A selection of technology and engineering projects for primary and secondary students.
Illustrates in dynamic form ten basic mechanisms which are used in making pop-up books. Each of the ten basic mechanisms is illustrated by a working model which can be cut out and made. When finished it can be glued back into the book with a special tab to make a 3D dictionary.
This book offers some simple ways of drawing curves and studying their properties. It also looks at what happens when changes are made to the construction rules.
This series is intended to cover historical perspectives, current practice and research and development in Technological Education in the primary, secondary, tertiary and continuing education areas.
This Beginner's Guide provides an easily readable introduction to the many aspects of technical illustration - including orthographic projection, 3-dimensional objects, perspective, and freehand drawing and sketching.
This book can help students acquire a background and perspective on the technologies within which they eventually will live and work. This basis of knowledge could help shape the directions of future educational and career choices made by students. (1985)
In a little over a decade, Craft, Design and Technology has become one of the most expansive and expensive subjects in the secondary curriculum. This hard-hitting, sometimes irreverent critique - a challenging polemic for CDT values - examines, within an historical context, the pressures for change and assesses the...
For the enthusiastic hobbyist Puzzles with Paper and Cardboard present a varied and stimulating selection of puzzles, games and gifts to make. From Stars and a Silhouettoscope to Magic Paperclips and the Mobius Strip, Pyramids and Pentiminoes: hours of absorbing puzzles that will challenge even the most adept.
This second, metric, edition of a standard textbook has been condensed and revised in the light of classroom experience. The text has been extensively re-written, and includes many new illustrations. This book covers all aspects of metalwork from basic facts about iron, steel and non-ferrous metals to...
This book is an absorbing, detailed and fast-moving account of the emergence of the microchip. It includes a brief run-down of the development of electronics over the past generations. The book resolves many misunderstandings about the effect chips will have on jobs, entertainment and domestic and environmental...