#### 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.

#### Quality Control and Quality Assurance DT BTEC Engineering

Look into quality control and quality assurance systems. Slides and video to help talking points and mini review questions.

#### 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.

#### 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

#### 4017 Decade and 4026 7-Segment Decoder

Two pages of notes intended for Level 3 learners studying Electronics A-Level or BTEC Engineering.

#### 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.

#### 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

#### 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.

#### A new way to monitor vital signs (that can see through walls) by Dina Katabi | TED2018

A new way to monitor vital signs (that can see through walls) by Dina Katabi | TED2018 This new device is worth learning about .

#### 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)

#### 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.

#### 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.

#### A-Level Systems & Control Notes (44 pages)

A set of notes covering a broad range of electronics topics relating to A-Level Systems &amp; Control. There are 44 pages and they cover the following topics: Symbols Conductors &amp; 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 &amp; 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 &amp; 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 &amp; NOR symbols and truth tables XNOR symbol and truth table Combinational logic 1 Combinational logic 2 4017 Decade counter

#### 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.

#### 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.

#### GCSE Electronic Component Dominoes

Print and cut out the dominoes which consist of an image of a component and a description of another component. Students to align the dominoes in sequence so the description matches the appropriate adjacent image. The resource contains two separate sets: Set 1: Input and output components Set 2: Passive and active components

#### AQA D&T scheme of learning NEA new spec

My interpretation having attended AQA courses and collaborating with other schools of a scheme of learning for the delivery of the NEA. The scheme of learning includes an overview of approximately 50 lessons/tasks, the 35 hours are hi-lighted within the 50 lessons. Also includes homework task overview. Please note: this is the overview only, no resources uploaded as yet.

#### 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.

#### 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

#### electronics - timer circuit

Handy PPT set of slides looking at a timer circuit, very straight forward set of slides with moving GIF images. useful for the beginner teacher of electronics. Looking at components input - control - output etc. Students and teacher alike can follow the slides and be able to construct a basic timing circuit for KS3 pupils , it also display comparison images about correct and incorrect soldering techniques. I have used it with observations and ofsted.

#### 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.

#### 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

#### 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

#### 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)

#### Year 8 Speaker Project

Please find attached a 12 week planed sow practical for An animal speaker. My idea for to progress from the pringles tube speaker and to also include woodwork. It includes a step by step approach home to create the speaker from Rapid. I find this quite useful as the students work independently.

#### 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

#### Product Design & Technology Lighting Project - Resource powerpoint, lesson obs, template, examples

This project is based about a simple light concept based on a piece of PVC electrical conduit with a simple LED USB light. Students then develope the basic concept into a finished product. This project comes with supporting powerpoint and lesson objectives plus a student template and examples outcomes. All resources are fully editable to be adapted to meet the specific needs of your students. This offers the opportunity to cover product analysis, materials testing, polymer theory, design ideas, modelling, development and evaluation. The project has been trialed with Y10 students plus Y12 students but could be adapted to work with most year groups.

#### Completed - Graphics Course Work (B grade) + Sample Course Work (A* grade) GCSE

All completed comment if you want “Business v cert all document” or “Computer Science Course work”

#### Isometric Drawing & Rendering Guide/Presentation for KS3/4 (6 lessons)

6 lesson presentation for teaching drawing skills from scratch, up to complex isometric crating and rendering. Ideally used as a teacher led presentation guide, allied with demonstrations of each technique. Also useful as a set of homework tasks for pupils or simply independent learning and up-skilling of pupils drawing. Tasks include: Technique for freehand straight lines and circles Oblique * Basic shapes, More difficult shapes, Letters Isometric * Basic shapes, Cutouts, Cylinders, Crating, Complex shapes Exploded drawing Enlarged views Thick &amp; Thin Lines Rendering * Acrylic, Wood, Glass, Metal Each lesson includes: Timing guidance, Lesson Objectives, Plenaries, Starters, Explanation for each task and Visual examples of outcomes.

