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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.
WJEC Vocational Award in Engineering Unit 2: Producing Engineering Products Student Workbook
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WJEC Vocational Award in Engineering Unit 2: Producing Engineering Products Student Workbook

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This work booklet allow pupils to evidence practical work for unit two of the WJEC Vocational Award in Engineering. This has been adapted from the exemplar material provided on the WJEC website. Unit Two requires pupils to produce an engineering product (such as a lamp) from drawings produced by the centre. If you have access to computers the template can be easily edited in Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Acrobat or Powerpoint. If you don’t have computers you can always edit and then print in A3. Centres should adapt this booklet to suit their own assignments.
WJEC Vocational Award in Engineering Unit 1: Engineering Design Student Workbook
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WJEC Vocational Award in Engineering Unit 1: Engineering Design Student Workbook

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This work booklet allow pupils to evidence design work for unit one of the WJEC Vocational Award in Engineering. This has been adapted from the exemplar material provided on the WJEC website. Unit One requires pupils to design an engineering product (such as a lamp) from a client brief set by the centre. If you have access to computers the template can be easily edited in Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Acrobat or Powerpoint. If you don’t have computers you can always edit and then print the printable versions of the workbook. Centres should adapt this booklet to suit their own assignments.
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!
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
KS4 WJEC Vocational Award in Engineering - Material Properties Kagan Quiz Quiz Trade Activity
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KS4 WJEC Vocational Award in Engineering - Material Properties Kagan Quiz Quiz Trade Activity

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An activity to introduce the definitions of the material properties required on the WJEC Vocational Award in Engineering specification: WJEC Vocational Award in Engineering Unit Three Solving Engineering Problems LO2 understand properties of engineering materials AC2.1 describe properties required of materials for engineering products Kagan structures are a novel way of improving engagement in the classroom, rules of the activity are included in the resource. Quiz Quiz Trade Rules: Each pupil receives one card. The card has a question and an answer on it. Teacher says ‘stand up, hand up, pair up’ With card in hand pupil stands up finds another pupil and the pair high five! They then put hands down so other pupils can find a pair. Partner A asks Partner B the question. If Partner B answers correct Partner A praises them If they answer incorrectly, Partner A teaches them the answer. Partner B then asks their question to Partner A. Once complete they thank each other, swap cards and then move on to find a new partner. Alternatively pupils could use the cards to ask themselves or other about a given product. If you would like a pre-printed and laminated version of this resource, visit my ebay shop! https://www.ebay.co.uk/usr/pxaengi_58
KS5 AQA Design Engineering Tech Level Unit Five Production & Manufacturing Assignment Briefs
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KS5 AQA Design Engineering Tech Level Unit Five Production & Manufacturing Assignment Briefs

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This set of learning objectives or assignment briefs breakdown the coursework element of unit five of the Design Engineering Tech Level from AQA. They have been adapted from the exemplar assignment briefs set by the exam board. There are seven learning objectives that focus on ensuring the required skills are in place to complete the coursework followed by eleven more that focus on the coursework element. These could be easily adapted to suit a centre specific assignment brief.
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.
SCAMPER Kagan Quiz Quiz Trade Activity - Creative Idea Generation Tool
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SCAMPER Kagan Quiz Quiz Trade Activity - Creative Idea Generation Tool

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This activity could be used to support creative idea generation tasks or a start helping pupils to learn about SCAMPER. All you need to do is cut out the front and back of the cards, stick them together and laminate! 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. Kagan structures are a novel way of improving engagement in the classroom, rules of the activity are included in the resource. Quiz Quiz Trade Rules: Each pupil receives one card. The card has a question and an answer on it. Teacher says ‘stand up, hand up, pair up’ With card in hand pupil stands up finds another pupil and the pair high five! They then put hands down so other pupils can find a pair. Partner A asks Partner B the question. If Partner B answers correct Partner A praises them If they answer incorrectly, Partner A teaches them the answer. Partner B then asks their question to Partner A. Once complete they thank each other, swap cards and then move on to find a new partner. Alternatively pupils could use the cards to ask themselves or other about a given product. If you would like a pre-printed and laminated version of this resource, visit my ebay shop! https://www.ebay.co.uk/usr/pxaengi_58
Six Rs of Sustainability Matching Starter - Sustainability Analysis Tool
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Six Rs of Sustainability Matching Starter - Sustainability Analysis Tool

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A simple starter which matches the 6Rs of sustainability terms to key definitions. 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
KS4 WJEC Vocational Award in Engineering Unit 3 - Materials Properties Matching Starter
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KS4 WJEC Vocational Award in Engineering Unit 3 - Materials Properties Matching Starter

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A simple starter activity which involves pupils matching each material property to the correct definition. The definitions included are from the following specification: WJEC Vocational Award in Engineering Unit Three Solving Engineering Problems LO2 understand properties of engineering materials AC2.1 describe properties required of materials for engineering products If you would like a pre-printed and laminated version of this resource, visit my ebay shop! https://www.ebay.co.uk/usr/pxaengi_58
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.
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.
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.
KS5 AQA Design & Mechatronic Engineering Tech Level Unit 1 Materials, Science & Technology Mocks (2)
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KS5 AQA Design & Mechatronic Engineering Tech Level Unit 1 Materials, Science & Technology Mocks (2)

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This is a set of two mock exams and mark schemes that are designed to test pupils knowledge after the teaching of Unit One. The mocks cover criteria from PO1 - PO5. 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!
Six Rs of Sustainability Laser Cut Puzzle - Sustainability Analysis Tool
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Six Rs of Sustainability Laser Cut Puzzle - Sustainability Analysis Tool

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this activity could be used to introduce the 6Rs of sustainability or used asa recap. It could also be useful for pupils using the 6Rs to analyse the sustainability of a product. This resource is suitable for a range of Design Technology & Engineering courses. 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
Six Rs of Sustainability Laser Cut Puzzle Wall Display - Sustainability Analysis Tool
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Six Rs of Sustainability Laser Cut Puzzle Wall Display - Sustainability Analysis Tool

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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. Once produced the wall chart could be used as a matching activity or useful display that pupils can interact with to support their coursework. The document is set up on the assumption that your laser cutter will etch red and cut black lines. the attached files can be easily edited to suit and the content can be copy and pasted to other software such as 2D design. 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
ACCESS FM Kagan Quiz Quiz Trade Activity
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ACCESS FM Kagan Quiz Quiz Trade Activity

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This activity could be used to support a product analysis tasks or a start helping pupils to learn about ACCESS FM. All you need to do is cut out the front and back of the cards, stick them together and laminate! Kagan structures are a novel way of improving engagement in the classroom, rules of the activity are included in the resource. Quiz Quiz Trade Rules: Each pupil receives one card. The card has a question and an answer on it. Teacher says ‘stand up, hand up, pair up’ With card in hand pupil stands up finds another pupil and the pair high five! They then put hands down so other pupils can find a pair. Partner A asks Partner B the question. If Partner B answers correct Partner A praises them If they answer incorrectly, Partner A teaches them the answer. Partner B then asks their question to Partner A. Once complete they thank each other, swap cards and then move on to find a new partner. Alternatively pupils could use the cards to ask themselves or other about a given product. If you would like a pre-printed and laminated version of this resource, visit my ebay shop! pxaengi_58