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Here is a suite of downloadable resources to inspire pupils or support teachers using the concepts and technology behind the innovative Gravity Jet Suit.
This is a classroom presentation / posters that remind pupils that great British designs are all around them!
These resources introduce the topic of PCB manufacture Engineering and Design & Technology. They contains an overview of the different stages of PCB manufacture and a brief explanation of surface mount technology. The question sheet can be used alongside the presentation.
This set of resources introduces the topic of lean manufacturing in Design & Technology and Engineering. The presentation covers Kaizen, Poke Yoke and Just in Time. 2 question sheets have also been created to test student understanding.
This presentation can be used to introduce new and disruptive technologies to engineering students. It was based on BTEC Engineering but would also be relevant to GCSE Design and Technology / engineering. It contains an overview of hydrogen fuel cells, optic fibres, blended wing bodies, surface nanotechnology,...
This is a presentation that I use to introduce the topic of sustainability for design and technology. It contains an overview of 5 R', some industry examples and a number of short activities for the students to try.
This resource introduces the topic of robots in engineering. It contains an overview of different types of robots and sets up a debate amongst teams about the advantages and disadvantages of robots in industry
This collection of lesson resources supports students to design and build using VEX IQ kits, whilst learning about VEX IQ parts, programming the controller and key engineering terminology (such as chain drive, friction, gear ratio, motors). The challenges and learning are based on a US STEM curriculum map,...
This resources provides instructions for a simple demonstration of how additive layer manufacturing (3D printing) works. It uses funky foam, scissors and pritt stick glue. However, could also use acrylic, cardboard or wood and cut the model sections using a...
2 different versions of editable schemes of work, supporting the quick planning of lessons.