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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
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
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
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
Technology : Consumer Profile Cards (activity)

Technology : Consumer Profile Cards (activity)

Being a Designer means stepping out of your comfort zone and forgetting about your own preferences & needs. However, I have noticed that this is sometimes lost in classroom practice. Students are given a design brief or problem to solve, yet the final outcome is bias and based upon what THEY like and want. Students design something for themselves that they can take home and use - This resource prevents this from happening! 12 different consumer cards that are purposely written in a paragraphs, so that students can dissect the information, like a reading comprehension, pulling out the important facts that they need to know. This will show a detailed understanding. The cards include a range of people that have a variety of likes, needs and wants. This encourages students to choose a suitable consumer that is relevant to the problem that they have been asked to solve. (For example, if the problem is to design a product to help the elderly, then the Baby consumer profile card would not be suitable - Students should be expected to work this out after class discussion). Print on A4 or A3 paper and laminate!
ShaniceWelsh
KS3 Chemistry: Bloodhound SSC: How to make a  Carbon fibre Cockpit for a 1000mph car.

KS3 Chemistry: Bloodhound SSC: How to make a Carbon fibre Cockpit for a 1000mph car.

A 3 min video with animations and actual footage to describe how we made the carbon fibre monocoque for Bloodhound SSC. The BLOODHOUND Project is not only about building a car to go 1,000mph, but it is also a perfect vehicle for education of STEM subjects. Over the life of this project we’ve been able to inspire over 2 million young people! For more activities, videos, resources and information on workshops visit, www.bloodhoundssc.com, or follow us on twitter: @Bloodhound_EDU.
Bloodhound_EDU
KS3 Waves: Bloodhound SSC Jet Car Supersonic Shockwaves and Aerodynamics Video- 4 mins

KS3 Waves: Bloodhound SSC Jet Car Supersonic Shockwaves and Aerodynamics Video- 4 mins

When you’re covering a mile in a blistering 3.6 seconds you need to know the car is safe and stable. Aerodynamics and managing the supersonic shockwaves the car creates is key reaching 1,000mph / 1,600kph. Dr Ben Evans from the University of Swansea explains all… The BLOODHOUND Project is not only about building a car to go 1,000mph, but it is also a perfect vehicle for education of STEM subjects. Over the life of this project we’ve been able to inspire over 2 million young people! Air Pressure, Forces, Shockwaves, Velocity measurements, forces…
Bloodhound_EDU
KS3 Forces, Motion, the Science behind building a 1000mph Jet and Rocket Car: Bloodhound SSC

KS3 Forces, Motion, the Science behind building a 1000mph Jet and Rocket Car: Bloodhound SSC

The BLOODHOUND Project is not only about building a car to go 1,000mph, but it is also a perfect vehicle for education of STEM subjects. Over the life of this project we’ve been able to inspire over 2 million young people! The EJ200 Typhoon jet engine’s nozzle is key to getting reheat (aka afterburners). The titanium petals open and close to manage the airflow, generating the trust to reach supersonic speeds.
Bloodhound_EDU
Recycled Picture Frame Project and Lessons with a Sustainable Design Theme. RM, PD

Recycled Picture Frame Project and Lessons with a Sustainable Design Theme. RM, PD

