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iPhone Acoustic Speaker Making guide

iPhone Acoustic Speaker Making guide

Making Guide for producing an acoustic iPhone speaker out of natural wood or other similar resistant material. Speaker guide has specifics for iphone 4, 5 and 6, but dimensions can be easily customized to accommodate other models. could be completed as FPT or as an ECA. Focus on pupil cutting, drilling, sanding, finishing accuracy and use of jigs. Also incorporates use of 3D printing or lathe work. Can be used with KS3 pupils from year 7 to KS4 pupils and ideal for year 9. Included is a making guide for pupils and some guidance for teachers.
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Rendering and Design Presentation Display Posters (x4)

Rendering and Design Presentation Display Posters (x4)

Incremental stage by stage posters showing development of a design presentation including Thick & Thin line, Wood render and Acrylic render. Four posters each showing a different design with development and explanation for each step. Ideal as classroom displays or teaching aids
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Photoshop Comic Book Cover  - Design Tutorial

Photoshop Comic Book Cover - Design Tutorial

Photoshop tutorial designed to take pupils through the design and creation of a Comic Book Cover. Ideal for ks# students from complete novices to more experienced users. Covers the use of layers, filters, blending options, magic wand tool and text effects. Characters JPEG images can be take of existing characters, produced using online creators or drawn and scanned to form the basis of the comic.
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Isometric Drawing & Rendering Guide/Presentation for KS3/4 (6 lessons)

Isometric Drawing & Rendering Guide/Presentation for KS3/4 (6 lessons)

6 lesson presentation for teaching drawing skills from scratch, up to complex isometric crating and rendering. Ideally used as a teacher led presentation guide, allied with demonstrations of each technique. Also useful as a set of homework tasks for pupils or simply independent learning and up-skilling of pupils drawing. Tasks include: Technique for freehand straight lines and circles Oblique * Basic shapes, More difficult shapes, Letters Isometric * Basic shapes, Cutouts, Cylinders, Crating, Complex shapes Exploded drawing Enlarged views Thick & Thin Lines Rendering * Acrylic, Wood, Glass, Metal Each lesson includes: Timing guidance, Lesson Objectives, Plenaries, Starters, Explanation for each task and Visual examples of outcomes.
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Complete GCSE Resistant Materials Tests - 8 Tests covering all necessary theory for exams and practical (answer docs for each)

Complete GCSE Resistant Materials Tests - 8 Tests covering all necessary theory for exams and practical (answer docs for each)

Complete resource of theory tests for GCSE Resistant Material pupils, suitable for all examining boards. Ideal as end of topic tests, exam revision tools, homeworks or for cover lessons. Included is 8 separate tests and answer docs covering: Wood Woof Joining Metal Metal Working and Forming Plastics Machine & Cutting tools Holding & Driving tools Fittings, Adhesives, KD joints, Smart Materials All are at least 20 min papers marked out of 20 or more. All questions are either 1 or 2 mark and based on previous exam style questions including: Identification of tools, materials and techniques from images provided Drawing/completion of stated tools or joints Reasoned explanation for use of tools, materials and methods. 2 docs provided: 1 question paper, 1 answer paper for each of the topics
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GCSE Resistant Materials Test - Fittings, Adhesives, KD joints, Smart Materials (incl answers doc)

GCSE Resistant Materials Test - Fittings, Adhesives, KD joints, Smart Materials (incl answers doc)

Theory test for GCSE Resistant Material pupils, suitable for all examining boards. Can also be used with KS3 if applicable. Ideal as an end of topic test, exam revision tool, homework or for a cover lesson. 20 min paper marked out of 20. All questions are either 1 or 2 mark and based on previous exam style questions including: Identification of tools, materials and techniques from images provided Drawing/completion of stated tools or joints Reasoned explanation for use of tools, materials and methods. 2 docs provided: 1 question paper, 1 answer paper.
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GCSE Resistant Materials Test - Metal Working & Forming Processes (incl answers doc)

GCSE Resistant Materials Test - Metal Working & Forming Processes (incl answers doc)

Theory test for GCSE Resistant Material pupils, suitable for all examining boards. Can also be used with KS3 if applicable. Ideal as an end of topic test, exam revision tool, homework or for a cover lesson. 20 min paper marked out of 20. All questions are either 1 or 2 mark and based on previous exam style questions including: Identification of tools, materials and techniques from images provided Drawing/completion of stated tools or joints Reasoned explanation for use of tools, materials and methods. 2 docs provided: 1 question paper, 1 answer paper.
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GCSE Resistant Materials Test - Metal Material Properties & Selection (incl answers doc)

GCSE Resistant Materials Test - Metal Material Properties & Selection (incl answers doc)

Theory test for GCSE Resistant Material pupils, suitable for all examining boards. Can also be used with KS3 if applicable. Ideal as an end of topic test, exam revision tool, homework or for a cover lesson. 20 min paper marked out of 20. All questions are either 1 or 2 mark and based on previous exam style questions including: Identification of tools, materials and techniques from images provided Drawing/completion of stated tools or joints Reasoned explanation for use of tools, materials and methods. 2 docs provided: 1 question paper, 1 answer paper.
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GCSE Resistant Materials Test - Plastics Material Properties & Selection (incl answers doc)

