Conductors and insulators activity

Conductors and insulators activity

40 cut out cards with images of a variety of insulators and conductors. Students to sort cards into: Insulator, Conductor and Not quite sure and stick or place over spaces on A3 sheet. The Not quite sure allows the opportunity for students to consider the effects of moisture or other external factors. There are more cards than spaces on the worksheet allowing the resource to be used with the same class more than once by selecting alternative cards.
clarvise
PPE identification activity

PPE identification activity

8 flashcards to cut out of PPE equipment. Powerpoint provided with description of each. Students to place in order on worksheet provided. Resources also available on TES for download on the identification of tools and equipment - (23 tools and 40 pieces of electrical equipment)
clarvise
Electrical equipment flashcard activity

Electrical equipment flashcard activity

An extensive flash card activity for electrical equipment and accessories. Set of 40 flashcards to cut out. A 40 page powerpoint gives the name of the equipment and students to place or stick appropriate images over the six blank spaces on worksheet. Good for starters/plenary, different cards can be selected depending on the content of the lesson.
clarvise
Electrical tool identification activity

Electrical tool identification activity

Flash card activity for electrical workshop tools and equipment. Set of 23 flashcards to cut out. A 23 page powerpoint gives a description of each tool and students to place or stick appropriate images over the six blank spaces on worksheet. Good for starters/plenary, appropriate tools can be selected depending on focus of the lesson. Tools covered are: Pipe bender Bending sprint Pliers Side cutters Claw hammer Battery drill Drill bit Hole saw Spirit level Stanley knife Hacksaw Junior hacksaw Screwdrivers PVC pipe cutter Pipe grips Steel tape measure Metal bender Continuity meter Proving unit Voltage detector Test plug
clarvise
Look! Advanced Level Design and Technology new specification complete exam sample materials.

Look! Advanced Level Design and Technology new specification complete exam sample materials.

Take the stress out of preparing mock and assesment materials for your A Level classes in DT. Design and Technology new specification complete exam sample materials with mark scheme. completely new and original material. Together the exams run to 39 pages so are excellent value for money. Complete Design and Technology new specification 2019 A Level exam, with mark scheme. The papers are suitable for use with any exam board. AQA EDEXCEL OCR. Paper 1: Technical Principles. Paper 2: Design and making principles. Both exams include a mixture of short and long answer questions, using command terms. including mathematics based questions. The mark schemes contain detailed walk-throughs for these questions. Both papers include product analysis questions, which show a product that must be analysed. This covers a range of topics such as materials, design processes used, influence of design styles, technological developments or socio-economic, moral, ethical or environmental influences.
alex_teccy
Combinational Logic Notes (12 pages)

Combinational Logic Notes (12 pages)

Twelve pages of notes based on the function of combinational logic circuits. Examples of combinational circuits are given and explanations of how to write truthtables and express logic functions using Boolean Algebra. The notes show the effect of combining a variety of logic gates and how logic gates. Combining two NOT gates to make a buffer Combining AND, OR and XOR gates with a NOT gate Writing truthables Multiple input AND and NAND gates Multiple input OR and NOR gates Multiple AND gate circuits Multiple OR gate circuits Combining AND, OR and NOT gates A note on algebra Inverting inputs The magical NAND gate - Combining NAND gates to form other gates The magical NOR gate - Combining NOR gates to form other gates Note: PART 1 is available to download as an introduction to logic gates.
clarvise
Logic Gates Revision (7 pages)

Logic Gates Revision (7 pages)

Seven pages of notes relating to logic gates. Building from the basics of the difference between analogue and digital signals and how logic levels can be represented by voltages. Circuit symbols, boolean expressions and truth tables are explored. This resource is an introduction to PART 2 which covers concepts of combinational logic. Logic and voltage levels Logic gates Logic gate symbols AND, OR and XOR gates NAND, NOR and XNOR gates NOT gates Propagation delay
clarvise
WJEC GCSE Design & Technology Year 10 Time Plan

WJEC GCSE Design & Technology Year 10 Time Plan

A simple and colourful timeplan of the entire Y10 of GCSE Design & Technology. Perfect for giving to students and to keep for your self to plan for the whole year. Also includes the the core module 2.1.1 and where they fit throughout the year. This can also be editing to add your own tailored projects and will work for Product Design, Fashion & Textiles and Engineering. This is also included in a bundle with the New and Emerging Technologies units and pupil workbook.
HELLOOON
WJEC GCSE KS4 New Design & Technology Teacher Presentation Core New Emerging Technologies Term

