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Resources to support the teaching of Design and Technology and Art and Design: 3D Design created by a practicing teacher with 25+ years experience. If you find these resources useful, please leave a review.

Resources to support the teaching of Design and Technology and Art and Design: 3D Design created by a practicing teacher with 25+ years experience. If you find these resources useful, please leave a review.
Conversion and Seasoning Timbers Knowledge Organiser
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Conversion and Seasoning Timbers Knowledge Organiser

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A knowledge organiser to support students’ understanding of conversion and seasoning of timbers, including: conversion of timbers air seasoning kiln seasoning The knowledge organiser also includes keywords with their definitions, example questions and a revision checklist.
Anthropometric Data Task: Hand Sizes
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Anthropometric Data Task: Hand Sizes

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This lesson activity can be used with KS3, KS4 or KS5 Design and Technology students as an introduction to anthropometric data. The task could be used as a stand alone activity or linked to project work involving the design of a product with an ergonomic handle as it supports primary research into hand sizes. This task also supports the development of mathematical skills, as it shows students how to work out the median, mean, mode and range when analysing anthropometric data.
Environmental Impacts of Polymers
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Environmental Impacts of Polymers

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This worksheet encourages students to consider the environmental impacts of polymers throughout their lifecyle. It can be used with both KS3 and KS4 students.
Timbers Knowledge Organisers Bundle
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Timbers Knowledge Organisers Bundle

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A set of 4 knowledge organisers to fully support students’ understanding of timbers and manufactured boards, for GCSE Design and Technology including: primary sources stock forms of natural timber stock sizes of manufactured boards stock sizes of natural timbers: planed both sides (PBS), planed all round (PAR), rough sawn conversion of timbers air seasoning kiln seasoning sustainable timber hardwoods - types, characteristics and uses softwoods- types, characteristics and uses manufactured boards- types, characteristics and uses grain and colours flat-pack furniture commercial routing and turning mechanisation and automation quality control tolerance tanalising Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs) The knowledge organisers also include keywords with their definitions, video and web- links, example questions and revision checklists.
New Materials Knowledge Organiser Bundle
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New Materials Knowledge Organiser Bundle

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A pair of knowledge organisers to support students’ understanding of the Core Technical Principles of Modern Materials, developments in Composites, Smart Materials and Technical Textiles including: graphene metal foam titanium coated metals liquid crystal display (LCD) nanomaterials teflon starch-based polymers thermochromic pigments shape memory alloys photochromic pigments conductive fabrics fire-resistant fabrics Kevlar Gore-Tex microfibres microencapsulation The knowledge organisers also include keywords with their definitions, video links, example questions and revision checklists.
Core Technical Principles Materials Bundle
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Core Technical Principles Materials Bundle

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A complete set of knowledge organisers to support students’ understanding of all material areas in GCSE 9-1 Design and Technology, including: • primary sources, types, characteristics and uses The knowledge organisers also include keywords with their definitions, video links, example questions and revision checklists.
Wood joints and box construction booklet
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Wood joints and box construction booklet

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This booklet contains step by step photographic and written instructions for the construction of a lap joint, finger joint, mitre joint and dowel joint. It also includes instructions for the assembly and finishing of a wooden box and the assembly of an Art Deco themed acrylic and MDF lid with an inlay design. Ideal for use in the teaching of either Product Design or 3D Design, this resource will support students to be more independent during practical activities. This is particularly useful given the current requirements for social distancing between teachers and their students.
De Stijl Research Task
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De Stijl Research Task

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A research task about the De Stijl design movement which can be used as either a lesson activity or homework task. This resource was written for Year 7 Design and Technology students, but could also be used with older KS3 students or in KS3 Art and Design. The resource is double sided and includes word banks and questions which encourage students to think about two pieces of art.
Iterative Design Starter Activity
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Iterative Design Starter Activity

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This resource includes a task sheet and accompanying powerpoint slides (2). In the activity students work in groups of up to four people to design a superhero. This is then followed by a whole class discussion about the process. This would be a good starter activity for a lesson about the Iterative Design Process.
Art & Design: 3D Design Knowledge Organiser: Art Deco Theme
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Art & Design: 3D Design Knowledge Organiser: Art Deco Theme

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A knowledge organiser for students studying Art and Design: 3D Design – when taught from a Design and Technology perspective. Content includes: • Tools and equipment • An introduction to Art Deco • Wood joints • Isometric projection • 3rd Angle Orthographic Projection • Inlay The knowledge organiser also includes keywords with their definitions, example questions for each section of the knowledge organiser and a revision checklist.
Go_No-Go Worksheet
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Go_No-Go Worksheet

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A worksheet to assess understanding of Go_No-Go which could be used either, in class as a starter or plenary activity, or as a homework task.
Common uses of polymers worksheet
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Common uses of polymers worksheet

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A worksheet which includes images of products made from polymers and encourages students to identify the material and properties the material has that make it suitable for the product.
Common uses of woods worksheet
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Common uses of woods worksheet

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A worksheet which includes images of products made from woods and encourages students to identify the material and properties the material has that make it suitable for the product.
Iterative design mat
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Iterative design mat

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A visual explanation of the iterative design process which can be used for display, or laminated and used to support students when designing.
Common uses of metals worksheet
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Common uses of metals worksheet

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A worksheet which includes images of products made from metals and encourages students to identify the material and properties the material has that make it suitable for the product.
Common uses of paper and board worksheet
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Common uses of paper and board worksheet

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A worksheet which includes images of products made from paper and board and encourages students to identify the material and properties the material has that make it suitable for the product.