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AQA Core Principles - Environmental Issues

AQA Core Principles - Environmental Issues

This lesson plan discusses: Smart Materials The Lesson: Starter task: Match the 6 R's with the definition. Main Task: Discuss the import roles of being a designer - consider how to reduce the environmental impacts of our products. Keywords and definitions - Short video of the consequences of our designs. Finally, Design a Poster task. Final Task: Recap Questions Worksheets are included.

By Lawtherbear

AQA Core Principles - Technology Push/Market Effects

AQA Core Principles - Technology Push/Market Effects

This lesson plan discusses: Technology Push/Market Effects The Lesson: Starter task: Short Video & Questions Main Task: Discovery task, where students use infographics for information. Students will then use this information to re-design existing products in relation to the key words. Final Task: Recap Questions Worksheets are included.

By Lawtherbear

AQA Core Principles - Modern MATERIALS

AQA Core Principles - Modern MATERIALS

This lesson plan discusses: The use of Modern Materials The Lesson: Starter task: Keywords from previous lessons & Key questions to open discussion. Main Task: Watch Video and answer questions on worksheet. Use some inforgroaphics for the main task, where pupils are asked to redesign ideas with materials and label. Final Task: Recap Questions Worksheets are included.

By Lawtherbear

AQA Core Principles - SMART MATERIALS #2

AQA Core Principles - SMART MATERIALS #2

This lesson plan discusses: Smart Materials (Polymorph/Memory Wire) The Lesson: Starter task: Keywords from previous lessons Main Task: Discovery task, where students use infographics for information and can also play with the two smart materials (Polymorph/Memory Wire) Final Task: Recap Questions Worksheets are included.

By Lawtherbear

AQA Core Principles - SMART MATERIALS

AQA Core Principles - SMART MATERIALS

This lesson plan discusses: Smart Materials The Lesson: Starter task: Keywords from previous lessons Main Task: Discovery task, where students use infographics for information and can also play with the two smart materials (glow in the dark film & Thermochromic sheet) Final Task: Recap Questions Worksheets are included.

By Lawtherbear

KS4 Physics Holiday Design Challenge

KS4 Physics Holiday Design Challenge

Mr S. Claus needs a new sleigh, and your KS4 Physics students will need to put their knowledge of motion and forces to the test if they want to have the winning design! Ideal for those last few days of term before the holidays begin. I've had good results from putting a chocolate prize up for grabs for the best design. This activity is designed to be completed in one lesson. The activity sheet consists of a project brief, a few simple calculations (unit conversions, calculating average speed, F = m x a), and space for students to design their sleigh. Includes the activity sheet in Word and PDF format. *** Legal stuff: Cover image is from Creative Tools via Flickr (https://flic.kr/p/95hFqx). Image is available under a Creative Commons Attribution 2.0 Generic license (Link: https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/).

By cvb368

Materials Revision Hexagons

Materials Revision Hexagons

I use this revision tool to help my GCSE students to recap their materials knowledge. It consists of tessellating hexagons which pupils can cut out and stick to the corresponding topic. Topics covered: Polymers Metals Timbers

By mrbdandt

Sketchup Make Basics - Wooden Toy Train

Sketchup Make Basics - Wooden Toy Train

Complete step by step instructions for drawing a toy train in 3D using Sketchup Make (Freeware). This resource is an ideal introduction to using the software for project visualization in STEM and mandatory and elective technology courses. The full colour pdf can be supplied to students as a printed handout (not so eco-friendly at 7 pages) or as a digital file for self pace learning. It can also be displayed on a screen for use in more formal teacher directed instruction.

By kellyocs

Color Theory Graphic Design Doodle Notes, STEAM

Color Theory Graphic Design Doodle Notes, STEAM

Color Theory Doodle Notes for Middle School Graphic Design or Art Students These doodle notes will help your students to review the concept of the different moods and ideas that can be conveyed by the colors in a layout. No prep- just print & go! You might also like: Design Process Doodle Notes

By STEMthinking