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Wind Tunnel Testing

In this activity, students explore the requirements of aerodynamic design through testing simple shapes in a wind tunnel and explain the link between the test results from a wind tunnel and air resistance. The activity focuses on students acquiring an understanding of aerodynamics through testing, experimenting and...
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Frankie the flamingo: KS1

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Maths worksheets for electronics

This maths resource accompanies a boom box project, calculating resistance, capacitance and amplification. It contains 4 worksheets that would make a classroom activity, homework challenge or extension task.This resource has been provided by Helen Dunn.
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Using maths to support designing

These activities support students to use maths skills when designing new products. The first activity uses a tangram to help students create new product shapes, the second uses the SCAMPER strategy to help students alter the shape of their design idea using reflection, tessalation, scale and proportion.This resource...
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Using graphs in design and technology

These resources challenge students to become more familiar with graphical data in a design and technology context:Venn diagrams: students are asked to complete the Venn diagram as a product analysis exercise for headphone wraps.Pie chart: students are asked to create a pie chart from product testing data and complete...
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Measuring, scale and ratio

This collection of worksheets support the teaching of measuring, scaling drawings and using ratios. Measuring: an activity that looks at the types of equipment used for measuring, converting units. Scale and ratio: exam style questions that look at ratio in scale drawing, the cost of different designed products,...
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Measuring and scale in food preparation

These worksheets challenge students to accurately measure weight and liquid in a food preparation environment. They look at the importance of accuracy when preparing food, conversion between different forms of measurement and scaling up portion sizes for different meals. This resource has been provided by Helen...
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Finding shapes in the Design Museum

This worksheet challenges students to find different shapes in images of the Design Museum in London. Students are asked to find and name shapes, draw and measure angles, calculate area and calculate volume. The first part of the resource provides images for students to work from. The second part provides volume and...
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Drawing in 3D

A collection of worksheets that promote maths activities when drawing in 3D. Activities focus on isometric and orthographic drawing, adding dimensions and drawing objects to scale.This resource has been provided by Helen Dunn.
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Design and technology: consumer profile cards

This resource provides students with a range of consumer or user profiles that can be used for research and creating project briefs. There are 12 profiles with a range of characteristics, for example: age or gender.
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