#### GCSE D&T Pupil NEA guide 2018-2019

Original design to support lower ability pupils in their production of the new D&amp;T GCSE NEA. This guides aim is to break the NEA down into easy chunks with visual examples and language that lower-ability and AEN pupils can more easily digest.

#### Transistor astable construction project (presentation and PCB design)

A mini project involving the soldering together of a simple transistor based astable multivibrator causing two LEDs to flash alternatively. Students can investigate the effects of changing capacitance values. The circuit is designed for BC548 and BC108 transistors. I have used the circuit to allow students to develop their soldering skills and then to investigate the operation of the circuit. It can could also be used as the basis of other projects which require flashing LEDs. A PCB design is provided in the powerpoint. A Circuit Wizard file can be also be forwarded by emailing ed@clarvis.co.uk)

#### Amplified Speaker Project (17 page workbook and PCB design)

A complete design and make project combining Electronics and Resistant Materials activities. The project includes the soldering of a ciruit board to produce a 5 Watt audio amplifier based on the low cost LM384 amplifier IC. All components can be sourced from rapidonline. The worbook guides students through the construction of the circuit, selecting tools,components and equipment and the design of the casing. This resource includes: A 17 page design and make workbook A PCB layout for the amplifier (Circuit Wizard file also available on request ed@clarvis.co.uk - (CWZ files can’t be added on TES) Workbook Contents Introduction Assessment and feedback sheet Health &amp; Safety 1 Health &amp; Safety 2 Health &amp; Safety poster Circuit board layout and component list Identifying components 1 Identifying components 2 Identifying tools (electronics) Identifying tools (resistant materials Spotting good and poor quality soldered joints How PCBs are manufactured Using diagrams to describe how PCBs are made Explaining how a component is soldered in place Mind map for case design Design ideas Developed design

#### Microcontroller training board project & workbook (PICAXE)

This resource is based on the construction of training board using the guide provided. A ten page workbook guides students through practical activities to investigate the function of various commands. A PCB design and construction design sheet is provided to allow the manufacture of the training board by students or technician. The project is based on a PICAXE 18 microcontroller. A PCB design is provided but for a copy of the PCB layout in CWZ format please contact: ed@clarvis.co.uk (TES does not allow the attachment of these files), with a bonus 8pin and 18pin PICAXE download PCB. The training board consists of: 4 coloured LEDs connected to outputs A piezo sounder Two push switches connected to digital inputs A reset switch An LDR connected to analogue input A thermistor input connected to analogue input A potentiometer connected to analogue input The course workbook covers the following learning objectives: Part 1: Introduction Know what PIC stands for Know the advantages of a PIC over a conventional circuit Know how PICs can be programmed Part 2: Transducers and signal types Know the difference between an input transducer and an output transducer Know the difference between a digital and analogue signal Know which transducers use analogue signals Know which transducers use digital signals Part 3: Turning things on and off Know how to use the HIGH command Know how to use the LOW command Know how to use the TOGGLE command Know how to use the WAIT command Know how to use the PAUSE command Part 4: Using the PINs command Know the advantage of the PINS command Know how to use the PINS command Part 5: Making decisions Know how to use the IF command Part 6: Subroutines Know the advantages of using subroutines Know how to write a program using subroutines Know how to use the GOSUB command

#### Sustainable Design and The Environment

A resource to explore the environmental and ethical and moral impact of design and manufacturing on the planet. Several case studies are used to explore sustainability issues and the ethical alternatives. I made it as an optimistic resource that shows students there are viable, sustainable alternatives to current, unsustainable design and manufacturing. Concepts and content includes, sustainable and unsustainable design, renewable and non renewable energy sources, product life cycle analysis, six R’s of sustainability, up cycling and the hidden costs of design.

#### Non renewable and renewable energy sources for sustainability

An investigation into renewable and non renewable energy sources with a comprehensive description of alternatives and benefits for sustainable energy sources.

