A great first lesson or a great reminder of H+S in Design and Technology - Covers health and safety in the workshop in a fun and engaging way. Powerpoint presentation accompanied by printout worksheet - can be added to the beginning of project booklets.
Crossword that is aimed for KS3 students in Design and Technology. Mainly consists of tools and materials. Clues are precise and easy to understand. This activity can be used as a starter or plenary exercise to reinforce knowledge given in practical lessons. Can be projected on the board and completed collectively or printed out and used in lesson. Can also be used as part of a cover lesson.
A slideshow and worksheet that cover the making of an MDF spinning top. A great first mini project for KS3 students. Covers technical drawing of a Hexagon, using a Tenon saw, bench hook, pillar drill, mallet and more. Tried and tested, students love having a spin off tournament afterwards - opportunity to talk about friction, energy and rotational movement.
Worksheet that allows students to design their own school uniform - includes a different worksheet for jumper uniforms and blazer uniforms. Students can design school colours, school tie and school crest/badge. Great for cover
This resource has been designed to introduce real world problems and how designers can create solutions to eliminate them. The lesson teaches exploration techniques and provides grids that the students can use. This slide can be used for students from year 7 all the way through to GCSE. The slide show and worksheets can be edited to fit any context, the lesson can be teacher led but also students can work through this on their own. The lesson concludes with students writing a design brief. Insight is given into how to write a design brief.
Students can work through the worksheet to design their own school uniform. Blazer type and jumper type uniforms are included in seperate worksheets. Students can design colours scheme, tie and school logo/crest. Tried and tested.