Full project to run with Year 7, 8 or 9 students to design and make a Recycled Picture Frame using wood and decorating with sustainable materials. The theme focuses on the 3 R’s and provides a great opportunity to research into being more eco friendly and experiment with a range of different materials. This is a fantastic, engaging and fun project to run for a term for KS3 students. Tried and tested resources, so easy to follow and takes the hassle out of planning! Context: Sustainable Design Designers have a responsibility to design products that address environmental issues. Sustainability is a global concern and customers are increasingly seeking products which reflect this awareness. Design Brief/Task: Materials are thrown away every day and end up in landfill. The frame itself must be made using a manufactured board, which is less harmful to the environment. To make the frame more attractive investigate using materials that would normally be thrown away and could be reused to make a colourful and eye-catching design. You are asked to design and make a prototype. This resource includes a series of 10 PowerPoints aimed to provide everything you need, including Learning Objectives, Success Criteria, detailed tasks and step-by-step instructions. Each lesson PowerPoint is judged to be suitable for a 1 hour lesson and includes starters, main tasks and homework. Lesson 1: Design Brief and Introduction to the theme of the 3R’s and Sustainability Lesson 2: Writing a Specification Lesson 3: Drawing in Isometric, crating and colour rendering Lesson 4: Initial Design Ideas Lesson 5: Development-Testing and sampling of eco materials Lesson 6: Developed design ideas using SCAMPER and peer assessment Lesson 7: Modelling developed design in card Lesson 8: Planning a plan of make Lesson 9-10: Practical making Lesson 11: Final evaluation Lesson PowerPoints can be amended as required if you feel your student need more time on any parts of the design and manufacturing process.
DrDarTUK
Ozobot March Maze

Ozobot March Maze

Ozobot Chase the Rainbow This Saint Patrick’s Day themed maze will allow students to think of how to program the Ozobot so it reaches each target and the end of the maze. Included: *One maze *Teacher tips
missotech3
Teens and Technology Clip-Art (14 pc.: 7 BW and 7 Color)!

Teens and Technology Clip-Art (14 pc.: 7 BW and 7 Color)!

This 14 piece clip-art set includes 7 teenage characters (high school age). 7 BW and 7 color. Images are about 2" by 7", 300 png with transparent background. Characters are presenting using technology for studying. Great for product and project covers! Each image is hand drawn (individually)! There are no recolors. Each child is a different character, inspired by real students. Featured Characters: Ana (cell phone) Karima (cell phone) Micah (E-reader) Amber (desktop computer) Jade (music player/mp3 player/i-pod) Evan (laptop) Jeff (tablet)
IllumismartClipArt
Complete DT Starter pack - Ideal for NQTs/PGCE students

Complete DT Starter pack - Ideal for NQTs/PGCE students

5 Schemes of work to get any NQT started that will last and inspire for years. All tried and tested and focus on building skills for GCSE/Tech award/ VCERTs. 1000’s of downloads originall between them and the Clock and Grand Designs projects originally were TES top picks. All resources editable and will save you Hours of work as these were amassed over years of practice.
Thomaswilson
Grand Designs Project for sketchup

Grand Designs Project for sketchup

TES PICKS project featured in the DT newsletter and with over 15000 downloads! Brilliant scheme with lesson by lesson differentiated PowerPoint and printable worksheets with be brilliant for improving 3D design skills and capturing the imaginations of your pupils. also included in this detailed bundle are : 12 individual and editable lesson plans Scheme of work outine Level ladder
Thomaswilson
Technology Challenge Cards

Technology Challenge Cards

How are you challenging your most able students? Challenge Cards are a great way to embed high level learning activities into every lesson and more importantly… Students love completing them! Ofsted regularly report that more able students are not being challenged enough in most subjects. Some leave primary school with high SATS results, yet fail to leave secondary school with top GCSE grades. Challenge Cards have been created as an alternative to ‘more of the same’ extension tasks. Cards have been developed for individual year groups and contain either theory or design related activities - activities relate to the scheme of work but are always topics that students have not studied yet. Each card includes a checklist which allows students to tick off success criteria as they work through the activity. Challenge Cards also include house point rewards which are dependant on how well the student has completed the challenge. There is also a space for a teacher comment. Staple the cards to the corner of student booklets so that challenge activities are evident in work scrutiny. Students also enjoy finding these in their books once work has been marked and handed back to them in fix-it time. Cards should be printed in black and white on bright green A4 card. This makes them stand out in class books and look appealing to students. (Includes: Six different KS3 cards as examples) This resource is fully editable using Microsoft PowerPoint
ShaniceWelsh
Medicine Through Time + Civil Rights (Pearson Edexcel GCSE)