WJEC GCSE KS4 New Design & Technology Teacher Presentation Core New Emerging Technologies Term

CONTENT: 2.1.1 A: Impact of New and Emerging Technologies 2.1.1 B: Critical Evaluation of New and Emerging Technologies This 46 slide vibrantly illustrated teacher PowerPoint supports the pupil work book (available separately or as part of a bundle). It covers the WJEC New specification for Design and Technology from 2017 and would generally covers a term of theory from September and October. It is suitable for Product Design, Fashion and Textiles and Engineering. Contents Include: The first section covers the Core Knowledge and Understanding 2.1.1A • The impact of new and emerging technologies on industry and enterprise: • market pull; • technology push; • consumer choice. • The Product Life Cycle. Introduction – researching, developing and then bringing a product to market; Growth – when sales are increasing; Maturity – sales are near their highest point; Decline – sales begin to fall. • Global production and its effects on culture and people. • Sustainability. Meeting today’s needs without compromising the needs of future generations. For example: the sourcing of materials, using sustainable resources, waste materials and CFCs. • Legislation to which products are subject. BSI (British Standards Institute) and ISO (International Standards Organisation). Their general roles/purpose, ISO numbers, the BSI kite mark and why as consumers these are important when purchasing products. • Consumer rights and protection for consumers when purchasing and using products. The basics of consumer rights, return policies, and the Trade Description Act. • Moral and ethical factors related to manufacturing products and the sale and use of products. Considering the needs of others in less developed countries and issues related to child labour, fair wage for a day’s work, companies exploiting underdeveloped countries for profit. • CAD/CAM the advantages and disadvantages of using Computer Aided Design (CAD) and Computer Aided Manufacture (CAM). The last part of this PowerPoint offer activities to help pupils critically evaluate the importance of new and emerging technologies (plus sustainability and environmental issues) when designing and making products. NOTE: The workbook is designed using the font “Century Gothic” and “Champion” and will be best viewed with these downloaded.
HELLOOON
WJEC GCSE KS4 New Design & Technology Pupil Work Book Core New Emerging Technologies Workbook

WJEC GCSE KS4 New Design & Technology Pupil Work Book Core New Emerging Technologies Workbook

CONTENT: 2.1.1 A: Impact of New and Emerging Technologies 2.1.1 B: Critical Evaluation of New and Emerging Technologies This 34 page vibrantly illustrated pupil work book supports my teacher PowerPoint (available separately or as part of a bundle). It covers the WJEC New specification for Design and Technology from 2017 and would generally covers a term of theory from September and October. The workbook has a range of activities from writing, matching, drawing etc. and is fully editable. It is suitable for Product Design, Fashion and Textiles and Engineering. Contents Include: The first section covers the Core Knowledge and Understanding 2.1.1A • The impact of new and emerging technologies on industry and enterprise: • market pull; • technology push; • consumer choice. • The Product Life Cycle. Introduction – researching, developing and then bringing a product to market; Growth – when sales are increasing; Maturity – sales are near their highest point; Decline – sales begin to fall. • Global production and its effects on culture and people. • Sustainability. Meeting today’s needs without compromising the needs of future generations. For example: the sourcing of materials, using sustainable resources, waste materials and CFCs. • Legislation to which products are subject. BSI (British Standards Institute) and ISO (International Standards Organisation). Their general roles/purpose, ISO numbers, the BSI kite mark and why as consumers these are important when purchasing products. • Consumer rights and protection for consumers when purchasing and using products. The basics of consumer rights, return policies, and the Trade Description Act. • Moral and ethical factors related to manufacturing products and the sale and use of products. Considering the needs of others in less developed countries and issues related to child labour, fair wage for a day’s work, companies exploiting underdeveloped countries for profit. • CAD/CAM the advantages and disadvantages of using Computer Aided Design (CAD) and Computer Aided Manufacture (CAM). The last part of this workbook will help pupils critically evaluate the importance of new and emerging technologies (plus sustainability and environmental issues) when designing and making products. There is also space at the back of the book for additional notes and also assessment on the back cover. NOTE: The workbook is designed using the font “Century Gothic” and “Champion” and will be best viewed with these downloaded.
HELLOOON
STEM Club Bubbles Theme Scheme of Work

