Intro to BIOMIMETIC design

Intro to BIOMIMETIC design

New and improved 18 slide powerpoint introducing Biomimetic design, focusing on products. -includes 4 research and design activities or students. -Aimed at KS3 and KS4 but also would be a good starting point for KS5 -The slide show explains how products can be improved and enhanced by taking inspiration from nature. This area of design has become more and more popular as an exam topic as late.
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Architectural Design part 1 - COVER WORK

Architectural Design part 1 - COVER WORK

A four page booklet focusing on Architectural Design and Architects. Includes a range of activities: 1st hand research internet research architects and their styles. theme sheet pencil sketching Suitable for KS3 higher ability, KS4 and KS5 and could easily be used as D&T Cover Work for non subject specialists as well as a stand alone section of work. part 2 to follow will focus on designing to a chosen theme, modelling and evaluating.
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Design Movements Student worksheets

Design Movements Student worksheets

Design Movements Student worksheet A series of 8 A4 worksheets focusing on 8 different movements, including Memphis, Art Deco, Arts and crafts , , , ,etc Each worksheet looks at ethos, manufacturing techniques, materials, innovation. These individual worksheets are a framework for students to present their findings. Suitable for KS3 - KS5
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MATERIALS - PRODUCT DESIGN - ODD ONE OUT

MATERIALS - PRODUCT DESIGN - ODD ONE OUT

A4 SHEET 10 odd one out questions based on common materials used in Product Design / Resistant Materials space for student to give justification for answers answer sheet included suitable for KS4 / KS5 revision
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Design Movements

Design Movements

covers the main design movements with examples and ethos of each one 30 slides : Arts & Crafts Art Nouveau Art Deco Bauhaus Modernism De Stijl Memphis Post Modernism
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BAD DESIGN Powerpoint

BAD DESIGN Powerpoint

A nine slide power point explaining using examples, bad design in a range of real life situations. suitable for KS3 (7,8,9) and KS4 (10.11)
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Packaging and the Environment

Packaging and the Environment

13 slide power point incorporating student centered activities analysing the effects of bad packaging on the environment. Aimed at KS4 but could also be incorporated into KS3 and KS5 schemes.
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COVER WORK  -  SWATCH WATCH DESIGN

COVER WORK - SWATCH WATCH DESIGN

A4 cover worksheet for non specialists alike, to produce designs under a range of themes and also to produce a final design of the students own choice.
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Smart Materials D&T

Smart Materials D&T

14 slide power point aimed at KS4-KS5 covering 9 types of Smart Materials, their uses and properties. Related student centred activities including plenary and fact sheet.
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D&T Christmas Quiz

D&T Christmas Quiz

D&T Christmas Quiz 12 slide Christmas Quiz with a design theme, includes a Christmas film section too. should last 40-45 min from what tree does mistletoe grow on to . . . . . . . who designed the ipod enjoy !
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Product design mock exam revision

Product design mock exam revision

MOCK GCSE Product Design REVISION POWER POINT. ORIGINALLY produced for the June exam last year 2016) includes section on biometric design as well as other important topics to help knowledge retention for the exam.
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KS3 Flow chart

KS3 Flow chart

12 slide ppt covering the main aspects of producing an effective flow chart to map the making process. includes: step by step guide examples of good practice including feed back using publisher to product flow charts using shape command aimed at KS3 but could be adapted for KS4
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food packaging cover work

food packaging cover work

2X worksheets Design packaging surface then cut out and glue into 3D shape Pillow package and Chip cone suitable for product design / graphics at KS3
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Sustainable Design Slide show

Sustainable Design Slide show

38 slide Power point looking into the evironmental impact of products on the earth. and the impact good and bad design has on us. Primarily aimed at KS5 would also be suitable for KS4
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