Here is a suite of downloadable resources to inspire pupils or support teachers using the concepts and technology behind the innovative Gravity Jet Suit.
This is a classroom presentation / posters that remind pupils that great British designs are all around them!
This Product Design project is based on the work of London designer, Paul Cocksedge. Pupils manufacture a stretched Vinyl record, a stand, brand logo and a carry case. The project has been developed further using electronics using the stretched record as a cone surrounding a bluetooth speaker and using LED lighting...
This resource provides an introduction to using the Crumble microcontroller with a variety of components. It begins by testing connection through programming the onboard motor LED's. Student activity includes coding sparkles, motors, servo motors, light dependent resistors, potentiometers, distance sensors.
This presentation introduces the Makey Makey. It starts with basic connection to the device and demonstrating a simple circuit. Activities include controlling your keyboard to type, use the mouse and controlling Scratch using simple code.
This resource describes 5 mini projects using the Makey Makey.Create a joystick / games controllerCreate arrows to control a character in ScratchControlling the mouseMaking the onboard LED's flashControlling a motor using the 5V output
These resources introduce the topic of PCB manufacture Engineering and Design & Technology. They contains an overview of the different stages of PCB manufacture and a brief explanation of surface mount technology. The question sheet can be used alongside the presentation.
This set of resources introduces the topic of lean manufacturing in Design & Technology and Engineering. The presentation covers Kaizen, Poke Yoke and Just in Time. 2 question sheets have also been created to test student understanding.