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ACCESS FM Product Analysis Tool Pyramid
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ACCESS FM Product Analysis Tool Pyramid

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This useful product analysis tool can be used for a variety of technology based subjects including Design Technology & Engineering. Is is useful at all Key Stages. These nets can assembled by pupils or before hand by teachers and used as a reminder of the ACCESS FM Product Analysis tool. This can be useful when writing specifications of analysing existing products. A colourful 3D display that can be placed on a desk or work bench, to remind pupils of ACCESS FM. This pack also includes larger templates which can be glued together to make an even bigger display. There are two file types available and can be easily edited to ensure that it is suitable for your subject/specification.
ACCESS FM Laser Cut Puzzle - Product Analysis/ Design Specification Tool
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ACCESS FM Laser Cut Puzzle - Product Analysis/ Design Specification Tool

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This activity could be used to support the learning and use of ACCESS FM in a variety of DT/engineering courses. It could be used as a starter or product evaluation/ product specification tool, pupils have to match up the ACCESS FM letters with questions that could be used to explain each point. Document is available in Illustrator and pdf formats and has been set to 600x400mm a common laser ply/mdf/acrylic size This can be easily modified or copy and pasted to alternative software such as 2D design. The document is preset assuming that the laser will etch red and cut black lines but again this can be easily changed to suit your laser cutter. If you would like to purchase a pre-laser cut version of this please visit my ebay shop: https://www.ebay.co.uk/usr/pxaengi_58
Engineering Sector Matching Starter Activity
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Engineering Sector Matching Starter Activity

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Pupils have to match the different picture cards representing engineering sectors to the corresponding name card. This resource was originally designed for the old KS4 BTEC Engineering Award Unit One exam, but has been improved to include a large range of different sectors. This could be used to promote different roles in engineering. Due to the huge files sizes this resource could not be uploaded directly to the TES website, however the word doc contains links to google drive, where the files can be downloaded.
Edward De Bono's Six Thinking Hats Revision Clock - Product Analysis Tool
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Edward De Bono's Six Thinking Hats Revision Clock - Product Analysis Tool

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A revision clock is a innovative method of getting pupils to split their time up in a lesson or at home when revising and to break larger topics down into manageable chunks. Pupils have a limited time to write down facts about a given topic. In this case the hour is split into the six thinking hats. Pupils would start at the first hat and would have 10 minutes to fill that section before moving on. This resource can be used to revise the six thinking hats or can be used to perform a quick yet effective product analysis. Use this tool to help ensure you have a quick paced lesson. The Thinking Hats are a useful product analysis tool can be used for a variety of technology based subjects including Design Technology & Engineering. Is is useful at all Key Stages. There are two file types available and can be easily edited to ensure that it is suitable for your subject/specification. More digital & printed resources available at pxaengineering.shop
KS5 AQA Design & Mechatronic Engineering Tech Level Unit 1 Materials, Science & Technology Mocks (6)
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KS5 AQA Design & Mechatronic Engineering Tech Level Unit 1 Materials, Science & Technology Mocks (6)

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This is a set of six mock exams and mark schemes that are designed to test pupils knowledge after the teaching of each Performance Outcome for Unit One. For example Mock 1 covers only PO1 but Mock 5 Covers PO1-PO5. Mock 6 also covers all five POs. The mocks have been built on past papers and mark allocations from AQA. The majority of the questions are different to the past papers available form AQA. They could be used as end of topic assessments, end of term assessment or as a resource for exam style questions. They have been designed to look professional and as similar to the real exam as possible to get pupils used to seeing the exam. The documents were created on Word for Mac so the format may need tweaking if opened on a PC, however the PDF files are also available. These mocks & mark schemes will save you hours of planning!
Thermoplastics PowerPoint & Worksheet
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Thermoplastics PowerPoint & Worksheet

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Originally designed to introduce Thermoplastics as part of the old BTEC Engineering Unit Five: Engineering Materials, this resource could be used on a variety of engineering courses. The PPT and worksheet can be easily adapted to include other thermoplastics that are relevant for your specification.
SCAMPER Laser Cut Puzzle - Creative Idea Generation Tool
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SCAMPER Laser Cut Puzzle - Creative Idea Generation Tool

