This unit consists of three topics, each more substantial than a single lesson and intended to be covered over the course of a week.
Topic 1: Performance characteristics
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Topic 2: Applications of papers and boards
Topic 3: Recycling of papers and boards
End of unit assessment
There are worksheets, homework tasks, and an assessment test, each with answers included in this unit.
After a tour through the fundamentals of paper and board production, this unit gives detailed information covering a broad range of paper and board stock. It enables students to discern between similar stock forms and make decisions about their specific properties, characteristics, uses and methods of manipulation. It culminates with a lesson on testing for specific factors and the types of finish that can be applied to a variety of materials.
What's included in the toolkit?
The A Level units have been written to satisfy the specification for the AQA 7552 Product Design qualification. Each unit contains:
PowerPoint slides for each topic
Detailed lesson plans
Learning objectives and outcomes
Worksheets and homework activities with answers
End-of-unit, exam-style assessment test with answers
Other material and links to online resources
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