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Introduction to Biomimicry
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Introduction to Biomimicry

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Learning Objectives: To investigate ‘Biomimicry’ in relation to the design of products. To analyse how the shape and design of nature is implemented into the design of products. To create a design of a furniture (table or chair) based on ‘Biomimicry’.
Health and Safety in the Workshop
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Health and Safety in the Workshop

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Learning Objectives: 1) To be able to apply health and safety rules. 2) To be able to implement safe working practices. 3) To be able to analyse workshop hazards and precautions.
How do designers gather inspiration? Biomimicry
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How do designers gather inspiration? Biomimicry

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1) To investigate ‘Biomimicry’ in relation to designers gathering inspiration. 2) To analyse how the shape and design of nature is implemented into the design of products. 3)To create a design of a furniture (table or chair) based on ‘Biomimicry’.
Materials Selection Lessons
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Materials Selection Lessons

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Presentation 1 - To demonstrate an understanding of the factors influencing the choice of material in a design Presentation 2 - To evaluate the properties of materials and how it influences material selection
Composites, Smart and Modern Materials
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Composites, Smart and Modern Materials

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Students to investigate the characteristics and uses of different types of composite materials. Students to identify a number of smart materials, and evaluate their reactive capability and uses. Students to investigate nanotechnology, nano-materials, their properties and their uses.
Product Marketing – The Power of Branding
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Product Marketing – The Power of Branding

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Full lesson resource includes full PowerPoint presentation. 1) Students to analyse the power of branding and it’s effect on different consumer groups. 2) Students to evaluate how products are marketed using a variety of techniques, including leaflets, flyers, point of sale, packaging and digital media.
Years 7, 8, and 9 Project Booklets
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Years 7, 8, and 9 Project Booklets

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1) Year 7 Project Booklet - Earphones Tidy 2) Year 8 Project Booklet - Phone Cradle Stand with built in Bedside Lamp 3) Year 9 Project Booklet - Pewter Caster Jewellery
Year 7 and 8 - Moral, social and cultural issues in Design Technology
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Year 7 and 8 - Moral, social and cultural issues in Design Technology

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Students to evaluate how built-in obsolescence in new products has led for a ‘throwaway’ culture. Students to investigate offshore manufacture of mass-produced products in developing countries by multinational companies. Students to investigate how tolerance of different cultures to avoid offence influences the designing and manufacturing of products. Resources include full detailed lesson, with videos and engaging activities.
Year 7 Project Booklet - Earphones Tidy
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Year 7 Project Booklet - Earphones Tidy

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Earphones Tidy Project. Full Project Booklet containing 28 pages to guide students through the design and make stages of the project. In Microsoft Publisher format. Includes 2 page Assessment Criteria.
The Impact of Modern Technologies
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The Impact of Modern Technologies

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Detailed Lesson Resource on the Impact of Modern Technologies in Society. Innovative use of group activities to create engagement and progress in learning the topic. Aims and Objectives: To evaluate the impact of modern technologies. To compare the advantages and disadvantages that the use of modern technology has brought to society. To analyse how modern technologies has impacted environmental issues and sustainability. To create an A3 poster in groups and deliver a short presentation in front of other groups.
PSE: Resilience - 3 Lesson Bundle
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PSE: Resilience - 3 Lesson Bundle

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Objectives: Lesson 1: Can I consider what the qualities of a 'resilient' person are? Lesson 2: Can I consider the importance of adopting a 'growth mindset'? Lesson 3: I can look at problems objectively and plan solutions?
Product Analysis
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Product Analysis

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Learning objective: 1) Students to investigate what product analysis is. 2) Student to evaluate how product analysis is used to improve new products.
Adhesives, Heat Treatment & Finishing Techniques (Industrial and Commercial Processes)
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Adhesives, Heat Treatment & Finishing Techniques (Industrial and Commercial Processes)

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3 Lessons: Students to analyse how to use various adhesives and the preparations involved. Students to distinguish the advantages and disadvantages of adhesives. Students to analyse how to use various heat treatments to alter the properties of metals and the preparations involved. Students to distinguish the advantages and disadvantages of heat treatment. Students to analyse how to use various finishes to improve the performance, quality and appearance of manufactured products. Students to distinguish the advantages and disadvantages of finishing techniques.