Medicine Through Time + Civil Rights (Pearson Edexcel GCSE)

Included in this pack are TWO combined sections of resource bundles linked with the Pearson Edexcel GCSE 'Civil Rights' and 'Medicine Through Time' sections, covering essential topics pupils will need to know for papers one and three. All lesson outcomes are linked with Assessment Objectives 1, 2, and 3. All tasks and activities have been designed around developing pupil knowledge and understanding of the American West and Vietnam War to then apply this to exam technique / exam style questions. All videos are embedded (links provided) I have included WAGOLS / Success criteria's /Homeworks to further pupils understanding of Paper three. A fantastic opportunity to develop your own Scheme of work on this topic saving 40% on these bundles combined! You will need the Edexcel Medicine Through Time textbook to support some lessons. Full separate bundles including more lessons of these topics can be found in my shop.
morlem
Medicine Through Time + American West (Pearson Edexcel GCSE)

Medicine Through Time + American West (Pearson Edexcel GCSE)

Included in this pack are TWO fully resources bundles of lessons linked with the Pearson Edexcel GCSE 'American West' and 'Medicine Through Time' sections, covering essential topics pupils will need to know for papers one and two. All lesson outcomes are linked with Assessment Objectives 1, 2, and 3. All tasks and activities have been designed around developing pupil knowledge and understanding of the American West and Vietnam War to then apply this to exam technique / exam style questions. All videos are embedded (links provided) I have included WAGOLS / Success criteria's /Homeworks to further pupils understanding of Paper three. A fantastic opportunity to develop your own Scheme of work on this topic saving 40% on these bundles combined! You will need the Edexcel Medicine Through Time textbook to support some lessons. It is not necessary but you could use the American West textbook to supplement some American West lessons.
morlem
Make worksheets, edit images and sign docs

Make worksheets, edit images and sign docs

This tutorial teaches you how to use the screenshot feature in iOS11 to annotate images, create worksheets and sign documents. Answer tests without printing: You can also follow the worksheet section of the tutorial to allow pupils to fill in a document without printing it off. Just send the document to the pupils who can then take a screenshot of the form, test or worksheet and then add text boxes to fill in their reply.
osiejiofor316
Parts of Computer Scavenger Hunt

Parts of Computer Scavenger Hunt

Parts of Computer Scavenger Hunt Purpose : At the end of this Scavenger hunt students will be able to learn about the working and importance of various parts of computer with its vocabulary. 1. Print the 12 Scavenger Hunt cards on card stock or brightly -colored paper and cut them apart along the black lines. 2. Make copies of the Scavenger Hunt questions worksheet. Each student needs a copy. 3. Place the Scavenger Hunt cards around your classroom where students will be able to find them. You can put them on chairs, on the computer keyboard, on the back of your classroom door, on the sides of student desks, on the chalkboard or wherever you like. 4. Students have to search the room and find all of the sentence cards to answer the questions. You can differentiate by having students work alone or with a classmate.
ilaxippatel
Digital Skills

Digital Skills

A collection of digital skills progression documents and lessons. Learn unplugged coding, blogging and iMovie skills.
ferrycaptain
Facebook 'like' thumbs up

Facebook 'like' thumbs up

A page of facebook thumbs up 'like' buttons that can be printed and laminated. I use these during self and peer assessment both individual and group. Students are able to 'like' a piece of work, which initiates discussion.
rach_p88
Assessing and Recording without the Exercise Book

Assessing and Recording without the Exercise Book

Children often know more about science that we think; sometimes they just donʼt have the skills to write down their ideas. I wrote this book because I have a strong belief that all children, whatever their literacy levels, should be given the opportunity to share what they know about science. Over the years, Iʼve developed a range of alternative recording methods that allow children to express their knowledge and learning. These have been tried and tested in the classroom. This book outlines these methods, gently guiding the reader through each one. I cover what each recording method looks like, the reason behind using it, some ideas on how to incorporate it into a lesson and how to use it to assess children. My hope is that this book will show teachers that there are ways to record and assess science that are fun and creative and that generate enthusiasm in the classroom. Most importantly - they donʼt involve an exercise book. By using these methods youʼll find that children, particularly those who lack the ability to get things down on paper, will demonstrate an amazing science understanding. They just needed to be given the chance to express it their way! This book was written for primary Teachers but the ideas can be used in secondary schools as well.
education_guru
The Christmas Zombie Invasion!