#### Electronic Products Revision Workbook (32 pages)

A 32 page workbook consisting of 32 worksheets. It was originally designed as a revision activity for my Year 11 GCSE Electronic Products students. It can also be used as a classroom resource. Advantages and disadvantages of different power sources Battery types Input and output devices Switch types Calculating resistor values Resistor labeling conventions Resistor preferred values (E12) Resistor preferred values (E24) Potential dividers Potential divider calculations x2 Potential dividers with LDRs and thermistors LED limiting resistor calculation x2 Comparators Capacitor types Calculating RC time constants 555 Astable circuit 555 Astable calculations x2 555 Monostable circuit 555 Monostable calculations Diodes Thyristors NPN Transistors Darlington transistors Signal types (analogue &amp; digital waveforms) Buffers and NOT gates AND gates and OR gates NAND gates and NOR gates XOR gates and combined logic gates

#### Electrical Engineering Formulae Posters (15 posters)

A collection of 15 colourful posters showing formulae used in Electrical and Electronic Engineering. Inlcudes transposed versions of formula and diagrams. The resource is prepared for level 3 studies. Transformer ratios Inductive reactance Capacitive reactance Impedance Charging and discharging capacitors (time constant and instantaneous voltages Current &amp; voltage in an RC circuit - with graphs Current &amp; voltage in an RL circuit - with graphs Inductance of a coil Capacitance Resistance of a conductor (using resistivity) Resonance in LC circuits Three-phase circuits (Star connected) Three-phase circuits (Delta connected) Single phase quantities (peak, rms etc)

#### Criterion 1-7 Complete Major Project Guide - New IGCSE Cambridge Resistant Materials (2018-22) (Presentation and worksheets)

Step by step guide through ALL 7 Criterion of the major project for new IGCSE Cambridge Resistant Materials syllabus (2018-2022). Broken down into individual tasks (26) for each specific criterion to fully cover the new requirements. Almost all tasks have a starter task, accompanying worksheet, guidance &amp; explanation, previous high attaining examples, and success criteria broken down into sub sections of 3 bands to aid pupil understanding. Success criteria is perfect for peer marking or to aid summative and formative teacher assessment. Tasks and resources are ideally used as individual lessons over a period of **4-6 months **for the creation of the personal major project. Can be used as presentation for teachers or simply given to pupils as a guide book. Tailored to Cambridge syllabus, but will work well with all GCSE Resistant Material courses.

#### Criterion 6 Guide - New IGCSE Cambridge Resistant Materials (2018-22) (Presentation and worksheets)

Step by step guide through Criterion 6 of the major project for new IGCSE Cambridge Resistant Materials syllabus (2018-2022). Recommended layout and explanation of how to maximize marks for the making criteria Tailored to Cambridge syllabus, but will work well with all GCSE Resistant Material courses.

#### Criterion 7 Guide - New IGCSE Cambridge Resistant Materials (2018-22) (Presentation and worksheets)

Step by step guide through Criterion 7 of the major project for new IGCSE Cambridge Resistant Materials syllabus (2018-2022). Broken down into individual tasks including: Product User Testing, Evaluation Against Specification, Conclusion &amp; Improvements Each task, has a starter task, accompanying worksheet, previous high attaining examples and success criteria broken down into sub sections of 3 bands to aid pupil understanding. Can be used as a presentation for teachers or simply given to pupils as a guide book. Tailored to Cambridge syllabus, but will work well with all GCSE Resistant Material courses.

#### Criterion 5 Guide - New IGCSE Cambridge Resistant Materials (2018-22) (Presentation and worksheets

Step by step guide through Criterion 5 of the major project for new IGCSE Cambridge Resistant Materials syllabus (2018-2022). Broken down into individual tasks including: Cutting List, Production Plan, and Orthographic Drawings Each task, has a starter task, accompanying worksheet, previous high attaining examples and success criteria broken down into sub sections of 3 bands to aid pupil understanding. Can be used as a presentation for teachers or simply given to pupils as a guide book. Tailored to Cambridge syllabus, but will work well with all GCSE Resistant Material courses.