STEM Club Bubbles Theme Scheme of Work

A collection of eight bubble themes STEM club or fun science lesson activities Each activity includes a lesson plan detailing how to set up the activity, equipment needed and a method. A colourful student instruction sheet Labels for products (if required) Activities are Bubble Bombs Bubble Snakes Bubble Recipes Bubble wands Bubble Painting Bubble inside a bubble Homemade Bubble Bath Soap Making
marissa03
Guides for using Fusion 360

Guides for using Fusion 360

These two guides should help most students get to grips with Fusion 360. There are 2 versions available, I would suggest starting all students on the basic version, then distribute the Advanced sheets as required. I have trialed these guide sheets with Y7 - 10 students and found if they follow the steps closely they can excel with this powerful software package. The guides encourage students to build using ‘Components’ as a number of my pupils have become stuck having designed their model as a collection of ‘Bodies’. Although it makes teaching the software slightly more challenging to begin with, I have found this approach produces more stable models in the long run. These resources are freely available, make use of them and share, but please keep the logo on the bottom and do not sell them on. Thanks Dan
dgrant4
30 WEEK REVISION PLAN TEMPLATE FOR DT

30 WEEK REVISION PLAN TEMPLATE FOR DT

This template has original been used for the legacy course of resistant materials and still contains the materials elements. These can be overwritten/changed to conform with the new DT specification elements and core skill required for studying the new specification. A time saver.
abiann123
literacy and homework

literacy and homework

A booklet I used with a group of Year 9 's where you have a Technological word that the students then try to make up as many different words from the letters within it in a set time period. They then try to beat this target on a weekly basis. there is also a handy log for any homework set.
abiann123
Electronic Symbols Activity & A3 poster

Electronic Symbols Activity & A3 poster

This resource consists of: Two colour worksheets showing images of components and a blank space to the right: students to cut out symbols of components and place in the corresponding location. There are two sheets covering 40 electronic components including input/output devices, semiconductors and passive components. Answer sheets are included. In addition an A3 poster is provided showing component images and the symbols that represent them. This can be printed out or projected onto board.
clarvise
New Technology Riddle Activity BTEC Engineering

New Technology Riddle Activity BTEC Engineering

A fun starter activity. 6 Riddles (questions) asking students to identify the New Technologies identified in the BTEC Engineering Specification. A great quick progress check/ revision tool. Could be used as a starter or a plenary. Answers also provided in the slide. Bionics Fibre Optics Nano Technology Blended Wing Body Hydrogen Fuel Cell Telematics
hridgus
Lesson Powerpoint for Fibre Optics BTEC Engineering

Lesson Powerpoint for Fibre Optics BTEC Engineering

A student friendly lesson powerpoint based on Fibre Optics. A selection of activities (starter, main, plenary) and leveled learning objectives. The content will help students understand the wider topic of the development of new technologies. Based on the Engineering Unit 1 specification but is versatile and be used in Design Technology and other STEM lessons. Attached are two photographs which show a simple but effective way to demonstrate fibre optics. Using a torch and a piece of clear Acrylic tube it can show how ‘light’ travels through the wire. This can used when showing the Polar Bear hair slide.
hridgus
Lesson Powerpoint for  Bionics BTEC Engineering Unit 1

Lesson Powerpoint for Bionics BTEC Engineering Unit 1

A Powerpoint lesson on Bionics and how they have been developed by Biomedical Engineers. A number of activities, starter, You Tube examples and leveled learning objectives. Created for BTEC Engineering Unit 1 using information from the specification however can be used in STEM lessons or Design Technology Lessons. Learners can begin to understand the wider topic of new technologies.
hridgus
Isometric, Orthographic Projection and Section views A3 Worksheet AQA

Isometric, Orthographic Projection and Section views A3 Worksheet AQA

Part of the AQA Design and Technology GCSE 8552 Drawing Skills Build Technical drawing techniques can often be confusing to teach and confusing for pupils to understand. This A3 worksheet has been designed to be simple and pupil friendly. It is aimed at pupils who have little or no understanding of: -Isometric sketching -Orthographic Projection -Section views. It has been tested in classes and has been designed to be folded in half so pupils are not overwhelmed by each task.
sammarston
Lesson Powerpoint for Aerodynamics and Blended Wingbodies BTEC Engineering

