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Space Suit Science

This teaching resource is presented in four stages:Stage One - Finding out about the problem. In stage one pupils find out more about spacesuits, how they work and why people need them to survive. They also find out more about the challenge to test a series of materials to assess their suitability to be used as part...
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2010 to date

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Nuffield Home Economics: fibres and fabrics

Fibres and Fabrics was one of the four topics that featured as a separate area of study in the Nuffield Home Economics course for students aged 14–16. The aim was to allow students to learn textile science in a way that would be useful to them in everyday life.The emphasis in the course was on learning about the...
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1980 - 1989

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Textiles template - female

This resource from Boxford presents a laser cut template for use when producing textiles graphics. This template is for drawing females. The stencil can be produced using a laser cutter from the CAD file provided. Students are then able to use the template to speed up and enhance their textile based graphics work. A...
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2010 to date

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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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Textiles Template - Male

This resource from Boxford presents a laser cut template for use when producing textiles graphics. This template is for drawing males. The stencil can be produced using a laser cutter from the CAD file provided. Students are then able to use the template to speed up and enhance their textile based graphics work. A...
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2010 to date

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Laser Jeans

This resource from Boxford describes a project that involves using a laser cutter to etch designs on to denim jeans. It includes exemplar CAD files with a variety of different designs and pictures of jeans with etched designs. The practical considerations of laser etching on denim are described, such as the speed...
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2010 to date

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Smart Materials

This resource includes examples of real technologies which can be used as inspiration to children from age 7 to 16. Following on from the challenges that Tim Peake and his clothing will face in space, these case studies include background information for teachers, supporting Powerpoint slides, and example activities....
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2010 to date

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JambleSoW

Editable and exemplar SoW template for quick planning, for teachers out of their sunject areas and for pupils to see the bigger picture of the project.
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30 July 2015

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