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Gold award: compare the properties of different fabrics

In this project, students compare the properties of a range of fabrics made from different fibres. The fabrics could be woven or knitted and they could be made from natural fibres such as cotton and wool or synthetic fibres such as nylon. Students should investigate physical properties, such as strength, ...
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2010 to date

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Energy Trilemma Activities

There is a delicate balance between the three main areas of our energy future; security, accessibility and sustainability. This is known as the energy trilemma. How we manage these areas is a tricky task.The following activities introduce pupils to the idea of the energy trilemma in a creative way, allowing them to...
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09 February 2017

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Key Stage Four Textiles Capability Tasks

A set of Key Stage Four Nuffield Foundation capability tasks focusing on the design, making and evaluation of textile products. 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...
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1990 - 1999

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Key Stage 4 Textiles Chooser Charts

A set of Key Stage Four Nuffield Foundation chooser charts focusing on textiles. Chooser charts help students make decisions about approaches to take for strategy and communication. The chooser charts are particularly useful when students are tackling open-ended projects, such as capability tasks.
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1990 - 1999

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Key Stage Four Textiles Resource Tasks

A set of Key Stage Four Nuffield Foundation resource tasks focusing on textiles. Resource tasks are short, practical focused, activities designed to teach the resources for capability in a way which should intrigue and amuse students.
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1990 - 1999

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Textiles: Design Guides

A set of design guides for Key Stage Four focusing on textiles providing a straightforward way for students to become familiar with the sorts of questions they should ask when designing for a particular focus area. The design guides can act as a stimulus for students who are having difficulty in deciding on their...
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1990 - 1999

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Textiles

A Nuffield Design Hexagon task focusing on a range of textile products.The resource aims to extend understanding of how to evaluate a design by thinking how it affects people and whether it performs as expected.This resource contains a number of activities for each side of the design hexagon (student pages and...
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1990 - 1999

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Brompton Cycle Routes: Extended Design and Technology Projects for 11-19

The Brompton Cycle Route projects offer students experience of the design process from initial brief through market and product research, generating design ideas, modelling/trialling, production planning and evaluation. The activities are presented in the context of the Brompton Bicycle Company and offer opportunities...
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2010 to date

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Brompton Bicycle: Textiles Cycle Route

In this set of six lessons, students are briefed to design, make and evaluate a product suitable for use with a Brompton bicycle. The activities are presented in the context of a real company and include challenges that reflect the textiles technology strand of the design and technology curriculum. [b]Lesson 1:[/b...
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2010 to date

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