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Design & Technology - materials match cards

Design & Technology - materials match cards

RED card (material types) GREEN cards (definitions of material types) BLUE cards (names of materials) ORANGE cards (Image of material type) Students match a red to green to blue to orange etc. Used with KS3 (basis), GCSE and A-Level

By rcteacherdt

Design and technology match up cards - manufacturing, material finishes and key definitions

Design and technology match up cards - manufacturing, material finishes and key definitions

Set 1 - Material finishes (For metal) Students match definition of metal finish to the image and name. Set 2 - Students match the manufacturing image to its name and to a product that has been made by this type of manufacturing. Set 3 - Students match the keywords to the definitions. I use these sets at different times throughout the year as starters or for quick fire revision sessions.

By rcteacherdt

KS3 Design & Technology Homework Takeaway Sheets

KS3 Design & Technology Homework Takeaway Sheets

These two worksheets are for year 7 & 8 students who are studying Design & Technology. I have designed these to give students three levels/differentiated tasks to choose from which is designed to give them an overview of key areas of the AQA GCSE D&T specification. Tasks start of as beginner, then professional and build up to master tasks. These tasks are built around Blooms Taxonomy and build up in complexity. These worksheets were trialled last year, tweaked and this is the finished product.

By alexwjtom

NeXTCube - Computing History Poster #4

NeXTCube - Computing History Poster #4

Computing history is an important part of IT education. It helps to know one's roots and to have a greater appreciation of today's technology, and it also promotes interest in how things used to be before the days of the smartphone. This poster gives a (very) brief overview on the history of the NeXTCube, the computer that Tim Berners-Lee famously used to kickstart the World Wide Web, alongside some photos and a high-resolution illustration of the device itself. Oh, and the date's on there...wouldn't want to forget that. This package includes one poster in three different sizes: A2, A3 and A4. The images are in .jpg format and are set in print-ready CMYK colour. Colours in preview images may differ due to differences between RGB and CMYK colour spaces.

By Spacefarer

IBM 5150 - Computing History Poster #3

IBM 5150 - Computing History Poster #3

Computing history is an important part of IT education. It helps to know one's roots and to have a greater appreciation of today's technology, and it also promotes interest in how things used to be before the days of the smartphone. This poster gives a (very) brief overview on the history of the IBM 5150, a computer that brought about the modern computing industry, alongside some magazine ads and a high-resolution illustration of the device itself. Oh, and the date's on there...wouldn't want to forget that. This package includes one poster in three different sizes: A2, A3 and A4. The images are in .jpg format and are set in print-ready CMYK colour.

By Spacefarer

Design Technology - Skills Strips for Differentiation

Design Technology - Skills Strips for Differentiation

Skills strips were developed as visual aids for lower ability or SEN students who struggle to remember processes or verbal instructions. This resource has been extremely useful with low achieving boys. The strips can be printed A3 and laminated so that students can use a whiteboard pen to tick off each step on the 'skill'. Includes both written and visual instructions and has been proven very successful in the classroom! Based upon 6 important Design Technology skills of Sketching, Reflecting, Cutting, Evaluating, Annotating and Isometric. Colour coded for each skill. Skills Strips are fully editable using PowerPoint to suit ANY subject area.

By ShaniceWelsh

NEA page tracker and description

NEA page tracker and description

After the AQA preparing to teach I created this planning for the NEA. I have broke down how much each unit is worth to ensure the correct amount of time is spent on each area.

By kthorpe4

Super Helpful GCSE Textiles AQA Coursework Guide 2018 Submission Only

Super Helpful GCSE Textiles AQA Coursework Guide 2018 Submission Only

This is a photo step by step guide with examples and prompt questions of how to complete the AQA Textiles Coursework for the last 2018 submission (as next year will be the new spec product design). This is a god send and will make your life a lot easier for this final year. Its very helpful and includes very single written aspect of the coursework to the point the booklet could deliver this side of the course for you if you needed textiles cover work for an absent teacher. Personally I use it along side teaching the course as a booklet that is kept in the classroom. I made this after going to an AQA coursework course a couple of years ago.

By joanneprior2007