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An Early Start to Technology

An Early Start to Technology was first published as part of the Early Start series in 1990. It deals with those aspects of science that link closely with technology. The book presents practical experiences for children aged five to eight which will involve them in looking at the structure of things, at the...

Smoky homes

Aimed at primary aged students, this STEM project provides a real-life context to explore the health and environmental problems faced by the 3 billion people globally who cook on open fires or traditional cooking stoves. Children are introduced to a family in Nepal and learn about indoor air pollution from their...

Designing and Making with Textiles at Key Stage One (Year One): the Loomfish

One of the trial units from the Nuffield Primary Solutions in Design and Technology. In this unit, children learn about woven fabrics, and to design and make a fish like construction using a primitive loom.

The finished loomfish can be displayed in the classroom, so that the different designs can be...

Controlling Movement Using a Computer at Key Stage One: Roamer Bus

One of the trial units from the Nuffield Primary Solutions in Design and Technology. Children investigate the movement of vehicles, from those they may have made, to commercial toys; from push along toys to remote controlled toys and a computer-controlled floor robot. The control of the floor robot will be the...

Designing and Making with Textiles at Key Stage One (Year One): The Classloom

One of the trial units from the Nuffield Primary Solutions in Design and Technology. In this unit, children work co-operatively to produce a large weaving suitable for display in the entrance hall of a school.

The purpose of this activity is to explore weaving, and to design and make a large woven
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Design and Technology: National Curriculum for England 2004

This Qualifications and Curriculum Authority (QCA) document contains the 2004 revision of the Design and Technology National Curriculum. As with previous documents, there were no substantial revisions, and none at all to the Attainment Target statements. The role of CAD-CAM and new materials continued to be...

Ginn Technology: Teachers’ Resource File Years Three and Four

This extensive resource file from Ginn Technology includes an introductory section offering detailed guidance on planning and implementing technology work in the classroom, as well as separate teachers’ notes for Years Three and Four. The notes and worksheets are directly linked to the five students’ books. The...

In School

Aimed at Years Three and Four, this Ginn Technology book is about the technology involved in school buildings, libraries, pet’s homes and school fetes. It is part of a series that includes At Home, In School, Where We Live, Just for Fun and Discovery.

The resource has a high standard of drawn and...

Just for Fun

Aimed at Years Three and Four, this Ginn Technology book is about the technology involved in holidays, communication and sport. It is part of a series that includes At Home, In School, Where We Live, Just for Fun and Discovery.

The resource has a high standard of drawn and photographic illustrations,...

Group Discussion Book

This Ginn Technology resource comprises a set of 33 full colour photographs that can be used as starting points for class discussions about design and technology in a wide range of different contexts, situations and times. There is no text to accompany each photograph, but a series of suggested general questions...

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