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This activity could be used to support the learning and use of SCAMPER in a variety of DT/engineering courses. SCAMPER is technique that can be used to help stem creative idea generation and could also be used as a product analysis tool. This could be easily adapted for use with any DT/Engineering KS4/KS5 course. Once produced the wall chart could be used as a matching activity or useful display that pupils can interact with to support their coursework. Document is available in Illustrator and pdf formats and has been set to 600x400mm a common laser ply/mdf/acrylic size This can be easily modified or copy and pasted to alternative software such as 2D design. The document is preset assuming that the laser will etch red and cut black lines but again this can be easily changed to suit your laser cutter. If you would like to purchase a ready made version of this wall chart please visit my ebay shop: https://www.ebay.co.uk/usr/pxaengi_58
SCAMPER Matching Starter - Creative Idea Generation Tool
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SCAMPER Matching Starter - Creative Idea Generation Tool

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A simple starter which matches the seven SCAMPER terms to key questions. SCAMPER is technique that can be used to help stem creative idea generation and could also be used as a product analysis tool. This could be easily adapted for use with any DT/Engineering KS4/KS5 course. If you would like to purchase a ready made version of this activity please visit my ebay shop! https://www.ebay.co.uk/usr/pxaengi_58
Six Rs of Sustainability Revision Clock - Sustainability Analysis Tool
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Six Rs of Sustainability Revision Clock - Sustainability Analysis Tool

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A revision clock is a innovative method of getting pupils to split their time up in a lesson or at home when revising and to break larger topics down into manageable chunks. Pupils have a limited time to write down facts about a given topic. In this case the hour is split into the six Rs of sustainability. Pupils would start at Recycle and would have 10 minutes to fill that section before moving on. This resource can be used to revise the six Rs or can be used to perform a quick yet effective product analysis. Use this tool to help ensure you have a quick paced lesson. The 6Rs is a useful tool that can quickly analyse a products sustainability and help pupils to begin to think how to lessen the environmental impact of their designs and products. This could be easily adapted for use with any DT/Engineering KS4/KS5 course. There are two file types available and can be easily edited to ensure that it is suitable for your subject/specification.
PEE in Engineering - Clue card for producing a PEE Paragraph - Extended Writing Tool
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PEE in Engineering - Clue card for producing a PEE Paragraph - Extended Writing Tool

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With literacy and extended written the focus across the wider curriculum, this simple activity card will help pupils to produce a well written paragraph in a typically practical based subject where pupils may not expect to be producing written work. A PEE paragraph (Point, Evidence, Explain) is a technique used by English departments to help pupils produce a well written paragraph. A PEE paragraph a simple technique which could be useful to support lower abilities or younger years. Other techniques such as PEEL, PEAS & PETER may help support older pupils. This download includes Adobe Illustrator and PDF files which are ready to print and use or they can be easily edited. Printed & laminated versions are available from my Ebay shop!
ACCESS FM Laser Cut Puzzle Wall Display - Product Analysis & Design Specification Tool
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ACCESS FM Laser Cut Puzzle Wall Display - Product Analysis & Design Specification Tool

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This wall display could be used as an activity to support the learning and use of ACCESS FM in a variety of DT/engineering courses. Once put together by pupils it could be displayed on the wall to help remind pupils about ACCESS FM. Pupils could also remove the piece they require and then reutrn it when finished. It could be used as a start or product evaluation/ product specification tool, pupils have to match up the ACCESS FM letters with questions that could be used to explain each point. Document is available in Illustrator and pdf formats and has been set to 600x400mm a common laser ply/mdf/acrylic size This can be easily modified or copy and pasted to alternative software such as 2D design. The document is preset assuming that the laser will etch red and cut black lines but again this can be easily changed to suit your laser cutter. If you would like to purchase a pre-laser cut version of this please visit my ebay shop: https://www.ebay.co.uk/usr/pxaengi_58
ACCESSFM Revision Clock - Product Analysis Tool
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ACCESSFM Revision Clock - Product Analysis Tool