GCSE Resistant Materials Test - Plastics Material Properties & Selection (incl answers doc)

Theory test for GCSE Resistant Material pupils, suitable for all examining boards. Can also be used with KS3 if applicable. Ideal as an end of topic test, exam revision tool, homework or for a cover lesson. 20 min paper marked out of 20. All questions are either 1 or 2 mark and based on previous exam style questions including: Identification of materials from images provided Drawing/completion of stated tools or joints Reasoned explanation for use of materials 2 docs provided: 1 question paper, 1 answer paper.
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GCSE Resistant Materials Test - Machine & Cutting Tools (incl answers doc)

GCSE Resistant Materials Test - Machine & Cutting Tools (incl answers doc)

Theory test for GCSE Resistant Material pupils, suitable for all examining boards. Can also be used with KS3 if applicable. Ideal as an end of topic test, exam revision tool, homework or for a cover lesson. 20 min paper marked out of 20. All questions are either 1 or 2 mark and based on previous exam style questions including: Identification of tools from images provided Drawing/completion of stated tools or joints Reasoned explanation for use of tools and methods 2 docs provided: 1 question paper, 1 answer paper.
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GCSE Resistant Materials Test - Wood Material (incl answers doc)

GCSE Resistant Materials Test - Wood Material (incl answers doc)

Theory test for GCSE Resistant Material pupils, suitable for all examining boards. Can also be used with KS3 if applicable. Ideal as an end of topic test, exam revision tool, homework or for a cover lesson. 25 min paper marked out of 27. All questions are either 1 or 2 mark and based on previous exam style questions including: Identification of wood categories, standard forms and preparation Selection of woods for specific uses/properties with reasons Drawing of different woods and manufactured board 2 docs provided: 1 question paper, 1 answer paper.
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GCSE Resistant Materials Test - Holding & Driving Tools (incl answers doc)

GCSE Resistant Materials Test - Holding & Driving Tools (incl answers doc)

Theory test for GCSE Resistant Material pupils, suitable for all examining boards. Can also be used with KS3 if applicable. Ideal as an end of topic test, exam revision tool, homework or for a cover lesson. 20 min paper marked out of 20. All questions are either 1 or 2 mark and based on previous exam style questions including: Identification of tools from images provided Drawing/completion of stated tools or joints Reasoned explanation for use of tools and uses 2 docs provided: 1 question paper, 1 answer paper.
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GCSE Resistant Materials Test - Wood Joints (incl answers doc)

GCSE Resistant Materials Test - Wood Joints (incl answers doc)

Theory test for GCSE Resistant Material pupils, suitable for all examining boards. Can also be used with KS3 if applicable. Ideal as an end of topic test, exam revision tool, homework or for a cover lesson. 20 min paper marked out of 20. All questions are either 1 or 2 mark and based on previous exam style questions including: Identification of techniques from images provided Drawing/completion of stated joints Reasoned explanation for use of tools, materials and methods. 2 docs provided: 1 question paper, 1 answer paper.
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Criterion 7 Guide - New IGCSE Cambridge Resistant Materials (2018-22) (Presentation and worksheets)

Criterion 7 Guide - New IGCSE Cambridge Resistant Materials (2018-22) (Presentation and worksheets)

Step by step guide through Criterion 7 of the major project for new IGCSE Cambridge Resistant Materials syllabus (2018-2022). Broken down into individual tasks including: Product User Testing, Evaluation Against Specification, Conclusion & Improvements Each task, has a starter task, accompanying worksheet, previous high attaining examples and success criteria broken down into sub sections of 3 bands to aid pupil understanding. Can be used as a presentation for teachers or simply given to pupils as a guide book. Tailored to Cambridge syllabus, but will work well with all GCSE Resistant Material courses.
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Criterion 1-7 Complete Major Project Guide - New IGCSE Cambridge Resistant Materials (2018-22) (Presentation and worksheets)

Criterion 1-7 Complete Major Project Guide - New IGCSE Cambridge Resistant Materials (2018-22) (Presentation and worksheets)

Step by step guide through ALL 7 Criterion of the major project for new IGCSE Cambridge Resistant Materials syllabus (2018-2022). Broken down into individual tasks (26) for each specific criterion to fully cover the new requirements. Almost all tasks have a starter task, accompanying worksheet, guidance & explanation, previous high attaining examples, and success criteria broken down into sub sections of 3 bands to aid pupil understanding. Success criteria is perfect for peer marking or to aid summative and formative teacher assessment. Tasks and resources are ideally used as individual lessons over a period of **4-6 months **for the creation of the personal major project. Can be used as presentation for teachers or simply given to pupils as a guide book. Tailored to Cambridge syllabus, but will work well with all GCSE Resistant Material courses.
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New IGCSE Cambridge Resistant Materials (2018-22) Detailed Success Criteria and Task list

New IGCSE Cambridge Resistant Materials (2018-22) Detailed Success Criteria and Task list