The Christmas Zombie Invasion!

This is a highly entertaining Christmas lesson full of fun activities. Complete and ready to use. There’s nothing like zombies to capture the imagination of students! The lesson includes a fully explained activity where students build and fire simple catapults made from lolly (popsicle) sticks. This is done in the classroom (no need to go outside). You do NOT (not!) need to know how to build the catapult, the lesson carefully guides students so they can do it without help ! A story about an invasion of zombie Santas is told. Christmas is in jeopardy! The learners have to try to save Christmas by defeating the zombie horde and finding a cure to turn the zombies back into humans. All instructions are included and the lesson teaches the learners almost automatically, any of us can give this fun and imaginative lesson. How can we stop the zombie horde? How do we cure the zombies turning them back into people? Can your class save Christmas? The length of the lesson is very flexible depending on your needs. There are add and delete activities so the lesson can easily last anywhere between 0.5 hours and 1.5 hours depending on what you want. This lesson gets the learners out of their seats, keeps them happy, focused and engaged as they work in teams building and creating. There’s nothing like zombies to capture the imagination of students! It's a great lesson that teachers of any subject can use with all ages from 6 to 16. It won't go out of date (like a quiz might) so you can use it for years to come, which makes it excellent value at this price ! As well as being great fun and entertaining it is also educational and includes: literacy, numeracy, SMSC, team working skills, questions with answers, physical coordination skills, activities with answers, play ball game, joke telling etc High quality, ready to use lesson - great for teachers of all subjects! Happy teaching ! Barclayfox. Key words: Christmas English, Christmas Geography, Christmas Geog, Christmas History, Christmas French, Christmas activities, Christmas activity, Xmas, saving Christmas, Christmas literacy, quiz, quizzes, Xmas, practical, team work, fun, entertaining, engaging, SMSC, literacy, happy kids, fun learning, catapult, elf, elves, sleigh, reindeer, Christmas maths, Christmas English, Christmas English language, Christmas English literacy, Christmas PE, Christmas PSHE, Christmas RE, Christmas French, Christmas German, MFL, Christmas Sociology, Christmas Psychology, Christmas Physics, Christmas Chemistry, Christmas Biology, Christmas Design technology, Christmas product design, EBacc, BTec, Progress 8, Christmas engineering, drama, ICT, media, computer science, art, business.
barclayfox
STEM Directory

STEM Directory

I've put together a spreadsheet containing a list of companies, organisations and charities that provide resources, events, programmes and competitions, etc. to promote and encourage STEM in schools. I hope you find it useful. Let me know what you think-I'm always looking to improve the resources I make.
Bankler
Art Pride Piece Bookmark (Can adapt to use in any subject)

Art Pride Piece Bookmark (Can adapt to use in any subject)

Use these bookmarks to build confidence in your students and celebrate high quality work. -Print out a PRIDE PIECE bookmark for each of your students. (Laminate if you wish to resuse). The idea is to allow students to reflect on their work, developping self-criticality and celebrating when they complete work to a high standard.
thejennii
Making sherbet, kitchen chemistry - fun activity with scientific explanation for reaction

Making sherbet, kitchen chemistry - fun activity with scientific explanation for reaction

A method for making sherbet in the classroom There is opportunity for design and creativity to design packaging and a name for their sherbet which could be used as a cross curricular opportunity with the DT/Art department or as part of your schools STEM development. I have included a small section of food hygiene but please ensure all equipment is clean (I borrow equipment from the food tech department) A bit of fun but also a link to Chemistry in real life and encourages students to think about the reactions happening around them. Can be used for all ages
sophiemunday
Most Important Spreadsheet Functions in a Nutshell.

