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DT - Year 7

Lesson

Topic

1

 

 

 

Video: Systems and Control - Electronics

Worksheet: Components

Instructions: Watch the video then print or copy-out the Components worksheet and complete the answers.   

2

 

 

 

Systems and control

Worksheet: Equipment and tools for circuit work

Worksheet: Basic electronics

Instructions: Print or copy-out the work sheets and complete the answers.

3

 

Point perspective

Drawing techniques

Isometric projection

Single point projection

4

Designing

Two point perspective

The designer and perspective

5

Healthy eating - Eatwell guide

Food labels

6

Where is food from? Seasonality

7

Resistant Materials - Video

Task: Create a poster about hardwood, soft wood and manufactured board. Give two examples of each.

Resistant Materials - Smart Materials

Task: Create a poster about smart materials. Explain what they are and give two examples.

8

Textiles - Video

● Mind map expanded on with ideas

● Watch BBC news video

● Research into existing trainers on the market

Textiles - Video

● List of materials needed to produce trainers

● Product analysis of trainers at home

9

Textiles - Video

● Research analysis

● Final design for trainers

 

10

Health and safety 1

Health and safety 2

11

 

Environmental issues 1

Environmental issues 2

Environmental issues 3

12

 

Sustainability 1

Sustainability 2

Sustainability 3

13

 

Materials 1

Materials 2

Materials 3

Materials 4

14

 

Types of wood 1

Types of wood 2 

15

 

Manufactured boards 1

Manufactured boards 2

Manufactured boards 3

16

The 6 R's 1

The 6 R's 2 

17

Drawing techniques 

Isometric drawing 1 

Isometric drawing 2

18

 

Creating design ideas 1 

Creating design ideas 2

Rendering 

19

Drawing test

Shading materials 

20

Cultural issues

Colours and selling points

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 

 

 

Textiles - Year 7

Lesson

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

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