Based on NEW Cambridge Resistant Materials IGCSE major project criteria. Each Assessment Criteria is broken down into sub tasks (26 total) . Each task is further subdivided into its important constituent parts and allocated 3 banded Success Criteria to aid pupil clarity and understanding of the new requirements. This resource allows pupils to easily peer assess each other as vague syllabus assessments are broken down into detailed, manageable tasks for pupils. Also an excellent method of speeding up the formative and summative assessment processes for teachers. Designed for the Cambridge IGCSE, but will work equally well as a general structure with all GCSE Resistant Material examining bodies.
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Criterion 3 Guide - New IGCSE Cambridge Resistant Materials (2018-22) (Presentation and worksheets)

Criterion 3 Guide - New IGCSE Cambridge Resistant Materials (2018-22) (Presentation and worksheets)

Step by step guide through Criterion 3 of the major project for new IGCSE Cambridge Resistant Materials syllabus (2018-2022). Broken down into individual tasks including: Inspiration Board, Design Ideas, Line & Rendering, Annotation & Presentation, Evaluation Each task, has a starter task, accompanying worksheet, previous high attaining examples and success criteria broken down into sub sections of 3 bands to aid pupil understanding. Can be used as a presentation for teachers or simply given to pupils as a guide book. Tailored to Cambridge syllabus, but will work well with all GCSE Resistant Material courses.
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Criterion 4 Guide - New IGCSE Cambridge Resistant Materials (2018-22) (Presentation and worksheets)

Criterion 4 Guide - New IGCSE Cambridge Resistant Materials (2018-22) (Presentation and worksheets)

Step by step guide through Criterion 4 of the major project for new IGCSE Cambridge Resistant Materials syllabus (2018-2022). Probably the most difficult criteria to gain full marks in, due to the range of outcomes and required detail of documentation. Broken down into individual tasks including: Design Selection, Sketch Development, CAD Development, Card Modeling, Possible Construction, Construction Testing, Final Design Each task, has a starter task, accompanying worksheet, previous high attaining examples and success criteria broken down into sub sections of 3 bands to aid pupil understanding. Can be used as a presentation for teachers or simply given to pupils as a guide book. Tailored to Cambridge syllabus, but will work well with all GCSE Resistant Material courses.
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Criterion 5 Guide - New IGCSE Cambridge Resistant Materials (2018-22) (Presentation and worksheets

Criterion 5 Guide - New IGCSE Cambridge Resistant Materials (2018-22) (Presentation and worksheets

Step by step guide through Criterion 5 of the major project for new IGCSE Cambridge Resistant Materials syllabus (2018-2022). Broken down into individual tasks including: Cutting List, Production Plan, and Orthographic Drawings Each task, has a starter task, accompanying worksheet, previous high attaining examples and success criteria broken down into sub sections of 3 bands to aid pupil understanding. Can be used as a presentation for teachers or simply given to pupils as a guide book. Tailored to Cambridge syllabus, but will work well with all GCSE Resistant Material courses.
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Criterion 2 Guide - New IGCSE Cambridge Resistant Materials (2018-22) (Presentation and worksheets)

Criterion 2 Guide - New IGCSE Cambridge Resistant Materials (2018-22) (Presentation and worksheets)

Step by step guide through Criterion 2 of the major project for new IGCSE Cambridge Resistant Materials syllabus (2018-2022). Broken down into individual tasks including: Product Research, Product Analysis, Questionnaire Creation, Questionnaire Analysis, Size Location & Anthropometrics, and Specification. Each task, has a starter task, accompanying worksheet, previous high attaining examples and success criteria broken down into sub sections of 3 bands to aid pupil understanding. Can be used as a presentation for teachers or simply given to pupils as a guide book. Tailored to Cambridge syllabus, but will work well with all GCSE Resistant Material courses.
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Criterion 1 Guide -  New IGCSE Cambridge Resistant Materials (2018-22) (Presentation and worksheets)

Criterion 1 Guide - New IGCSE Cambridge Resistant Materials (2018-22) (Presentation and worksheets)

Step by step guide through Criterion 1 of the major project for new IGCSE Cambridge Resistant Materials syllabus (2018-2022). Broken down into individual tasks including: Page Layout, Context, Situation, Mindmap, User & Design Brief. Provides pupils with a comprehensive guide to achieving full marks in the strand. Each task, has a starter task, accompanying worksheet, previous high attaining examples and success criteria broken down into sub sections of 3 bands to aid pupil understanding. Can be used as a presentation for teachers or simply given to pupils as a guide book. Tailored to Cambridge syllabus, but will work well with all GCSE Resistant Material courses.
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Isometric Crating, Presentation & Annotation guide

Isometric Crating, Presentation & Annotation guide

Presentation about how to crate complex shapes or designs in an isometric view, building for basic to complex. Examples showing development of a design, presentation using black marker pens and annotation to fully explain and present idea
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Questionnaire Creation & Analysis

Questionnaire Creation & Analysis

Two lesson presentation including: How to identify key information needed for a user questionnaire Useful question types and layout Question types to avoid Presentation of data Common problems with analyzing data Ideal for older KS4 GCSE or older KS3 pupils to guide the research of their design projects and better meet the needs of target market and individual users.
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