The lesson looks at our comsumption choices and how they can have impacts on others around the world. As a case study it looks at how our demand for mobile phones has knock on affects in the mineral rich Democratic Republic of Congo.
I’m really good at drawing!!!!! However many of my students and fellow DT teachers that I’ve met are not. This PowerPoint resource can help you teach basic sketching and 3D drawing skills without having to pick up a pencil yourself! It can also be used to email to students for them to complete as a homework task.
Originally designed to support lower ability pupils in their production of the new D&T GCSE NEA (Edexcel Spec).
This guide aim is to break the NEA down into easy chunks with visual examples and language that lower-ability and AEN pupils can more easily digest.
CAD (2D Design) files and other resources to create the three superheros as pictured.
Great project to get pupils started in electronic systems, designing in CAD and using CAM. Designed to be used with Kitronik's vibrating motor and coin cell power board.
Manufacture of the superheros requires a laser cutter, line bender and ideally a plotter cutter, however the project could be customized and developed.
Complete lesson plans, workbook and resources for short KS3 Graphics project where pupils design and manufacture prototype packaging for a new toy action figure.
I have done this project in various forms over the last 5 years and pupils love it!
Covers a good range of graphics skills.
Contact me if you'd like an editable version of the workbook.
3x GCSE Resistant Materials practice exam papers based on the 2018 AQA Preliminary Material. These practice exam questions are meant to help pupils prepare for the AQA exam section A, while helping them focus specifically on the preliminary material context (Organising remote controls in the home).
Each paper also has a mark scheme at the back.
GCSE Resistant Materials Practice Questions Based on the 2016 AQA Preliminary Material: The needs of the elderly when gardening. The aim is to get pupils practicing the format of the AQA papers using the context of the needs of the elderly when gardening.
3x GCSE Graphic Products practice exam papers based on the 2017 AQA Preliminary Material. These practice exam questions are meant to help pupils prepare for the AQA exam section A, while helping them focus specifically on the preliminary material context (Self Assembly Decorations for a Special Event).
All 3 exam papers come with their own detailed mark schemes and are laid out in a format that closely matches the AQA format.
This is great fun and can be played with your whole class or small groups. An projector will be needed. The aim is to to give pupils an awareness of how culture and technology changes over years. It can also be used to raise awareness of significant moments in our recent history and give the opportunity to reflect and discuss.
GCSE Resistant Materials Practice Questions Based on the 2016 Preliminary Material. These practice questions are meant to help pupils prepare for the AQA exam sections A and B while helping them focus on the preliminary material context.
GCSE Graphic Products Practice Questions Based on the 2016 AQA Preliminary Material. These practice questions are meant to help pupils prepare for the AQA exam sections A while helping them focus on the preliminary material context.
Indexed core content worksheets designed for sharing, completing and submitting electronically.
Designed for the Edexcel GCSE (9-1) Design and Technology course.
All worksheets are numbered according to topics and reference the Edexcel text book page numbers.