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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.
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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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Scales of Production 9-1 new spec Design Technology

Scales of Production 9-1 new spec Design Technology

I have created this resource to use alongside the new Design Technology 9-1 to cover the various types and scales of production. The power point I have created is over 30 slides long and you can change / adapt to suit your specific classroom needs. In the power point we cover areas such as Methods for manufacturing, Lean manufacturing, Jigs and fixtures, Templates and patterns, Steam Bending Machines, One off, Batch, Continuous, flow diagrams, Automated large scale production including advantages and disadvantages. I really find this power point useful and I hope you do as well.
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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
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Electronic Tools CARD SORT

Electronic Tools CARD SORT

Instructions: 1)Electronic Tools CARD SORT activity. 2)Students to match the Electronic Tools image with it’s name, and with it’s characteristics. 3)Cut the cards around the dashed lines.
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Design Technology Car / Automotive CAD Pro-desktop display

Design Technology Car / Automotive CAD Pro-desktop display

This is a great resource that we use in the department for display materials. Here are 99 power point slides that we use as CAD display on our walls. Drawings include stages of CAD manufacture and finished product. Easy, quick and effective display materials that will quickly transform any classroom.
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Design Technology Pro-Desktop tutorial activity CD rack / case.

Design Technology Pro-Desktop tutorial activity CD rack / case.

Pro/DESKTOP CAD/CAM Task This section assumes the CNC manufacturing machine is the TEP milling machine, although the process is relevant to a wider range of machines. This CAD/CAM tutorial assumes some prior knowledge of Pro/DESKTOP to complete the design. A tutorial for novice users of Pro/DESKTOP called Architectural Solutions to CAD/CAM is available from the TEP website www.tep.org.uk. Conventions: This tutorial uses abbreviations to explain protocol and functions within Pro/DESKTOP. RC = Right Click LC = left click Tip: = short cut or quick key function
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Design Technology Pro-Desktop Learning Tasks

Design Technology Pro-Desktop Learning Tasks

There are 6 beginners guide tasks / activities to introduce students to the world of CAD - Pro-desktop. We regularly use in the department to introduce students giving then a step by step guide to Pro-Desktop Creativity in Computer Aided Design and Manufacture Pro/DESKTOP Solutions to CAD/CAM for Design and Technology Students
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Design Technology CAD drawings and display

Design Technology CAD drawings and display

This is a fantastic resource that we use int he DT department as display material. These are drawings taken from nature dolphins and wildlife and how we use this as a source of inspiration to come up with a detailed CAD drawing. The power point is over 50 slides of drawings in both freehand, modelling and CAD visualization and will enhance any wall or display immediately as they are colorful accurate representations of design ideas.
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