be used on the board or printed as a series of activities and worksheets. 85 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 #9: Finishes Study Guide & Exam Questions

GCSE Design Resistant Materials Revision Lesson #9: Finishes Study Guide & Exam Questions

A suggested 1 hour revision lesson on the theme of ‘Finishes’. Powerpoint so can be used on the board or printed as a series of activities and worksheets. 12 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 #8: Adhesives Glues Study Guide & Exam Questions

GCSE Design Resistant Materials Revision Lesson #8: Adhesives Glues Study Guide & Exam Questions

A suggested 1 hour revision lesson on the theme of ‘Adhesives’. 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
3 x GCSE Resistant Materials Revision Study Guides

3 x GCSE Resistant Materials Revision Study Guides

3 lots of revision lessons with many slides on each theme of MATERIALS, JOINING METHODS and DESIGN ANALYSIS. Includes some ‘test your knowledge’ questions which students can either use the previous slides to answer or books/internet. Each slide contains easy to read basic information about each material with examples of names, properties and uses. Nothing too in-depth but a quick recap on virtually all the materials they might come across in coursework and in the exam.
mikedean
KS3 Lamp project - Booklet and SOW

KS3 Lamp project - Booklet and SOW

KS3 Mood Changing Lamp project Booklet Scheme of Work Self Assessment Peer Assessment Exemplar Design Evaluations Completely adaptable for your school (Runs off 10mm light changing LED from Kitronik)
leepeachey
Food Practical Evaluation Sheet

Food Practical Evaluation Sheet

This evaluation sheet is great for all abilities and age groups and can be used after a practical or as a whole lesson; it’s up to you! I’ve used this in Product Design lessons as well, with a few edits to the language and even in Textiles lessons too! This also covers elements of Literacy and Numeracy with little effort so can be a great go to if you want to make sure your lesson is interesting and ticks all the boxes!
17097126
What is PRODUCT DESIGN pull up poster

What is PRODUCT DESIGN pull up poster

I have a set of 3 pull up banner posters for sale, they were printed onto roller banners and brought out for options evenings. They are great when trying to explain to pupils what the main differences are between the DT subjects. I am able to supply Photoshop file if you require changes to be made.
CraigScott1980
What is GRAPHICS pull up poster

What is GRAPHICS pull up poster

I have a set of 3 pull up banner posters for sale, they were printed onto roller banners and brought out for options evenings. They are great when trying to explain to pupils what the main differences are between the DT subjects. I am able to supply Photoshop file if you require changes to be made.
CraigScott1980
What is ENGINEERING pull up poster

What is ENGINEERING pull up poster

I have a set of 3 pull up banner posters for sale, they were printed onto roller banners and brought out for options evenings. They are great when trying to explain to pupils what the main differences are between the DT subjects. I am able to supply Photoshop file if you require changes to be made.
CraigScott1980
Insect Theme AQA Textiles GCSE 2018

Insect Theme AQA Textiles GCSE 2018

This bundle contains all the resources needed to teach students how to achieve a C grade or above in thier exam. Including Design Question Blanks Many Exemplar Design Questions completed, labelled and coloured. Design Question Assessment Criteria Starter Activities X5 Mini Tests Revision Plans Revision Questions Pack with Pictures Revision Cards I have used and adapted these resources for the last 11 years. I achieved 100% A-C in my results last year. I do not work in a high ability school, I work in a challenging school with mixed abilities. I have been a moderatator for AQA. Good Luck with your students this year and I hope you find these helpful :)
joanneprior2007
Insect Exam AQA GCSE Textiles 2018 - Written Paper Essential Revision Resources

Insect Exam AQA GCSE Textiles 2018 - Written Paper Essential Revision Resources

Insect Exam AQA GCSE Textiles 2018 - Written Paper Essential Revision Resources This is coming from an experienced teacher of 11 years. I have been a moderator for the AQA and have had good results for my low - high ability students year after year. I have uploaded x3 main resources. The first (best) one is the typical exam questions. This is the most useful for all learners. It has colour pictures. It can be used on the board as well as printed in black and white. The second one is the revision cards. This has more challenging questions but builds up the confidence to develop and in depth knowledge it preparation of those extended writing questions and knowledge overall for all questions. The third one is RAG sheet for exam topics - revision plan. This sheet can be used to map the students confidence at the start, middle or end of the revision scheme of work. It really helps when planning how much time you need to spend on each topic which different students or classes. You can edit and date the lessons and they have a column to write notes in. I have also added lots of mini tests to keep your students busy :) Thanks :)
joanneprior2007