Lesson Powerpoint for Aerodynamics and Blended Wingbodies BTEC Engineering

A student friendly powerpoint covering two lessons on Aerodynamics and Blended Wingbodies based on the BTEC Engineering Unit1 Specification . 2- 3 lessons with a number of activities (starters etc.) which is can be used in Engineering but also other areas of Design Technology and STEM. Road bikes are used as an example to help students relate to the topic.
hridgus
Multiple Lesson Powerpoint Materials and Processes BTEC Engineering

Multiple Lesson Powerpoint Materials and Processes BTEC Engineering

A student friendly powerpoint including 4-5 lessons covering materials and processes taken directly from the BTEC Engineering Unit 1 specification A number of interesting activities (Starters, pleneries etc) and leveled learning objectives. This can be used for Product Design and is very versatile. Uses superhero (marvel) example to help children relate. Topics Covered: Material Classification: Smart, High Performance, Modern and Composite Uses (Products) Sectors of Engineering Manufacturing Processes Forces Deformation
hridgus
Past, Present and Future Technologies (STEM Activities)

Past, Present and Future Technologies (STEM Activities)

Teach your students about technologies that changed the world. What made them so successful? How did some become completely superseded or obsolete? And what will replace them in the future based upon what we know about history and the wants and needs of our society? This collection of 20 beautiful past and present technology cards are accompanied with 4 easy to follow activities and lesson plans to get your students thinking like a STEM designer, entrepreneur and innovator.
Innovativeteachingideas
Paper Helicopter STEM Challenge (PBL)

Paper Helicopter STEM Challenge (PBL)

Can you make the ultimate paper helicopter? Do you understand the principles of flight and gravity? How will you design, enhance, “tinker” and most importantly record your data and evidence of your findings? All these essential questions will be answered through these excellent HANDS ON STEM activities. Everything is here for you NO PREP REQUIRED The only materials required are paper, paper clips and scissors. This project can be distributed individually via Google Classroom, OneNote or a similar platform or you can teach it to the entire class. All content and materials are easy to follow and fully prepared. Become an engineer today and have some great fun learning about the basic principles of flight and gravity.
Innovativeteachingideas
STEM club schemes of work bundle

STEM club schemes of work bundle

Twelve themed schemes of work that can be used in STEM clubs or for fun science lessons. All practical lessons. Each scheme of work contains a number of lessons based around that theme that can be carried out over a number of weeks. for each lesson in each scheme of work there is a lesson plan which lists all equipment needed,how to set up and how to carry out the activity. and a colouful student instruction sheet which can be printed off and laminated or displayed on the board once upon a STEM star wars STEM christmas STEM easter STEM colour and fun themed STEM STEM the science of food valentines themed STEM Cosmetics themed STEM STEM practical challenges STEM Scavenger hunt Borax free slime recipes Bubble themed scheme of work
marissa03
Energy Production Cover / Lesson

Energy Production Cover / Lesson

This lesson resource can be used as a stand alone lesson either taught in class or as a cover lesson and comes complete with everything needed for a lesson in design technology with links to science, media and graphics. The resources include a set of cards which contain information about a range of energy production methods which are used to complete the provided worksheet with 3 tasks and an extension task. The resources also include a homework task for the class. Task 1 – Given the cards provided the students must locate and budget for a new production facility based in Scotland on the west coast. Task 2 – Student now produce a poster to promote this new energy plant. Task 3 – Students now project plan the building of the energy production plant using provided stages and a GANTT chart. Extension Task – Students complete an assessment and proposal for green energy production for their own school.
P.Darvill
STEM STEAM Top Stars Card Game set of 27 Scientists Designers etc End of Term Activity

STEM STEAM Top Stars Card Game set of 27 Scientists Designers etc End of Term Activity

Set of 27 Famous STEAM Stars cards. Students choose a category and if theirs is higher than their friends’, they keep the played cards. Useful to give them a background of some of the main names in the field from the past and present. Includes a page of ‘backs’ so you can print back to back, double sided. They should print out the correct size for the smaller laminaing pouch card sizes if you wanted to laminate them. Publisher and Pdf files included. Useful as a starter or end activity.
mikedean
World Cup football inspired STEM lesson-KS3 Science

World Cup football inspired STEM lesson-KS3 Science

In this activity, students consider the factors affecting how far a football travels when it is kicked/headed/thrown in a game of football and the benefits and drawbacks of the VAR (vidoe assistant referee) system. In groups, they learn how to think like engineers and design a VAR set-up for a football stadium. Includes links to video clips showing various aspects of VAR.
cinnamonwhirl
Mindset - thinking skills in DT

