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Furniture Styles Wordsearch Starter Activity Design Technology Homework Cover Lesson Plenary

Furniture Styles Wordsearch Starter Activity Design Technology Homework Cover Lesson Plenary

Wordsearch on the theme of 'Furniture Styles'. Powerpoint so can be used on the board or printed as a worksheet. Includes space for students to explain the keywords and suggested extension activities. Can take 10 minutes or an hour, depending on which activities the students complete. Ideal for the start of a lesson, a quick filler, a homework, 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!

By mikedean

First Day of School - 3 Leg Table Team Building Activity (Back to School)

First Day of School - 3 Leg Table Team Building Activity (Back to School)

This project is a great way to get students moving, interacting and working as a team the first day of school. It also is an exceptionally memorable activity that students remember and talk about throughout the year. Set the tone of your classroom as a student led, cooperative and supportive classroom as students work together to build a 3 leg table that will support a stack of books using limited supplies. You can use this as a first day of school activity or as a one-day activity at any time during the year. This lesson was created for 7th and 8th grade, but could also be used successfully in upper elementary grades. Files included: • Teacher Instructions • 3 Leg Table Building Activity Instructions (printable for teams and display sized, suitable for a projector or SmartBoard) • Team Drawing Sheet

By innovationsintechnology

Drill Bits Wordsearch Starter Activity Resistant Materials Design Homework Cover Lesson Plenary

Drill Bits Wordsearch Starter Activity Resistant Materials Design Homework Cover Lesson Plenary

Wordsearch on the theme of 'Drill Bits'. Powerpoint so can be used on the board or printed as a worksheet. Includes space for students to explain the keywords and suggested extension activities. Can take 10 minutes or an hour, depending on which activities the students complete. Ideal for the start of a lesson, a quick filler, a homework, 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!

By mikedean

Glass Wordsearch Starter Activity Design Resistant Materials Homework Cover Lesson Plenary

Glass Wordsearch Starter Activity Design Resistant Materials Homework Cover Lesson Plenary

Wordsearch on the theme of 'Glass'. Powerpoint so can be used on the board or printed as a worksheet. Includes space for students to explain the keywords and suggested extension activities. Can take 10 minutes or an hour, depending on which activities the students complete. Ideal for the start of a lesson, a quick filler, a homework, 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!

By mikedean

Famous Landmarks Wordsearch Starter Activity Geography Design Structures Homework Cover Lesson

Famous Landmarks Wordsearch Starter Activity Geography Design Structures Homework Cover Lesson

Wordsearch on the theme of 'Famous Landmarks'. Powerpoint so can be used on the board or printed as a worksheet. Includes space for students to explain the keywords and suggested extension activities. Can take 10 minutes or an hour, depending on which activities the students complete. Ideal for the start of a lesson, a quick filler, a homework, 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!

By mikedean

FREE STEM online activities- One weeks with with teachers notes

FREE STEM online activities- One weeks with with teachers notes

FREE! At least one weeks worth or use with your STEM clubs. The Project revolves around eight Core STEM Activities that require the children to design, build, launch, load and propel their ships. These eight activities can be run consecutively or spread out over a longer period of time. As each core activity leads on from the next, teachers will need to familiarise themselves with all the eight activities before the start of the Project to provide appropriate resources and guidance at each stage. Teachers may choose to use only these core activities, or may choose to also use the extension activities (please see below). Extension Activities The Project is supplemented with ten extension activities set around roles on container ships and cruise ships and these tasks address the wider curriculum. They can be used as an integral part of the Project. WOW Videos Each of the above activities are supplemented with a short video which is intended to bring the Project to life and to create a WOW factor when they see the Maritime Industry being brought to life. Some of the videos are accompanied by Task Sheets with questions for the children to answer. The Core STEM Activities and Extension Activities can be run concurrently or independently as the teacher sees fit, they are not dependent upon each other.

By eLearningWorks

First Day of School - Index Card Car Team Building Project (Back to School)

First Day of School - Index Card Car Team Building Project (Back to School)

This project is a great way to get students moving, interacting and working as a team the first day of school. It also is an exceptionally memorable activity that students remember and talk about throughout the year. Set the tone of your classroom as a student led, cooperative and supportive classroom as students work together to build a car that will roll down an incline fastest using limited supplies. You can use this as a first day of school activity or as a one-day activity at any time during the year. This lesson was created for 7th and 8th grade, but could also be used successfully in upper elementary grades. Files included: • Teacher Instructions • Index Card Car Building Activity Instructions (printable for teams and display sized, suitable for a projector or SmartBoard) • Team Drawing Sheet

By innovationsintechnology

KS3 Model Gliders Engineering Project

KS3 Model Gliders Engineering Project

A series of six lessons where pupils learn about the theory of flight and use this to make design decisions. Pupils model using set materials and test, then re-design based on their findings. (Iterative Design Task)

By Philipajones

PaperWorks: KS3 Design & Technology – Pack 5: Paper and Cardboard Packaging

PaperWorks: KS3 Design & Technology – Pack 5: Paper and Cardboard Packaging

PaperWorks Pack 5 is a graphics-based resource for 11 to 14 year olds. The resource challenges students to respond to a realistic packaging design brief, by creating a logo and brand, then designing a packaging solution based on the ‘shelf-ready packaging’ (SRP) requirements that are now commonly specified by customers of the cardboard packaging industry. There are four different briefs so you can adapt the resource to the varying needs of your class. Students can work individually, in pairs or small teams and we expect the project to take three or four lessons, but you can adapt it as you see fit to meet your own needs. During their work, students reflect on the aesthetic, economic and environmental values of cardboard packaging, create and assess prototypes and use hand drawing, Computer Aided Design (CAD) and Computer Aided Manufacture (CAM) systems to model their ideas. You can request free samples to assist with project work. Send your name and school address to samples@cpi-paperworks.org.uk This is a complete project with three whiteboard-friendly videos, teachers’ notes, background information, a student project with four design briefs, and links to further useful online information. PaperWorks Pack 5 offers the opportunities to: • Teach students how to respond to a design brief requiring the creation of a logo and the development of a prototype packaging solution for a product. • Develop students’ understanding of how logos are used in the branding of products and the importance of colour, text and imagery. • Challenge students to design a logo by considering and arranging text, images and information to suit the target market. • Teach students about cardboard packaging, its environmental, economic and aesthetic qualities and how it is used, considering real life examples of cardboard packaging and logo designs. • Develop students’ drawing skills by sketching different boxes, then evaluating and choosing the best option. • Develop students’ CAD system skills by accurately designing a prototype box. • Help students model their prototype using CAM or scissors and evaluate how effective it is in relation to the customer’s brief and to suggest improvements that should be made. The teachers’ notes, student design briefs, and background information PDFs can be downloaded from TES. The accompanying videos and links are easy to find in the Secondary KS3 area at: http://www.paperworks.school.

By PaperWorks