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This resource provides several textiles projects which use high tech materials and electronics.
Cool Britannia: How to make an insulated lunch box to keep food hot or cold.
Wash time fun...
Stephanie Kwolek invented the tough polymer Kevlar, used in protective clothing and developed a method for demonstrating the production of nylon in the classroom which is still used today.
The article is from Catalyst: Secondary Science Review 2014, Volume 25, Issue 1.
There is a delicate balance between the three main areas of our energy future; security, accessibility and sustainability. This is known as the energy trilemma. How we manage these areas is a tricky task....
This project aimed to challenge the stereotyped image often held by boys of textiles and to enthuse boys about the nature of the modern textiles industry. Included here are articles describing the activities undertaken and the successes of the project, as well as the views of students who took part.
This edition of the Computing at School newsletter contains articles covering:
*Increasing the number of girls studying computing
*Inclusion in computing
*Network of Excellence and CAS Hubs
*Learning about programming through knitting
*Programming with GameMaker