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DT - Year 8

Lesson

Topic

1

 

 

 

Systems and Control - Levers (1)

Systems and Control - Levers (2)

Systems and Control - Levers (3)

2

Systems and Control - Mechanisms and simple machines (1)

Systems and Control - Mechanisms and simple machines (2)

Systems and Control - CAMs (1)

Systems and Control - CAMs (2)

Systems and Control - CAMs (3)

3

 

Graphics - Two point perspective house

Graphics - Faces, edges, vertices - 3D shapes - Euler's Geometry Formula

Exploded views 1

4

Video: Graphics - Exploded view

Worksheet: Graphics - Exploded view

Graphics - Orthographic introduction

Graphics - 3rd angle orthographic

5

Video: Textiles

● Watch the video above

● Mind map - expanded on with ideas

● Research into existing trainers on the market

Video: Textiles

● List of materials needed to produce trainers

● Product analysis of trainers at home

● Drawing of trainers at home

● Survey of household audience about trainer preferences

6

Video: Textiles

● Research analysis

7

Food - Healthy Eating

8

Food - Labels

9

Food - Where is food from? - Seasonality

10

Basic drawing equipment 1

Basic drawing equipment 2 

Formal drawing - Isometric - Part 1

11

Orthographic tasks

Formal drawing - Isometric - Part 2

An introduction to creating working drawings

12

Technology cultures

Technology and the environment  

13

Material tasks 

Material finishes 

Sketching (annotation, what, how and why?) 

14

Paper and board 1

Paper and board 2

Product design (developing ideas quickly) 

Electronics 1

Electronics 2

Electronics 3

Electronics 4

15

Smart materials

Smart materials task 

Nano materials  

16

Structures and triangulation 1

Structures and triangulation 2

Structures and triangulation 3

Structures and triangulation 4

17

Shading/rendering

Shading techniques - Part 1 (shading flat surfaces) 

18

Shading techniques - Part 2 (sketching explained) 

Exploded views

Exploded views task

19

Sustainability 1

Sustainability 2

Sustainability 3

Sustainability 4

Sustainability 5

20

Movement and mechanisms 1

Movement and mechanisms 2

Movement and mechanisms 3

Movement and mechanisms 4

21

 

Sustainability - Revision cards

Sustainability - Questions

22

 

Carbon Footprint

Carbon Footprint - Labels and symbols

23

Materials Economy - Revision cards

Materials Economy - Life cycle energy analysis

24

 

Gears and Pulleys - Poster

Gears and Pulleys - Rack and pinion drilling machine

Gears and Pulleys - Rack and pinion gear systems

Gears and Pulleys - Rack and pinion exercise 

25

 

Pulley Systems - Wind powered gears exercise

Pulley Systems - Poster

Pulley Systems

26

 

Structures - Frame structures  

Structures - Structural frames revision cards

27

 

Triangulation - Examples of triangulation

Triangulation - Continued...

Triangulation - Worksheet

 

28

Bridges - A typical cable stage bridge 

Bridges - The Normandy bridge (cable stay bridge)

Bridges - Worksheet

29

Designing a bridge

30

 

Shading and Drawing Techniques - Shading flat surfaces

Shading and Drawing Techniques - Shading curved surfaces

Shading and Drawing Techniques - Drawing and shading exercise

31

Printing Effects - Varnishing

Die Cutting

VIDEO: Printing processes - UV varnishing, laminating and embossing

VIDEO: Die cutting package and other materials

32

 

 

Letter Press

Letter Press - Worksheet

Letter Press - Paper size and grammage

33

Screen Printing

Screen Printing - Worksheet

34

 

Sublimation Printing

Sublimation Printing - Worksheet

Laminating

Laminating - Worksheet 

 

Food - Year 8

Please use the links below to access the resources to complete the tasks

Healthy eating - Eatwell guide

Use the links on the left to access PowerPoints, Worksheets and Quizzes for each topic. 

Complete the activities. 

 

Food labels

Where is food from? Seasonality

 

Textiles - Year 8

Week commencing

Tasks to complete

Watch the video below and then complete the activities listed on the timetable. 

Video: Year 7 and 8 Textiles Project

1

 Mind map expanded on with ideas

Watch BBC news video

Research existing trainers on the market

2

 List the materials needed to produce trainers

Product analysis of trainers at home

3

 Drawing of trainers 

Survey of household audience about trainer preferences

4

 Research analysis

Final design for trainers with annotation 

 
 

DT Contacts

Miss Bircumshaw

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Mr Bullock

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Mr Halls

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Miss Lazenby

lazenbys@wscampus.net