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Solidworks Projects

Solidworks Projects

A range of Solidworks tutorials for Key Stage 3 pupils. Can also be used as a revison excersize with Key Stage 4 & Key Stage 5 pupils.
garymcdevitt
Architectural Landmarks in Paris - Research & Creative Technology Project

Architectural Landmarks in Paris - Research & Creative Technology Project

In this lesson, students learn more about famous structures and landmarks in Paris, France and the individuals who created them. Students choose the landmarks they will research and then choose the software they will use to showcase their research. Students can choose to create a presentation, a brochure, or a newspaper using Web 2.0 tools (free, no download needed) or by using Microsoft Office or Google Apps. For classrooms with limited technology, this lesson can be completed with students working in pairs or small groups. The completed presentations can be shared with the rest of the class if the teacher chooses. This is a great activity for a social studies or history class, or for a technology class. This lesson was designed for middle school (grades 6-8) but could be used in upper elementary grades or high school as well. Files included: • Teacher & Student Resources • Student Instructions, Expectations and Grading Rubric
innovationsintechnology
Squashed Tomato Challenge - Welsh

Squashed Tomato Challenge - Welsh

A STEM Challenge where pupils design and build a model to move tomatoes down a mountain A fun hands on investigation suitable for pupils aged 7-19, written in Welsh. Challenge your students to take on a real -world problem affecting people in Nepal. The problem: In Nepal many farmers living on the mountainside grow fruit and vegetables, including tomatoes. To earn a living they need to sell these at the local market. The problem is getting to market involves a long, dangerous walk down the mountain side and over a river, at the end of which the tomatoes may well be a bit squashed. The challenge: To design, build and test a way of moving tomatoes that won't squash them! The activity is accredited by the British Science Association as suitable to count towards a CREST SuperStar Discovery, Bronze or Silver Award . For more information about the scheme please visit their website The challenge can provide a focus for British Science Week ; be used as a STEM or science club activity; enhance a lesson on forces/friction/levers; form the basis of an enrichment day; provide an activity for SEAL and PLTS and be the starting point for a range of cross-curricular activities.
PracticalAction
Homework- Subject knowledge board game.

Homework- Subject knowledge board game.

I have uploaded this resource showing an example of the activity. 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/make-single-donation
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Architectural Landmarks in London - Research & Creative Technology Project

Architectural Landmarks in London - Research & Creative Technology Project

In this lesson, students learn more about famous structures and landmarks in London, England and the individuals who created them. Students choose the landmarks they will research and then choose the software they will use to showcase their research. Students can choose to create a presentation, a brochure, or a newspaper using Web 2.0 tools (free, no download needed) or by using Microsoft Office or Google Apps. For classrooms with limited technology, this lesson can be completed with students working in pairs or small groups. The completed presentations can be shared with the rest of the class if the teacher chooses. This is a great activity for a social studies or history class, or for a technology class. This lesson was designed for middle school (grades 6-8) but could be used in upper elementary grades or high school as well. Files included: • Teacher & Student Resources • Student Instructions, Expectations and Grading Rubric
innovationsintechnology
Architectural Landmarks in Dallas - Research & Creative Technology Project

Architectural Landmarks in Dallas - Research & Creative Technology Project

In this lesson, students learn more about famous structures and landmarks in Dallas and the individuals who created them. Students choose the landmarks they will research and then choose the software they will use to showcase their research. Students can choose to create a presentation, a brochure, or a newspaper using Web 2.0 tools (free, no download needed) or by using Microsoft Office or Google Apps. For classrooms with limited technology, this lesson can be completed with students working in pairs or small groups. The completed presentations can be shared with the rest of the class if the teacher chooses. This is a great activity for a social studies or history class, or for a technology class. This lesson was designed for middle school (grades 6-8) but could be used in upper elementary grades or high school as well. Files included: • Teacher & Student Resources • Student Instructions, Expectations and Grading Rubric
innovationsintechnology
430 Design Technology Starter Settler Activities KS3 GCSE Wordsearch Keyword Settler Cover Literacy

