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Teamwork - Solving Problems and Improving Quality

The Science with Technology Teamwork unit, from the Association for Science Education and the Design and Technology Association, introduces students to skills to solve problems and improve quality. It was developed in collaboration with experts in the Rover Group. This unit was part of the Toolkit produced by the...

Energy Transfer - From Source to Load

This is one of a series of focused units, from the Association for Science Education and the Design and Technology Association, to introduce students to important technologies and their applications. In their study of this unit students can improve their understanding of energy transfers and the efficiency of...

Understanding Control

This is one of a series of extended units, from the Association for Science Education and the Design and Technology Association, to provide in-depth coverage of a topic or an area of the curriculum. The focus is on the aspects of systems and control that generally feature in courses of Design and Technology and...

Understanding Sensors

This is one of a series of focused units, from the Association for Science Education and the Design and Technology Association, to introduce students to important technologies and their applications. This unit features sensors and their technological applications...

Products and Applications at Key Stage Two

Produced by the Nuffield Foundation, the activities in this booklet use paper carrier bags as a context in which to explore designing, making and evaluating. There are a series of small tasks that encourage children to consider:

[b]The form of products[/b]
Paper carrier bags are usually mass produced...

Designing and Making with Food at Key Stage One

From the Nuffield Foundation, these activities challenge children to make and prepare toast to customers' specifications.

This task allows children to:
* explore the different types of bread that can be toasted
* find out people's preferences for this common food
* think about when and how...

UNESCO Resource Kit - Science and Technology Education

This folder of guidance and resources was published for UNESCO by the Association for Science Education. The resources consisted of 26 modules each with Student’s Notes and Teacher’s Notes.

UNESCO Project 2000+ was a collaborative partnership between eleven major international agencies and inter-governmental...

Nuffield Home Economics: The Basic Course

The Basic Course of Nuffield Home Economics was designed for students aged 11–14. The project was supported by the Nuffield Foundation and devised in collaboration with trial schools and with industrial consultants.

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Nuffield Home Economics: Nutrition

Nutrition was one of the four topics that featured as a separate area of study in the Nuffield Home Economics course for students aged 14–16. The course emphasised the influence of food choice on health. The authors appreciated that entrenched attitudes to food and...

Nuffield Home Economics: People and Homes

People and Homes was one of the four topics that featured as a separate area of study in the Nuffield Home Economics course for students aged 14–16. Students were encouraged to recognise the inter-relationships between people and their home environments. The topic drew...

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