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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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DVD

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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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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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Key Stage Four Resource Tasks

A selection of Key Stage Four resource tasks developed by the Nuffield Foundation. These are short, practical focused, activities designed to teach the resources for capability in a way which should intrigue and amuse students. Tasks are available for Key Stage Four on electronic products, food technology,...
Publication date:
1990 - 1999

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Pumpkin Interactive

The film clips in this collection were produced by Pumpkin Interactive, whose aim is to provide specification-specific resources for product design, resistant materials, graphics and textiles courses, including innovative and exciting examples of the very latest industrial textile practices and processes from around...
Publication date:
2010 to date

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Secondary Design and Technology Teachers TV

Teachers TV was originally a television channel which aimed to provide professional development support for teachers, school leaders, support staff and governors. Many of the programmes were filmed inside real classrooms, with teachers sharing good practice and ideas for lessons. The videos in this collection are a...
Publication date:
2000 - 2009

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