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DT / Art project Patterns in Nature

DT / Art project Patterns in Nature

This was a project designed a couple of years ago, combining DT and Art which you could adapt for any year in Key Stage 2. I’ve included Long and Medium term planning, a Powerpoint, recipe and evaluation of project
Lara mfl 05
Cute Zodiac Signs Permanent Monthly Coloring Calendar

Cute Zodiac Signs Permanent Monthly Coloring Calendar

This coloring calendar has 12 monthly coloring calendar pages with cute zodiac signs. It has only months and dates. You need to add the weekdays on your own. For this reason, you can use this calendar permanently and print it out how often you need. The size of each calendar page is US Letter 8.5" x 11"/A4. You will get this coloring pages as one PDF file. This coloring calendar is only for personal and educational use (classroom, homeschooling). Commercial use not allowed. Find free and premium educational printables at www.educationalprintables.com.
educatingmom
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.
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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
light sensor circuit

light sensor circuit

A short ppt/pdf set of slides showing a basic light sensor circuit. The ppt also has differentiated demonstration boards for soldering techniques/outcomes with moving interactive display on how to solder correctly and an activity on block diagrams. Added to this is the circuit itself which can be cut out and stuck in pupils books for labeling.
abiann123
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
Year 10 Product Design Modelling OCR Specs

Year 10 Product Design Modelling OCR Specs

Year 10 Product design-Modelling Lesson (Dragon’s Den) This is a lesson planned I created for a QTS assessment and was graded outstanding. This is very detailed and easy to follow. Everything is differentiated and specifically designed to accommodate all in your class. The approach I used was a typical DRAGON’S DEN scenario where students had to present their prototype product to other groups of 4 in the class. Lesson Plan, Dragon’s Den questions, Next step emerging needs card included in Powerpoint as well as OCR Specs outlined for students to ensure that there is the suitable and correct amount of differentiation and assessments are achieved. The OFSTED inspector loved the idea and was impressed with the deeper level of thinking I developed by conducting the lesson in such a way. My questionning techniques were also a key features the Inspector identified as outstanding.
dejager9
Healthy Eating Week Activities

Healthy Eating Week Activities

A PPT with a list of various activities that students can participate in during Healthy Eating Week. This can be shared during circle time, assembly or tutor time
Virtue86
World Cup Trophy Re-Design

World Cup Trophy Re-Design

Re-Design the world cup trophy, inspired by modern art. All images free from copyright. Max pixel Flicker Wikimedia Commons Pixabay
rvevans88
Cute Unicorn World Directed Drawing

Cute Unicorn World Directed Drawing

11 Cute Unicorn World Directed Drawing Sheets guiding students to draw ♥a cute unicorn face, ♥a cute unicorn, ♥a cute unicorn mermaid, ♥a cute chubby unicorn, ♥a cute simple unicorn, ♥a cute cartoon unicorn, ♥a cute unicorn cake, ♥a cute unicorn cat, ♥a cute unicorn cloud, ♥a cute unicorn cupcake and ♥a cute unicorn ice cream. All directed drawing sheets are combined into one PDF file. There is a Coloring Title Page at the beginning of the PDF file and 4 sample drawings from children at the end. After each directed drawing sheet you will find a blank border page for students to draw on. This resource contains 34 pages: ⚫Coloring Title Page ⚫Terms of Use ⚫11 Directed Drawing Sheets ⚫11 Drawing Pages ⚫4 Colored Completed Drawings to use as examples of work in your classroom This resource and all of its content are only for personal and educational use (classroom, homeschooling). Commercial use not allowed. Find free and premium educational printables at https://www.educationalprintables.com.
educatingmom
Year 7 Electronics ELTs (6 worksheets)

Year 7 Electronics ELTs (6 worksheets)

Six worksheets used as an extended learning activity or homework. They cover the following topics: Soldering skills Electronics tools and equipment Electronic Components 1 Electronic Materials Electronic Components 2 Electronic Materials Resistant Materials (plastics)
clarvise
Year 9 Cooking and Nutrition

