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Silver Award: Triathlon

These materials look at three possible projects that relate to the bicycle used by an athlete in a triathlon: * Communications project - students gather information and give advice about which bike is suitable for a range of users. * Practical project - students undertake practical experiments to investigate the...
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Gold Award: Triathlon

These materials look at three possible projects that relate to the sports equipment a triathlete may use:* Communications project - students act as members of a research team that develops prosthetic limbs and running shoes. Funding for this work is required. Students devise an approach to suitable potential donors.*...
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Silver Award: Future Travel

 These materials look at three possible projects that relate to sustainable transport:* Communications project - students gather information and produce a balanced view on the costs and benefits of using hydrogen as fuel for vehicles.* Practical project - students investigate the factors that affect the...
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Gold Award: Future Travel

These materials look at three possible projects that relate to space exploration:* Communications project - students gather information about space exploration before making a presentation on the problems to be overcome with past and possible future benefits of space travel* Practical project - students design, build...
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Bronze Award: Triathlon

 These materials look at three possible projects that relate to a wet suit used in open water swimming during a triathlon:* Communications project - students gather information about the materials wetsuits are made from and explain what features make them suitable for athletes.* Practical project - students...
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Bronze Award: Future Travel

 These materials look at three possible projects that relate to sustainable travel.* Communications project - students gather information and explain about ‘green’ transport policies, reducing and offsetting carbon footprints.* Practical project - students investigate how to compare carbon dioxide emissions from...
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Attitudes in design education

 The book brings together contributions from educationists who are personally involved in the task of making design studies an accepted and effective part of the secondary curriculum.
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1969

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Industrial design and the community

 In this book the words 'industrial design' are taken as applying to the activity of designing foods which will be mass produced and sold on the mass market. The aim is to make the words describe a characteristic set of conditions - related to society and methods of production - rather than to any...
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1967

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Using constructional materials

 In this book, Michael Laxton takes a fresh look at all aspects of craft teaching. Dealing specifically with materials that can be used, he stresses that education myst familiarise children with those materials that make up their daily environment, that materials must be seen as agents through ...
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1974

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Paper automata

 A collection of working paper models to cut out and make. As the mechanisms are operated, the hopping sheep hop energetically and the pecking hen pecks into its feeder. The motley man bows and acknowledges the applause he has earned and the flying fish flaps and undulates its wings. Each of the mechanisms uses a...
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1999

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