430 Design Technology Starter Settler Activities KS3 GCSE Wordsearch Keyword Settler Cover Literacy

430 starter-style keyword starters covering 80 topics, tools and equipment. For each topic there are four or five activities with some having more than that. There are at least: 80 x Wordsearches 80 x Crosswords 80 x Anagram Sheets 80 x Alphabet Brainstorm Analysers 80 x IDEA Analysers 30 x Tool & Equipment Labellers The Powerpoint in total is 625 slides long with some slides being answer sheets. Powerpoint is used so that it can be displayed easily on a standard whiteboard or printed for a worksheet. Themes are: 1. Adhesives 2. Design Process 3. Materials 4. Metals 5. Saws 6. Types of Drawings 7. Wood Joints 8. Woods 9. Workshop Equipment 10. Workshop Safety 11. Coping Saw, 12. Files, 13. G Clamp, 14. Glue Gun, 15. Hacksaw, 16. Junior Hacksaw, 17. Enamelling Kiln, 18. Pillar Drill, 19. Rasp, 20. Tenon Saw, 21. Chisel, 22. Hammers, 23. Microwave, 24. Oven, 25. Pliers, 26. Screwdriver, 27. Sewing Machine, 28. Sewing Needles, 29. Stitch Unpicker, 30. Twist Drill Bit 31. Nutrition 32. Function of Food Ingredients 33. Acidity & Temperature 34. Product Development 35. Packaging & Labelling 36. Social Issues 37. Food Systems 38. Fruit & Vegetables 39. Food Safety 40. Food Equipment 40. Food Equipment 41. Art Deco 42. Bakelite 43. Bending 44. Blow Moulding 45. Brass 46. Bridges 47. Hand Tools 48. Power Tools 49. Bench Hook 50. Bolts 51. Bradawl 52. Hand Drill 53. Pencil 54. Thimble 55. Bobbin 56. Dressmakers Dummy 57. Iron 58. Pins 59. Safety Pins 60. Tape Measure 61. Bread 62. Cooking Methods 63. Fruit 64. Herbs and Spices 1 65. Herbs and Spices 2 66. Nuts 67. Sandwiches 68. Types of Bread 69. Vegetables 70. Pizza 71. Anthropometrics 72. Biomimicry 73. Brazing 74. Brittleness 75. CAD CAM 76. Chisels 77. Composite Materials 78. Cuttlefish Casting 79. Ergonomics 80. Smart Materials Includes space for students to explain the keywords and suggested extension activities. Ideal for the start of a lesson, a quick filler, 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
80 Alphabet Brainstorm Analysers Design Technology Literacy KS3 GCSE Keyword Starters Cover Lesson

80 Alphabet Brainstorm Analysers Design Technology Literacy KS3 GCSE Keyword Starters Cover Lesson

70 starter-style keyword alphabet brainstorm analyser starters covering 70 topics, tools and equipment. Themes are: 1. Adhesives 2. Design Process 3. Materials 4. Metals 5. Saws 6. Types of Drawings 7. Wood Joints 8. Woods 9. Workshop Equipment 10. Workshop Safety 11. Coping Saw, 12. Files, 13. G Clamp, 14. Glue Gun, 15. Hacksaw, 16. Junior Hacksaw, 17. Enamelling Kiln, 18. Pillar Drill, 19. Rasp, 20. Tenon Saw, 21. Chisel, 22. Hammers, 23. Microwave, 24. Oven, 25. Pliers, 26. Screwdriver, 27. Sewing Machine, 28. Sewing Needles, 29. Stitch Unpicker, 30. Twist Drill Bit 31. Nutrition 32. Function of Food Ingredients 33. Acidity & Temperature 34. Product Development 35. Packaging & Labelling 36. Social Issues 37. Food Systems 38. Fruit & Vegetables 39. Food Safety 40. Food Equipment 41. Art Deco 42. Bakelite 43. Bending 44. Blow Moulding 45. Brass 46. Bridges 47. Hand Tools 48. Power Tools 49. Bench Hook 50. Bolts 51. Bradawl 52. Hand Drill 53. Pencil 54. Thimble 55. Bobbin 56. Dressmakers Dummy 57. Iron 58. Pins 59. Safety Pins 60. Tape Measure 61. Bread 62. Cooking Methods 63. Fruit 64. Herbs and Spices 1 65. Herbs and Spices 2 66. Nuts 67. Sandwiches 68. Types of Bread 69. Vegetables 70. Pizza 71. Anthropometrics 72. Biomimicry 73. Brazing 74. Brittleness 75. CAD CAM 76. Chisels 77. Composite Materials 78. Cuttlefish Casting 79. Ergonomics 80. Smart Materials Includes space for students to explain the keywords and suggested extension activities. Ideal for the start of a lesson, a quick filler, 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
80 Anagram Sheets Design Technology Literacy KS3 GCSE Keyword Starters Anagrams Cover Lesson Plenary

