Design Technology

Objectives:

To be able to use the design processes to realise a range of products

To be able to use a range of drawing techniques throughout projects

To understand how to use a range of equipment and materials safely

To know and understand the properties of a range of materials and understand their environmental impact.

NB –projects may rotate to ensure access to correct facilities for all classes.


Term

Autumn

Spring

Summer

Time

7 weeks

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11 weeks

13 Weeks

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Isometric Robot

Isometric technical drawing design

3 Tone Shading

Mobile Phone Holder

Acrylic properties, plastics and the environment.

Specifications

Line bender and pillar/hand drills

Tea light Holder

CAD/CAM benefits

3D Sketching idea generation

2D Design CAD

Laser Cutter

Pop Up Greetings Cards

Cutting scoring and folding

Paper and the environment

Pop Up Mechanisms

- V Fold
- Box /Internal Stands
- Sliders

Blister Packaging

Sketching ideas

Vacuum forming process

1 Trip packaging and the environment

Purpose of packaging

Eco Pod

Research investigation

- Mood boards
- Precedents - Sustainable architecture and construction
- Roles in the built environment

Floor plans

Development of ideas

Card modelling

Building concept modelling

Travel Perfume/Aftershave Bottles

Design Brief

Ergonomics

Sketching – Design communication & annotation

Styrofoam block modelling

Testing and evaluation

Crazy Golf House Model

Oblique and Isometric drawing

3rd Angle Orthographic

Coloured shading and or CAD

Nets

Cut score and Fold