Most Important Spreadsheet Functions in a Nutshell.

Discover how functions in Excel help you save time. If you are new to functions in Excel, we recommend you to download this free easy-to-use guide for yourself and your students. This covers functions like Sum, Sumif, Count, Counta, Countif, Countifs etc.
ozmatts12
iPad Management Tool Kit  ::  iPad Stations  ::  Technology Management

iPad Management Tool Kit :: iPad Stations :: Technology Management

iPad Management :: iPad Stations :: Technology Management :: EDITABLE A simple, cute and effective way to add organization to your iPad Station in the classroom. This iPad Management Tool Kit comes with several ideas on how to run stations in the classroom, an iPad contract and checklist for students. This Tool Kit was created in Power Point for your ease of use. All you need to do is pick the icons you want and type the names of your kids into the textboxes. This is a very versatile unit that allows you to use the icons in the way that will best suite your classroom management. This Tool Kit are designed in a Mix & Match format. You are able to pick the icons that you want, depending on the needs and the abilities of your students. There are so many different possibilities for using this Tool Kit. :: Included in this Tool Kit :: Ideas for managing stations Student Checklist (Editable) Student Contract (Editable) Binder Cover for keeping all your Checklists and Contracts in. (Editable) iPad Rules Poster (Non-Editable) iPad Icons…Small, Medium and Large (Editable) iPad long tags (Editable) If there is any change or change that you need for this unit, please do not hesitate to contact me, at metimeabc123@shaw.ca and I will make it happen.
lmilonas
iMovie Skills Progression (Film Making)

iMovie Skills Progression (Film Making)

This document is for any age group and shows the progression of skills to be used for film making using iMovie. It can be adapted to be used with any film making apps and platforms. There are around 6-8 hours worth of resources here.
ferrycaptain
8 ASSESSMENT TOOLS FOR A DIGITAL TEACHER

8 ASSESSMENT TOOLS FOR A DIGITAL TEACHER

A Presentation on compilation of 8 effective assessment for Teachers. These tools are perfect for teachers to assess one to one students in the classroom. This Presentation Includes: 1. NearPod 2. Edmodo 3. ClassDojo 4. Socrative 5. UnderstoodIt 6. ScreenChomp 7. The Answer Pad 8. Google Classroom Teachers can use this presentation of tools as a ready reckoner to pick up the right tool to help the learners digitally as the situation demands in the classroom.
john421969
50 x Design Technology Colouring Sheets Keyword Starter Settler Textiles Food Graphics Cover Lesson

50 x Design Technology Colouring Sheets Keyword Starter Settler Textiles Food Graphics Cover Lesson

50 x Copyright-free Design Technology colouring sheets on the theme of 'Design Technology'. Powerpoint so can be used on the board or printed as colouring sheets. Includes suggested extension activities. Can take 10 minutes or an hour, depending on which activities the students complete. Ideal for the start of a lesson, a quick filler, a homework, part of a cover lesson or as a plenary on the board with a whiteboard pen. The idea behind these is to get students to become more literate and think independently about the words that could be used to describe the topic being taught. Often the students will pick up on things that you would not normally expect!
mikedean
Designing a Digital Watermark

Designing a Digital Watermark

Disclaimer: ***In order to use this product you must have access to iPads, the app Drawing Desk, and Google Drive. Access to the above mentioned products are not included in this purchase.*** This packet is a great and easy way for students to create their own Digital Watermark to be used in presentations, documents, slide shows, digital books, basically anything that can accept the placement of a photo. Similar to the idea of a watermark on a photograph, this affords students the chance to unleash their creativity and add a unique digital "signature" to their work. This is also a nice transition to graphic design and is great for all primary ages.
LyndsDive