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A revision clock is a innovative method of getting pupils to split their time up in a lesson or at home when revising and to break larger topics down into manageable chunks. Pupils have a limited time to write down facts about a given topic. In this case the hour is split into the eight sections of ACCESS FM. Pupils would start at Aesthetics and would have 7.5 minutes to fill that section before moving on. This resource can be used to revise ACCESS FM or can be used to perform a quick yet effective product analysis. Use this tool to help ensure you have a quick paced lesson. ACCESS FM is useful product analysis tool can be used for a variety of technology based subjects including Design Technology & Engineering. Is is useful at all Key Stages. There are two file types available and can be easily edited to ensure that it is suitable for your subject/specification.
PEEL in Engineering - Single Flash Cards for producing a PEEL Paragraph - Extended Writing Tool
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PEEL in Engineering - Single Flash Cards for producing a PEEL Paragraph - Extended Writing Tool

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With literacy and extended written the focus across the wider curriculum, this simple activity card will help pupils to produce a well written paragraph in a typically practical based subject where pupils may not expect to be producing written work. A PEEL paragraph (Point, Evidence, Explain, Link) is a technique used by English departments to help pupils produce a well written paragraph. A PEEL paragraph a simple technique which could be useful to support lower abilities or younger years. Other techniques such as PEAS & PETER may help support older pupils. This download includes Adobe Illustrator and PDF files which are ready to print and use or they can be easily edited. Printed & laminated versions are available from my Ebay shop!
ACCESSFM Mind Map - Product Analysis Tool
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ACCESSFM Mind Map - Product Analysis Tool

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A mind map is a creative way of visually organising information. Originally created by Tony Buzan this is a widely used method that users to explore a single topic or idea. Check out https://imindmap.com/how-to-mind-map/ to see how to mind map correctly. This mind map provides a starting point for pupils to explore ACCESSFM. It could also be used to perform a product analysis on an existing product, by adding information to each key branch. There are five key steps to creating a successful mind map: Start with a central image (you can replace the text on this document) Add branches to your map (these should be curved and start thick and end thin) Add key words (one key word per branch) Colour code branches (Easy to organise and visually appealing) Include images (1 picture is worth a thousand words) Two file types are included that can be easily edited to suit your lesson.
Edward de Bono’s 6 Thinking Hats Pyramid
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Edward de Bono’s 6 Thinking Hats Pyramid

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This useful thinking hats pyramid can be used for a variety of technology based subjects including Design Technology & Engineering. Is is useful at all Key Stages. These nets can assembled by pupils or before hand by teachers and used as a reminder of the six thinking hats This can be useful when analysing existing products and design ideas. A colourful 3D display that can be placed on a desk or work bench, to remind pupils of six thinking hats and how they can be used as part of the design process. This pack also includes larger templates which can be glued together to make an even bigger display. There are two file types available and can be easily edited to ensure that it is suitable for your subject/specification.
ACCESS FM Matching Starter - Product Analysis & Design Specification Tool
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ACCESS FM Matching Starter - Product Analysis & Design Specification Tool

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A simple starter which matches the eight ACCESS FM terms to key questions. The starter could also be used as a product analysis tool and can be used to develop a Product Design specification. This resource is suitable for a range of Design Technology & Engineering courses. Files included are in Adobe illustrator and PDF formats so can be easily adpated and edited. if you would like preprinted and laminated copies of this resource visit my ebay shop! https://www.ebay.co.uk/usr/pxaengi_58
KS5 AQA Design Engineering Tech Level Unit Six Design Visualisation Assignment Briefs
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KS5 AQA Design Engineering Tech Level Unit Six Design Visualisation Assignment Briefs

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This set of learning objectives or assignment briefs breakdown the coursework element of unit six of the Design Engineering Tech Level from AQA. They have been adapted from the exemplar assignment briefs set by the exam board. There are six learning objectives that focus on ensuring the required skills are in place to complete the coursework followed by ten more that focus on the coursework element. These could be easily adapted to suit a centre specific assignment brief.