Year 9 Cooking and Nutrition

This is the booklet I use with my year 9 classes. It is completed over a 10 week period where there are 15 lessons. The work is to help build the skills required for NEA 1 and NEA 2 at GCSE. It introduces the basic skills including how to conduct an investigation, how to record results, how to research and how to produce detailed time plans. Pupils are encouraged to work as a team for the investigation work then independently for a food preparation task.
MichaelaMarie
Year 7 Cooking and Nutrition Basic Skills

Year 7 Cooking and Nutrition Basic Skills

This is an updated version of a previous resource. It is based on 15 lessons with pupils over 10 weeks. The basic knowledge is covered such as washing up, weighing and measuring, The Eatwell Guide and sustainability. The work helps to build the skills required should pupils choose to opt for GCSE Food Preparation and Nutrition. Along with the booklet is the Scheme of Work and the recipe booklet I use. Hope you find them useful.
MichaelaMarie
Hidden Sugar - (Complete lesson)

Hidden Sugar - (Complete lesson)

A complete lesson with the aim of raising awareness of the sugar content of processed foods. Students will learn how to read nutritional information on packaged products and determine their sugar content. To reinforce the high levels of sugar present, students will compare the sugar content of foods with their equivalent in sugar cubes, smarties and biscuits based on a practical investigation.
clarvise
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
Fruit and vegetables student workbook for GCSE FPN

Fruit and vegetables student workbook for GCSE FPN

This booklet has recipes, literacy and scientific experiments for students to work through based on the GCSE FPN course . It is aimed at higher ability students but can be scaffolded / differentiated easily. The scientific experiment worksheet also attached can be used / adapted for various scientific experiments, this one is written to support the experiment in the student booklet.
mad5
Poultry , Meat, Fish and Eggs commodity student workbook

Poultry , Meat, Fish and Eggs commodity student workbook

This is a module of work, approx 5-6 weeks including practicals and experiments for the poultry, meat fish and eggs commodity for GCSE Foof Prep and Nutrition, i teach Eduqas but it could be used for other exam boards too. Aimed at higher ability but can be adapted / differentiated quite easily.
mad5
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
DRAWING TECHNIQUES

DRAWING TECHNIQUES

A SERIES OF SLIDES FOR CRATING - RENDERING AND ORTHOGRAPHIC DRAWING TECHNIQUES. iNCLUDES WAGGOLS - COMPARE AND CONTRAST SHEETS - STUDENT WORKSHEETS -QUIZ - LESSON OBJECTIVE SHEETS ETC. HANDY RESOURCES FOR THE BUSY TEACHER.
abiann123
A-Level Systems & Control Notes (44 pages)

A-Level Systems & Control Notes (44 pages)

A set of notes covering a broad range of electronics topics relating to A-Level Systems & Control. There are 44 pages and they cover the following topics: Symbols Conductors & Insulators Resistor colour codes Resistor suffixes, E12 E24 Potentiometer overview Capacitor types Applications of capacitors (coupling, decoupling, smoothing and timing) Diodes Diodes and back EMF Rectifiers Operational amplifiers Comparator circuit - temperature sensor Inverting amplifier Non-inverting amplifier & Buffer LEDs LED Characteristics Photodiodes Photoconductive and photovoltaic modes Phototransistors Optocouplers Optocoupler application Phototransistors Slotted optoisolators RC Timing RC Delays 555 Astable circuit Calculating astable frequency & Monostable circuit Bipolar transistors MOSFETs ESD DC Motors H-Bridge motor control description L293 half-bridge driver L293 continued PWM speed control Digital electronics - TTL and CMOS characteristics Logic levels, ESD and floating logic levels AND, OR and XOR symbols and truth tables NOT, NAND & NOR symbols and truth tables XNOR symbol and truth table Combinational logic 1 Combinational logic 2 4017 Decade counter
clarvise
Job observation lesson on upcycling

Job observation lesson on upcycling

This is s PPT I used in a recent lesson observation for a HOD job in which I was successful. The theme is on upcycling it is lengthy and can be chopped and changed to meet the criteria and timing of the lesson. It includes worksheets the kids can use and differentiated outcomes to check progress, amongst other useful sheets. The lesson itself got me a round of applause from the students and I got the job.
abiann123
Primary DT challenge