Mindset - thinking skills in DT

I use this poster every time a pupil says they ‘can’t do it’. Blow up to any size you wish and use it to differentiate your learners mindset. I use it as an encouragement aid which really works as it challenges the students to try and think differently.
abiann123
DT WALL DISPLAYS

DT WALL DISPLAYS

HANDY SET OF POSTER SIZE SHEETS ON VARIOUS MATERIALS - WOODS - METALS - PLASTICS - ADHESIVES - FINISHES - TOOL SAND EQUIPMENT ETC. - HANDY TIME SAVER FOR THE OVERWORKED DT TEACHER. TURN THOSE PESKY BLANK WALLS INTO LEARNING ENVIRONMENTS.
abiann123
Identifying saw types worksheet

Identifying saw types worksheet

Ideal for an easy starter or plenary activity. The sheet includes six images of tools for students to identify, name and give an example use. The following tools are inlcuded: Tenon saw Hacksaw Junior hacksaw Handsaw Coping Saw Mitre saw
clarvise
Measuring & Marking Out Worksheets (2 pages)

Measuring & Marking Out Worksheets (2 pages)

Three worksheets consisting of a range of metal and wood working tools with a space for students to name and describe their purpose. The resource includes: **Measuring & Marking out wood ** Tape measure Steel rule Marking guage / mortice guage Trysquare Sliding Bevel Pair of compasses Measuring & Marking out Metal Steel rule Centre punch Scribe Vernier caliper Engineer’s square Dividers
clarvise
Electronic Component ID Worksheets (x4)

Electronic Component ID Worksheets (x4)

A set of four worksheets. From the images, students are to identify components, draw their symbols, describe their function and catagorise into inputs, outputs and processes where appropriate. A feedback/assessment box is included at the bottom of the fourth page. The components included are: Lamp LED Toggle switch 555 Timer Microphone Speaker Motor Microswitch Transistor Rectifier 7-segment display Push switch Diode Power transistor / MOSFET Peizoelectric transducer Tilt switch Relay Preset potentiometer Potentiometer Resistor Battery Electrolytic capacitor Ceramic capacitor Cell Polyester capacitor
clarvise
Electronic Tools Worksheets (x3)

Electronic Tools Worksheets (x3)

Three worksheets: students to identify tools used in the construction of electronic circuits and state their purpose. The worksheets include the following tools: Soldering iron Soldering iron stand Side cutters Long-nosed pliers Pliers Cross-head screwdriver Flat head screwdriver Desoldering pump Crimp tool Precision screwdrivers Solder Desoldering braid Safety glasses
clarvise
Rotations Organiser, How To organise and show progress over time in a folder.

Rotations Organiser, How To organise and show progress over time in a folder.

The main issues we had as a technology department is to show the students progress from one rotation to another. I have developed a ring bind folder organiser to help the teachers collate the information. The class Teacher can then hand the folder to the next teacher and it shows progress over time. Included in the document is a few templates. How to do rotations etc. You will store in the folder the following information Annual Rotation Class List (any new student this information requires updating by class teacher) Class Photos Seating Plan SOW (Class Teacher to assign their name next to the term) Class Analysis (Sisra) (Class Teacher to assign their name next to the term) Class Work Booklet (Class Teacher to assign their name next to the term) Homework Booklet (Class Teacher to assign their name next to the term)
raegannewc
WJEC Engineering Unit 1: Engineering Design

WJEC Engineering Unit 1: Engineering Design

This is a student friendly powerpoint with lessons/ instructions and examples for students and teachers to complete Unit 1. The brief is the one that has been issued by WJEC (Re-design a phone charger) However it can be adapted to any brief you wish to set. The key areas covered are: Understanding the Brief Market Research Specification Design Ideas 3rd Angle Evaluation against Specification
hridgus
Full Introduction to Electronics

Full Introduction to Electronics

This is over 16 weeks of Electronics practical i do with Year 7. Included: PowerPoint Presentation on all lessons, with starter and tasks Work booklet that coincides with the PP End of unit test Extension tasks It covers all the basics: Circuit Boards Protoboards Series/Parallel Circuits Resistors Diodes L.E.D L.D.R Transistors Capacitors Soldering
luckyiffy