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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...
This resource provides mini challenges based on the designing process. With textiles as the core theme, students are set mini challenges that ask them to create design briefs, understand client needs, generate ideas, communicate their ideas and evaluate their ideas.
This Crystal exhibition resource from Siemens highlights the high levels of inefficiencies in most buildings and offers solutions such as smart buildings, reducing resources and making buildings more efficient. Super Cool Uniform is a design project where students need to research optimum working temperatures in...
A set of Key Stage Four Nuffield Foundation capability tasks focusing on the design, making and evaluation of textile products.
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...
A set of Key Stage Four Nuffield Foundation chooser charts focusing on textiles.
Chooser charts help students make decisions about approaches to take for strategy
and communication. The chooser charts are particularly useful when students are tackling open-ended projects, such as capability tasks.
A set of Key Stage Four Nuffield Foundation resource tasks focusing on textiles.
Resource tasks are short, practical focused, activities designed to teach the resources for capability in a way which should intrigue and amuse students.