Primary DT challenge

This resource is a Design Technology based series of activities for upper primary children. Focusing on the theme of sustainability and upcycling there includes worksheets for students to complete. A simple project to reinforce the principles behind this unit can be added into the work (dependent on the teachers knowledge) Some examples of which are below and I have run this very successfully with mine. A pop bottle bird feeder A recycled glove puppet A jar fed sweet dispenser examples of which can generally be found on Google.
abiann123
Food Enrichment Session

Food Enrichment Session

I have designed this for a Year 7 group who will have three lessons of food as part of our schools Enrichment Week. The booklet contains a number of activities, ranging from food crosswords to build a burger challenges, but it also has a big focus on sustainability, where food is coming from, and looking at traditions like the British picnic. Students will also take part in practical work, I will be using two BBQ’s, and students are invited to bring in small amounts of foods like burgers, sausages and kebabs and learn how cook outside. Included is also an information letter for students/parents informing them of what will be going on.
NHA1
YEAR 5 & 6 DESIGN CHALLENGE

YEAR 5 & 6 DESIGN CHALLENGE

This resource is a Design Technology based series of activities for upper primary children. Focusing on mechanisms and movement there includes worksheets for students to complete. A simple project to reinforce the principles behind this unit can be added into the work (dependent on the teachers knowledge) Some examples of which are below and I have run this very successfully with mine. A cam model A pull along toy A movable puppet The linkage (working) model can be constructed using card and split pins.
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
Keyboard Shortcuts Posters for PC Users

Keyboard Shortcuts Posters for PC Users

Following on from the success of my keyboard shortcuts headers some teachers got in touch requesting full page poster versions. These can be used in a wall display to remind your pupils of common keyboard shortcuts for PCs. These colour posters feature 24 common keyboard shortcuts. Contents 1 x “Keyboard Shortcuts” poster 24 x full page colour posters featuring shortcuts for: cut, paste, copy, select all, undo action, redo action, save, print, bold, underline, italic, go to start of document, go to end of document, find, new window, screenshot, help, open file, refresh window, switch between programs, align text left, align text right, justify text and centre text. Please note that there are no issues in this resource with UK/US specific spelling. Thank you for visiting my store, OkinawanGirl
OkinawanGirl
NEA Product Design  A01 Context Analysis,  Problem Analysis, Target Market, Brief and Specification

NEA Product Design A01 Context Analysis, Problem Analysis, Target Market, Brief and Specification

NEA Product Design A01 Context Analysis, Problem Analysis, Target Market, Brief and Specification structured around identifying design opportunities. To help give students the best possible start to their non exam assessment (NEA) portfolio. Series of lessons covering A01: Introduction to NEA marks at a glance Contextual challenges Contextual analysis Work of others Target Market analysis Problem Analysis Writing a brief Writing a specification There are various individual, creative, group and pair exercises based around the learning of each lesson. Clear success criteria for students and teacher notes are also included, as well as home learning tasks.
elliottwalker
9-1 Tracker Spreadsheet to show pupil progress and grade of AQA GCSE Technology

9-1 Tracker Spreadsheet to show pupil progress and grade of AQA GCSE Technology

A spreadsheet to help staff and pupils to keep a track on pupil progress in the NEW Technology GCSE from AQA. Coursework, Exam results and exam questions will all accumulate to give a predicted grade for the pupil. The grade boundaries are based on previous ones released by AQA I have spoken to them and unsurprisingly they do not as yet have any idea what these will be, but suggested that the one I have used will ‘do for now’. If you go to the LOOKUPS page you can edit these yourself if you feel they are too high or too low. I have found that pupils appreciate being able to graphically see the progress they are making, and this enables them to take more ownership of the project and become more independent.
jtwigg
Product Analysis

Product Analysis

Product Analysis starter worksheet to help students with SEn/EAL needs learn the accessm key words. Accessfm key words must be cracked by matching the letters with the symbols. Includes challenge questions for G&T
mario1990
Fairtrade

Fairtrade

Fair Trade lesson used for interview. very detailed with variety of activities.
Michellepaden