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Mr B's Resources

I have over 5 years designing in industry before I started teaching. I make sure all of my resources are engaging with high quality images, all of the resources are tested with pupils in my own classroom before being uploaded. I hope you find them useful when teaching your own classes.

I have over 5 years designing in industry before I started teaching. I make sure all of my resources are engaging with high quality images, all of the resources are tested with pupils in my own classroom before being uploaded. I hope you find them useful when teaching your own classes.
Design Movements Bundle

Design Movements Bundle

Three resources designed to help pupils understand design movements and how they inspire and influence modern product design.
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Textiles Bundle

Textiles Bundle

Five resources for teaching textiles. I have included resources that focus on the equipment and theory that pupils will need to know up to GCSE level.
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Plastics Bundle

Plastics Bundle

I use these resources to teach the topic of plastics to my pupils up to GCSE level.
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Making pewter casting moulds.

Making pewter casting moulds.

I use this resource to help my pupils create pewter casting moulds that work well. The worksheet consists of explanations of how to make moulds along with examples that do and don't work.
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Vacuum Forming - Ordering Activity

Vacuum Forming - Ordering Activity

I use this resource to help pupils remember the stages when operating the vacuum former. It is especially useful as an activity for pupils to complete once they have had a turn operating the machine. Each stage of the process is illustrated and jumbled up for pupils to sort into the correct order. This pack contains A4 and A3 versions of the activity both with and without labels. I have also included a worksheet that demonstrates the correct order.
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Plastic Flashcards

Plastic Flashcards

I use this resource to teach plastics to my year 11 pupils. It features six flashcards on a variety of different polymers: HIPS Acrylic Polypropylene Urea Formaldehyde Melamine Formaldehyde GRP Plastic Each includes an illustration with examples, the category of plastic it belongs to along with a short description.
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Workshop Machinery Posters

Workshop Machinery Posters

A set of two A3 posters that show an illustration and the name of both the scroll/hegner saw and the pillar drill. I use this resource when helping my KS3 classes to identify the names of machinery in the room.
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Plastic Moulding Revision Sheets

Plastic Moulding Revision Sheets

Three research sheets to demonstrate each of the following thermoplastic moulding processes. Extrusion Injection Moulding Blow Moulding Each sheet contains a cross section of the machine along with an introduction and step by step guide to the process. Key parts are highlighted in the description to help pupils when labelling the diagram. These sheets are in word format and editable.
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Textiles - Drawstring Bag

Textiles - Drawstring Bag

This worksheet includes a full set of instructions for creating a drawstring bag. Each step includes an illustration and the correct measurements.
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Scales of Production

Scales of Production

This presentation looks at scales of production. Each is demonstrated with engaging graphics and explanatory notes. Slides include questions to improve pupil understanding. I use this resource with my GCSE product design groups, It is also useful to print off for revision. Topics covered include: One off Production Batch Production Mass Production Just in Time Quality Assurance Quality Control
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Macbeth - Character Analysis Worksheets

Macbeth - Character Analysis Worksheets

This resource is useful when teaching Macbeth to GCSE English Language students. Each of the characters is presented in a visually engaging way, I have included worksheets for all the main characters which pupils can use to identify their role in the play and qualities. All of the worksheets are created in Microsoft Word and are fully editable. Characters included: Macbeth Lady Macbeth Macduff Banquo The Witches
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Materials Revision Hexagons

Materials Revision Hexagons

I use this revision tool to help my GCSE students to recap their materials knowledge. It consists of tessellating hexagons which pupils can cut out and stick to the corresponding topic. Topics covered: Polymers Metals Timbers
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Macbeth Resources

Macbeth Resources

A range of visually engaging resources to help with the teaching of Macbeth.
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Material Properties Keywords

Material Properties Keywords

This resource helps to scaffold pupil answers to material properties questions at GCSE and A level. A range of different properties are covered with each including an image and prompt. This resource is also useful as a worksheet to take home for revision.
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Textiles Bundle

Textiles Bundle

Five resources for teaching textiles. I have included resources that focus on the equipment and theory that pupils will need to know up to GCSE level.
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Lithography Printing

Lithography Printing

This resource is helpful for explaining the process of lithography printing. It consists of a sheet and accompanying activity. The machine is presented as a cut away view which shows pupils all of the main parts along with a description that explains the way the machine works. An exam question style worksheet with progressive difficulty allows pupils to be tested on their knowledge. I use this resource when teaching the theory for AQA graphic products and product design. It is also useful as a resource for pupils to take home for revision.
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Vacuum Forming - Video

Vacuum Forming - Video

This PowerPoint presentation contains a looping video which shows a cross section of the vacuum forming machine. I use it to show pupils what is happening inside the machine while it is in use.
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Textiles - Label the Sewing Machine

Textiles - Label the Sewing Machine

I use this activity to help pupils learn the parts of the sewing machine and how they work. I have included two versions, one which covers the basics and is suitable for KS3 the other is more useful at GCSE level when pupils cover more advanced functions. Each worksheet includes a large image of a Bernina style machine commonly used in schools along with the parts of the machine jumbled up.
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Plastics Bundle

Plastics Bundle

I use these resources to teach the topic of plastics to my pupils up to GCSE level.
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Design Movements Bundle

Design Movements Bundle

Three resources designed to help pupils understand design movements and how they inspire and influence modern product design.
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Annotating Design Ideas

Annotating Design Ideas

I use this worksheet to help pupils at all levels to annotate design ideas. It covers the following important points when explaining a design: Aesthetic Client Ergonomics Sustainability Manufacture Each is posed as a question with three blooms inspired sentence starters to build a progressively more detailed annotation. This resource also visually fits with my resources on generating design criteria.
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Woodwork Skills - Marking Out

Woodwork Skills - Marking Out

This resource is a set of two instruction sheets which show pupils how to mark out the bottom hull part of a simple boat toy. Instructions are provided both as text and diagrams. I use this resource as a test of pupils measuring skills and to assess accuracy, pupils can then customise the toy by creating their own design for the top decks of the boat.
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Design Movements - Chair Comparisons

Design Movements - Chair Comparisons

A set of five A3 posters. Each features a unique illustration of a different design for a chair along with a suitable background in the style of the following design movements: Art Deco Arts and Crafts Bauhaus De Stilj Memphis This resource is useful for helping pupils understand differences and similarities when comparing different design movements as well as creating an engaging classroom environment.
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