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Textiles: environmental impacts

Filmed in Bangladesh and in the UK, this resource assesses the environmental impacts of the textile industry both here and abroad. It looks at how companies in the UK are working to meet government targets to reduce their environmental impact by using state of the art water recycling plants and by making better use of...
Publication date:
2011

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Textiles: dyeing and printing

This resource provides clear explanations and footage of: dye recipes being developed and tested in the laboratory; industrial printing methods including flat-bed, carousel and roller screen-print, as well as transfer printing and flocking. The final section looks at how factories manage the environmental impact of...
Publication date:
2005

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Testing textiles

This resource looks at the different tests fabrics and products have to undergo before they hit the shelves. Using examples from high street retailer, New Look and outdoor specialists, Millets and Blacks, it shows industrial textiles testing laboratories and includes footage and clear explanations of tests for...
Publication date:
2005

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DVD

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Recycled and sustainable textiles

This resource shows how textile designers are meeting the challenge from government and consumers to meet the 6Rs. Case studies include: shoes made from old tyres and seatbelts; bags made from recycled airline seats and high fashion tailoring created from second hand shop finds. The DVD also shows jute sacks being...
Publication date:
2009

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Patchwork quilt designs

The secrets of geometric and op art are not twentieth-century discoveries. Centuries ago, creators of patchwork quilts knew how to tease and dazzle the eye with lines that interweave and shapes that emerge and recede as you gaze. This book is both an exciting design-discovery colouring book and a limitless source of...
Publication date:
1984

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Book

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Ethical textiles

Filmed in Bangladesh, one of the world's largest textile manufacturers, this resource explores the social cost of our cheap textiles. With footage filmed inside a number of Bangladeshi textile factories, it explores the issues of sweatshop labour, poor working conditions, a fair wage and the right to unionise and asks...
Publication date:
2011

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DVD

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Coloured Things, Stages One and Two

This Science 5/13 unit for teachers Coloured things stages one and two provides suggestions for children's activities some of which relate directly to colour itself whilst others use an interest in coloured things as a springboard to other areas of investigation. Each chapter has an environmental theme rich in...
Publication date:
1970 - 1979

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Big Bang Collection

Launched in 2009, The Big Bang: UK Young Scientists & Engineers Fair is the UK’s biggest single science and engineering experience for young people. The Big Bang LessonIn 2010 Professor Brian Cox, physicist and presenter of television series such as The ‘Wonders of the Solar System’, visited Springfield...
Publication date:
2010 to date

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Key Stage Four Capability Tasks

A range of Nuffield Foundation resources for students to develop and reveal their capability, longer more open tasks requiring designing, making and evaluating are necessary. Sometimes these activities are referred to as projects, or design and making assignments. In Nuffield Design and Technology these are called...
Publication date:
1990 - 1999

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Key Stage Four Chooser Charts

A selection of chooser charts developed by the Nuffield Foundation, focusing on designing at Key Stage Four to help students make decisions about approaches to take for strategy and communication. Tasks are available for Key Stage Four in electronic products, food technology, graphics products, product design and...
Publication date:
1990 - 1999

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