A workbook to introduce students to aspects of health & safety in the workshop and work environment. It includes:
Declaration front sheet
Identifying chemical safety signs
Identifying hazard signs
Identifying mandatory signs
Identifying prohibition signs
Identifying safe condition / advisory signs
Identifying PPE and their use
Identifying workshop tools (x3)
Identifying hazards - two very simple risk assessments
A set of four worksheets. From the images, students are to identify components, draw their symbols, describe their function and catagorise into inputs, outputs and processes where appropriate. A feedback/assessment box is included at the bottom of the fourth page. The components included are:
Power transistor / MOSFET
A 32 page workbook consisting of 32 worksheets. It was originally designed as a revision activity for my Year 11 GCSE Electronic Products students. It can also be used as a classroom resource.
Advantages and disadvantages of different power sources
Input and output devices
Calculating resistor values
Resistor labeling conventions
Resistor preferred values (E12)
Resistor preferred values (E24)
Potential divider calculations x2
Potential dividers with LDRs and thermistors
LED limiting resistor calculation x2
Calculating RC time constants
555 Astable circuit
555 Astable calculations x2
555 Monostable circuit
555 Monostable calculations
Signal types (analogue & digital waveforms)
Buffers and NOT gates
AND gates and OR gates
NAND gates and NOR gates
XOR gates and combined logic gates
This resource consists of:
Two colour worksheets showing images of components and a blank space to the right: students to cut out symbols of components and place in the corresponding location. There are two sheets covering 40 electronic components including input/output devices, semiconductors and passive components. Answer sheets are included.
In addition an A3 poster is provided showing component images and the symbols that represent them. This can be printed out or projected onto board.
Ten differentiated colour codes exercises, students to calculate the resistor values using the colour code provided.
Worksheets 1 to 5: Some bands are already identified
Worksheets 6 to 10: No bands are identified (some unusual values also included)
This resource includes:
An A3 seasonality table for UK fruits
A blank seasonality table
Eleven images of fourteen different fruits that can be cut out and pasted into the correct locations to produce a seasonality table
The purpose of the activity is for students to work in groups to record the seasonality of a range of ingredients. It could also be used to plan a dish depending on the current season and available fruits.
A similar resource is also available for vegetables & meats
A workbook originally written for an NOCN Entry Level Basic Cooking.
This workbook contains:
A blank recipe sheets with space for photographic evidence and assessment feedback
Using The Cooker worksheet
Recognising Equipment worksheet
Eating a balanced diet (health plate) worksheet
Storing Foods Safety worksheet (3 pages)
Safety in the Kitchen worksheet
Evidence sheet for working safely
Ideal for an easy starter or plenary activity. The sheet includes six images of tools for students to identify, name and give an example use. The following tools are inlcuded:
Six worksheets used as an extended learning activity or homework. They cover the following topics:
Electronics tools and equipment
Electronic Components 1
Electronic Components 2
Resistant Materials (plastics)
A complete lesson with the aim of raising awareness of the sugar content of processed foods. Students will learn how to read nutritional information on packaged products and determine their sugar content.
To reinforce the high levels of sugar present, students will compare the sugar content of foods with their equivalent in sugar cubes, smarties and biscuits based on a practical investigation.
Three worksheets consisting of a range of metal and wood working tools with a space for students to name and describe their purpose. The resource includes:
**Measuring & Marking out wood **
Marking guage / mortice guage
Pair of compasses
Measuring & Marking out Metal
8 flashcards to cut out of PPE equipment. Powerpoint provided with description of each. Students to place in order on worksheet provided.
Resources also available on TES for download on the identification of tools and equipment - (23 tools and 40 pieces of electrical equipment)
A powerpoint with animations demonstrating the operation of a number of basic circuits. Ideal for lazy starters and plenaries as well as general teaching. Slides progress by key-press to allow for directed questioning. The file is editable to your own needs.
Potential dividers - Introduction to formula and three worked examples
Potential dividers - Animation shows the voltage produced at the wiper of a potentiometer
Light Dependent Resistors: Animation shows the output voltage produced as light level changes
Comparator: Animation shows the effect on the output level for combinations of input levels
Light Sensor: An animated description of the operation of an op-amp based dark activated switch circuit
555 Timer (Astable): Formula introduced and an animation shows the effect of changing timing capacitor value
555 Timer (monostable): Formula introduced and an animation shows the basic operating principle
FET Driver: Single page simple explanation of a FET
AND Gate: Animation showing the effect of changing input levels using a switch analogy and plotting a truth-table
OR Gate: Animation showing the effect of changing input levels using a switch analogy and plotting a truth-table
This is an electronically editable research task consisting of 3 pages. Learners to find out the working properties, physical properties, applications and other information as appropriate and record their findings in the tables.
It is based on the AQA GCSE Design & Technology specification and includes the following papers and boards:
Bleed proof paper
Foil lined board
Foam core board
Solid white board
Check out my other resources to find additional tasks relating to resistant materials.
A PDF version is also provided to allow the resource to be printed where learners have limited ICT access.
This resource consists of six worksheets suitable as quick activities in the classroom. The worksheets included are:
Naming pieces of equipment
Naming of electrical equipment
Explaining what pieces of equipment can be used for
Naming ingredients and stating if they need to be cooked or not
Health eating plate
This resource is based on the construction of training board using the guide provided. A ten page workbook guides students through practical activities to investigate the function of various commands.
A PCB design and construction design sheet is provided to allow the manufacture of the training board by students or technician. The project is based on a PICAXE 18 microcontroller. A PCB design is provided but for a copy of the PCB layout in CWZ format please contact: email@example.com (TES does not allow the attachment of these files), with a bonus 8pin and 18pin PICAXE download PCB.
The training board consists of:
4 coloured LEDs connected to outputs
A piezo sounder
Two push switches connected to digital inputs
A reset switch
An LDR connected to analogue input
A thermistor input connected to analogue input
A potentiometer connected to analogue input
The course workbook covers the following learning objectives:
Part 1: Introduction
Know what PIC stands for
Know the advantages of a PIC over a conventional circuit
Know how PICs can be programmed
Part 2: Transducers and signal types
Know the difference between an input transducer and an output transducer
Know the difference between a digital and analogue signal
Know which transducers use analogue signals
Know which transducers use digital signals
Part 3: Turning things on and off
Know how to use the HIGH command Know how to use the LOW command Know how to use the TOGGLE command Know how to use the WAIT command Know how to use the PAUSE command
Part 4: Using the PINs command
Know the advantage of the PINS command Know how to use the PINS command
Part 5: Making decisions
Know how to use the IF command
Part 6: Subroutines
Know the advantages of using subroutines
Know how to write a program using subroutines
Know how to use the GOSUB command
This resource includes:
An A3 seasonality table for UK vegetables
A blank seasonality table
Eleven images of fourteen different vegetables that can be cut out and pasted into the correct locations to produce a seasonality table.
The purpose of the activity is for students to work in groups to record the seasonality of a range of ingredients. It could also be used to plan a dish depending on the current season and available vegetables.
Similar resources are also available for fruits & meats