Listing all results (11)

Magnus Larsson: Turning Dunes into Architecture

...
Publication date:
2010 to date

0

0
Not yet rated

Thomas Heatherwick: Building the Seed Cathedral

...
Publication date:
2010 to date

0

0
Not yet rated

Michael Pawlyn: Using Nature's Genius in Architecture

...
Publication date:
2010 to date

0

0
Not yet rated

New technologies in design and engineering

This presentation can be used to introduce new and disruptive technologies to engineering students. It was based on BTEC Engineering but would also be relevant to GCSE Design and Technology / engineering. It contains an overview of hydrogen fuel cells, optic fibres, blended wing bodies, surface nanotechnology,...

Publication date:
06 March 2019

2 files

0

0

A teachers guide to disruptive technologies

This guide to disruptive technologies provides ideas and rationale for why disruptive technologies should be taught as part of the Design and Technology secondary and post-16 curriculum. It provides examples of disruptive technologies, discusses how they might be introduced in a classroom setting and supports in...

Publication date:
2010 to date

1 file

0

0
Not yet rated

Where's the impact?

This resource looks at life-cycle analysis and how it is used to work out the environmental impact of different products.

Publication date:
2000 - 2009

1 file

0

0
Not yet rated

Product impacts: life cycle analysis

Produced by Practical Action, these materials help students to consider the impacts of a product through its whole life cycle. A presentation describes the concept of lifecycle analysis (LCA) and gives some examples. Students are then challenged to consider the life cycle of familiar products, from raw materials,...

Publication date:
2010 to date

2 files

0

0
Not yet rated

Six R's

This resource from Practical Action helps students look at the 6Rs, their definitions and products which illustrate the 6Rs in action. These are: rethink, reuse, recycle, repair, reduce and refuse. Students look at the definitions carefully again and rank each of the Rs in terms of which contributes most and which...

Publication date:
2000 - 2009

1 file

0

0
Not yet rated

Design abacus

From Practical Action, this resource is an eco-tool used to compare the sustainability of two products or design ideas.

Publication date:
2000 - 2009

1 file

0

0
Not yet rated

Product analysis: impacts on people and the environment

This resource from Practical Action includes a presentation and worksheets which give Key Stage Three and Four students opportunities to understand more about the impact of existing and new products on people and the environment. The presentation is packed with useful activities to reinforce students' learning. The...

Publication date:
2010 to date

2 files

0

0
Not yet rated

Pages

View all publishers