An updated calendar of events for STEM Volunteers. Most events are practical and involve mentoring a small team of young people through an engineering challenge leading to a performed test or display of the engineering. Resources and activities explore maritime, construction and aviation. Projects delve into wellbeing...
A series which provides an education in visual understanding and discrimination.
Filography, the art of thread sculpture, is new art form using inexpensive and readily available materials with which you can create designs as individual and exciting as your imagination.
The aim of this book, as of succeeding volumes in this series, is to enable the learner to regain his learning faculties: ridding himself of pre - established concepts and standards, he will rediscover the delight in tools and materials, and the inventiveness to which they can lead.
This resources provides a homework choice board for students of design and technology. It suggests a number of homework challenges, differentiated into three areas: junior designer, senior designer or creative director. Homework tasks are varied and could be used to compliment exam revision.
This booklet is intended for young people of all ages; in fact anyone, doodlers to designers, who enjoy making patterns. You require nothing more than a pencil, although a few felt pens , a pair of compasses, a pair of scissors, a small mirror and a straight edge would be useful.
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.
Mini Map Makers is creating a Poster for STEM and STEAM for Cartography. How Cartography interacts with the elements! This is working progress and a draft copy will be out soon!
This book serves as an introduction to the key elements of good design. Broken into sections covering the fundamental elements of design, key works by acclaimed designers serve to illustrate technical points and encourage readers to try out new ideas. Themes covered include narrative, colour, illusion, ornament,...
Sketchbooks and journals are often a vital tool in the creative process. A space, a playground where ideas, imaginings and observations can be coaxed, teased and worried into existence. They are a site for gathering information, exploring possibilities, making connections, resolving problems through trial and error...