MP3 Speaker Project - Powerpoint to lead through the whole project plus student template Product Des

MP3 Speaker Project - Powerpoint to lead through the whole project plus student template Product Des

A comprehensive powerpoint to lead you through an MP3 speaker project. Originally used successfully for controlled assessment at GCSE but can easily be adapted for a shorter/longer project with older or younger students. Also contains a student template for the project which can be adapted also to meet the needs of your students. Can also be used to teach a range of design strategies as students are lead through creating designs using different approaches. Speakers use electronics kit from Rapid Electronics.
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AS or GCSE Product Design Child's Flat Pack Chair Brief

AS or GCSE Product Design Child's Flat Pack Chair Brief

A design brief to be used as a mini project with Y12 students studying A-Level Product Design. The resource includes a brief and basic criteria plus a detailed content list for the accompanying project folder. The brief is based around creating a flat pack chair for a child suitable to it in with an existing company range. The resource is editable so can be adapted to meet the needs of your student if necessary.
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What is it Design & Technology Quiz Starter Activity

What is it Design & Technology Quiz Starter Activity

I used this resources as a competition over a week to raise awareness of design in school, each day a different image was displayed around school and students could try to work out what it was and put in a an entry to a competition. This got students talking about design and we had some interesting follow up conversations in lessons. This could also be used as a starter activity.
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11 x 1hr Sweet Bake Off Recipes Food Technology with picture stages

11 x 1hr Sweet Bake Off Recipes Food Technology with picture stages

A set of recipes used to tech students a range of different cooking skills with a sweet focus. These were used as part of a Bake Off project where students were taught a range of skills before developing their own recipes to complete in a bake off style competition. All recipes can be cooked in 1 hour and include picture stages as well as written stages to allow for differentiation. All recipes are editable so can be adapted or your own use if needed.
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Graphics Drawing Skills Project, SOW & Work Sheets - Isometric, Orthographic

Graphics Drawing Skills Project, SOW & Work Sheets - Isometric, Orthographic

Includes in these resources are a range of different activities developing in complexity to teach students how to use a drawing board and associated tools to create a range of different drawings including isometric drawing and orthographic projections plus adding dimensions. Included is a set of worksheets, a PowerPoint to set the activities off plus a SOW giving an overview o each lesson.
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Product Design / Resistant Materials Key Stage 3 Scheme of Work - Gift in a Box, Booklet, SOW, PPT

Product Design / Resistant Materials Key Stage 3 Scheme of Work - Gift in a Box, Booklet, SOW, PPT

This is an ideal SOW for students to introduce them to Resistant Materials / Product Design. The product is a plywood box with a pewter cast gift. The resources include a SOW with lesson by lesson detail, student work booklet and a powerpoint to support lessons. I have been successfully running this project for a number of years with KS3 students but it could be adapted for older or younger students. All resources are editable so they can be adapted for your students.
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USB Night Light Project with Laser Cut Shade - Product Design, SOW, Booklet, Powerpoint - electronic

USB Night Light Project with Laser Cut Shade - Product Design, SOW, Booklet, Powerpoint - electronic

This project leads students through designing and making a usb night light with a laser cut card shade. These resources include a SOW covering each lesson, student booklet and accompanying powerpoint. This was aimed at KS3 but is fully editable so it could be made suitable for older or younger students. So our students didn't miss out on basic wood working skills when doing this product design rotation we included a short focussed practical task based on developing accuracy to manufacture a small boat toy.
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