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Working Scientifically with Crayons for Years 3 & 4 - STEAM Unit

Working Scientifically with Crayons for Years 3 & 4 - STEAM Unit

Including curriculum from Lower Key Stage 2, this pack has children participate in different Design and Technology activities with working Scientifically related to designing, making and evaluating their own crayons. A link to a digital file for editing and sharing on Google Classroom or Seesaw is available with purchase.
erinbrasington
Working Scientifically with Crayons for Years 1 & 2 - STEAM Unit

Working Scientifically with Crayons for Years 1 & 2 - STEAM Unit

Including curriculum from Key Stage 1, this pack has children participate in different Design and Technology activities with working Scientifically related to designing, making and evaluating their own crayons. A link to a digital file for editing and sharing on Google Classroom or Seesaw is available with download.
erinbrasington
Design and Technology Cuddly Polar Animals Scheme of Work

Design and Technology Cuddly Polar Animals Scheme of Work

A full booklet to accompany a design and technology project to create a cuddly polar animal. The children will research polar animals, research existing cuddly toys and research different stitches (running, back and over) then design their toy. The booklet takes the children through the whole design process including evaluating during the making process and creating further concepts. A quality resource to help create a successful Design and Technology project. Includes Polar Animals comprehension and Art activities alongside a comprehensive Design and Technology booklet
oldham30
Potatoes

Potatoes

KS3/KS4> Design Technology> Food Technology Leaflet on potatoes. How do they grow, different types, nutrients, history of and intensive farming.
WhatsTheScores
Brunel

Brunel

KS3 > Design Technology> Resistant Material Looking at Brunel during the industrial revolution, celebrating his engineering masterpieces and lasting legacy in Britain. Zip file includes PowerPoint, newspaper template and information sheets.
WhatsTheScores
Material Properties Oxidation Alloys KS3 KS4

Material Properties Oxidation Alloys KS3 KS4

In this lesson, students are introduced to material properties, alloys and oxidation in line with GCSE assessment criteria for Design and Technology. The lesson consists of videos, class discussions, a writing task and a design task where students Sketch their own designs and choose the relevant material based on its properties. Finally there is an optional practical task demonstrating oxidation (requires lemon juice and a paint brush). Starter activity Preparatory theory task Class discussion/questioning and videos Design (consolidation) Task If you enjoyed this lesson, please see the other lessons in this or other Product Design series/SOW (where the full iterative design process is covered). In this unit, pupils will gain an understanding into the importance of sustainability and applied practical Science in Product Design.
elliottwalker
Fossil Fuels and Sustainable Energy KS3 KS4

Fossil Fuels and Sustainable Energy KS3 KS4

In this lesson, students are introduced to fossil fuels and their impact on the environment through global warming in line with GCSE assessment criteria for Design and Technology. The lesson consists of videos, class discussions, a writing task and finally a design task. Starter activity Preparatory theory task Class discussion/questioning and videos Design (consolidation) Task If you enjoyed this lesson, please see the other lessons in this or other Product Design series/SOW (where the full iterative design process is covered). In this unit, pupils will gain an understanding into the importance of sustainability and applied practical Science in Product Design.
elliottwalker
Making rockets - student experiment, balloon rockets, engineering process, design, build, test. Fun.

Making rockets - student experiment, balloon rockets, engineering process, design, build, test. Fun.

Complete lesson guiding the children in your class to work in teams to design, build, test and improve their own rocket in the classroom (no need to go outside). Fun and engaging lesson can be used at any time during the year but would also be great fun at the end of term, or end of half term, or the end of year, or even at Christmas. Suitable for a wide age range from 6 to 16 years. Complete, ready to use. Great lesson and fantastic value at this price ! Have fun and learn... :-) PLEASE NOTE: As usual the tes preview images are a mess - this is something to do with the preview maker they use, the real PowerPoint is perfect. Thanks for reading. KEY SEARCH WORDS Rockets, model rocket, build a rocket, make a rocket, straw rocket, balloon rocket, Christmas, Xmas, Easter, holiday, holiday fun, half term, half term, fun lesson, FUN lesson, Fun lesson, NASA, space, moon, going to the moon, space shuttle, Christmas activities, Noel, Santa, Santa Clause, Navidad, father Christmas, Physics, forces, motion, energy.
jackwiseman1984
AQA GCSE Design Technology Theory Tracker

AQA GCSE Design Technology Theory Tracker

This resource is an AfL tool which could be stuck into the front of books/folders to allow tracking of content of GCSE Design Technology AQA Specification. Easily editable powerpoint document to change any details to suit your needs.
karlitovasquez
Cracker Christmas Bundle

Cracker Christmas Bundle

Ten Advent and Christmas Resources to inspire a creative Christmas in your classroom. These resources are for real learning in Visual Arts, Literacy and RE as you countdown to Christmas. Adaptable for a range of ages and grades and anchored to the elements of art, imaginative and persuasive texts and religious traditions and themes, these resources include many suggestions for adaptation and extension. Time-saving for class and subject teachers. Excellent resources for casual relief (substitute) teachers, and student teachers to have in their "bag of tricks" as the festive season approaches. Also suitable for out-of-school groups and programs. Merry Creative Christmas!
TicktheArtBox
Smart Materials Design and Technology

Smart Materials Design and Technology

Introduction to smart materials when you just don't have enough time or resources to give everyone a smart material to experiment with. Good revision lesson too. Includes: Video link introduction Key Vocubulary Smart Material animations Mini Review Scaffolding Tasks Example GCSE Questions Exit Card.
thedtteacher