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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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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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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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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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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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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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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3D greetings card

3D greetings card

6 slide ppt how to plan and make a simple greetings card using typical materials available in an Art / D&T studio suitable for KS2 KS3 for both Art and D&T
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WOOD presentation

WOOD presentation

22 slide ppt covering all the major information required about Hardwoods, Softwoods and Manufactured Boards. Includes an activity to produce a fact sheet on Natural woods or Manufactured boards Suitable for KS3 and KS4 Resistant Materials and Product Design / Engineering.
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GRAPHICS LETTERING ACTIVITY

GRAPHICS LETTERING ACTIVITY

Back to Basics . . . . 5 slide power point (instructional) on producing lettering firstly 2D and then moving onto 3D. also 3D tonal rendering example. Suitable as cover work or skills focus for both KS3 and KS4 D&T includes printable 1cm A4 grid
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