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AQA Exemplar Folder for the new GCSE (Not Endorsed)

AQA Exemplar Folder for the new GCSE (Not Endorsed)

This is my own take on what I believe a level 9 folder could look like for the new AQA GCSE in Design and Technology. It is appropriate for the children's learning and play sample context and covers exploring a context, iterative design, prototyping and client led brief. There are 40 slides each with a commentary and a summary at the end of each A0. I have worked for the AQA for 20 years with 25 years classroom experience where many students achieved 100% for their coursework so this is based on that experience.
splinters
Metals

Metals

Theory lesson for GCSE or A Level on metals, ferrous and non ferrous, alloys, how they are made, properties and uses, manufacturing processes.
lfletcher11
Plastics

Plastics

This is a powerpoint that teaches plastics and their properties and uses. How plastics are produced, environmental problems, ways of processing plastics and how to recycle plastics.
lfletcher11
The work of others - New D&T GCSE. Inc. SMCE issues, research methods and design stratagies

The work of others - New D&T GCSE. Inc. SMCE issues, research methods and design stratagies

This is a 5 lesson resource pack to deliver the new GCSE content, focusing on The work of others module but also developing drawing skills and understanding research methods too. Students are to research and analyse, understand how designers use research and briefs to inform design decisions. A main component of this project is developing understanding of how Social, Moral, Ethical and cultural issues effect the products we design. Students are to develop their understanding of design strategies and working collaborative. I have delivered this to my year 10 class of 25 students, mixed ability. Activities include card sorts, articles to reduce into SMCE issues, research and team work.
MissDeanTechnology
Co-operative learning activity 'History of Toys Timeline' KS1

Co-operative learning activity 'History of Toys Timeline' KS1

This resource can be used with KS1 children to help learn about the history of toys. It is a co-operative learning activity, whereby children work in partners (one having Timeline A, one having Timeline B). They must use the other person's timeline to help complete their own. Images courtesy of Creative Commons/Free Stock photos.
lb1982
Construction Materials: making and testing bricks and cement

Construction Materials: making and testing bricks and cement

A great practical activity for students who may be less academic; this experimental work will help students to see the relevance of chemistry to the construction industry. NOTE that access to a kiln (usually present in most secondary art departments) is required to make the bricks. There are instructions for making bricks and reinforced cement beams. Students then perform tests on the items they have made. There is follow up work provided on student worksheets
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Primary Task- A sustainable Christmas tree

Primary Task- A sustainable Christmas tree

I have uploaded this resource outlining a suggested student learning task or at least a starting point. All free, if I could ask you make a small donation to the Samaritans in return but not mandatory. Thanks https://www.samaritans.org/support-us/donate-online or text blanket to 70020 (UNICEF) to buy a blanket for a child.
68mrbd
Primary task-A Victorian Christmas

Primary task-A Victorian Christmas

I have uploaded this resource outlining a suggested student learning task or at least a starting point. All free, if I could ask you make a small donation to the Samaritans in return but not mandatory. Thanks https://www.samaritans.org/support-us/donate-online or text blanket to 70020 (UNICEF) to buy a blanket for a child.
68mrbd