80 Anagram Sheets Design Technology Literacy KS3 GCSE Keyword Starters Anagrams Cover Lesson Plenary

80 starter-style keyword anagram sheet starters covering 80 topics, tools and equipment. Themes are: 1. Adhesives 2. Design Process 3. Materials 4. Metals 5. Saws 6. Types of Drawings 7. Wood Joints 8. Woods 9. Workshop Equipment 10. Workshop Safety 11. Coping Saw, 12. Files, 13. G Clamp, 14. Glue Gun, 15. Hacksaw, 16. Junior Hacksaw, 17. Enamelling Kiln, 18. Pillar Drill, 19. Rasp, 20. Tenon Saw, 21. Chisel, 22. Hammers, 23. Microwave, 24. Oven, 25. Pliers, 26. Screwdriver, 27. Sewing Machine, 28. Sewing Needles, 29. Stitch Unpicker, 30. Twist Drill Bit 31. Nutrition 32. Function of Food Ingredients 33. Acidity & Temperature 34. Product Development 35. Packaging & Labelling 36. Social Issues 37. Food Systems 38. Fruit & Vegetables 39. Food Safety 40. Food Equipment 41. Art Deco 42. Bakelite 43. Bending 44. Blow Moulding 45. Brass 46. Bridges 47. Hand Tools 48. Power Tools 49. Bench Hook 50. Bolts 51. Bradawl 52. Hand Drill 53. Pencil 54. Thimble 55. Bobbin 56. Dressmakers Dummy 57. Iron 58. Pins 59. Safety Pins 60. Tape Measure 61. Bread 62. Cooking Methods 63. Fruit 64. Herbs and Spices 1 65. Herbs and Spices 2 66. Nuts 67. Sandwiches 68. Types of Bread 69. Vegetables 70. Pizza 71. Anthropometrics 72. Biomimicry 73. Brazing 74. Brittleness 75. CAD CAM 76. Chisels 77. Composite Materials 78. Cuttlefish Casting 79. Ergonomics 80. Smart Materials Includes space for students to explain the keywords and suggested extension activities. Ideal for the start of a lesson, a quick filler, 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
80 Wordsearches Design Technology Literacy KS3 GCSE Keyword Starters Settlers Wordsearch Cover

80 Wordsearches Design Technology Literacy KS3 GCSE Keyword Starters Settlers Wordsearch Cover

80 starter-style keyword wordsearch starters covering 80 topics, tools and equipment. Themes are: 1. Adhesives 2. Design Process 3. Materials 4. Metals 5. Saws 6. Types of Drawings 7. Wood Joints 8. Woods 9. Workshop Equipment 10. Workshop Safety 11. Coping Saw, 12. Files, 13. G Clamp, 14. Glue Gun, 15. Hacksaw, 16. Junior Hacksaw, 17. Enamelling Kiln, 18. Pillar Drill, 19. Rasp, 20. Tenon Saw, 21. Chisel, 22. Hammers, 23. Microwave, 24. Oven, 25. Pliers, 26. Screwdriver, 27. Sewing Machine, 28. Sewing Needles, 29. Stitch Unpicker, 30. Twist Drill Bit 31. Nutrition 32. Function of Food Ingredients 33. Acidity & Temperature 34. Product Development 35. Packaging & Labelling 36. Social Issues 37. Food Systems 38. Fruit & Vegetables 39. Food Safety 40. Food Equipment 41. Art Deco 42. Bakelite 43. Bending 44. Blow Moulding 45. Brass 46. Bridges 47. Hand Tools 48. Power Tools 49. Bench Hook 50. Bolts 51. Bradawl 52. Hand Drill 53. Pencil 54. Thimble 55. Bobbin 56. Dressmakers Dummy 57. Iron 58. Pins 59. Safety Pins 60. Tape Measure 61. Bread 62. Cooking Methods 63. Fruit 64. Herbs and Spices 1 65. Herbs and Spices 2 66. Nuts 67. Sandwiches 68. Types of Bread 69. Vegetables 70. Pizza 71. Anthropometrics 72. Biomimicry 73. Brazing 74. Brittleness 75. CAD CAM 76. Chisels 77. Composite Materials 78. Cuttlefish Casting 79. Ergonomics 80. Smart Materials Includes space for students to explain the keywords and suggested extension activities. Ideal for the start of a lesson, a quick filler, 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