This unit consists of seven topics, each more substantial than a single lesson and intended to be covered over the course of a week.
Topic 1: The use of a design process
Topic 2: Prototype development
Topic 3: Industrial and commercial contexts
Topic 4: Critical analysis, testing and evaluation
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Topic 5: Third party testing and evaluation
Topic 6: Tools, equipment and processes
Topic 7: Accuracy in design and manufacture
End of unit assessment
There are worksheets, homework tasks, and an assessment test, each with answers included in this unit.
This unit takes a very thorough guided tour through the design process and the many varied routes that can be taken. From idea generation, through to planning and prototyping, critical evaluation, testing and modification, lessons look at how to get the best from an NEA project brief. Also considered is the selection of tools and equipment and the strategies employed to achieve accuracy in manufacturing.
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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