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Unit 6: Processing and working with papers and boards

7552 Product Design

 
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Inside the Unit...

Areas Covered

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: Forming processes
Topic 2: Bonding, Jigs and fixtures
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Topic 3: Finishing papers and boards
End of unit assessment

There are worksheets, homework tasks, and an assessment test, each with answers included in this unit.

Summary

Brought together in a short series of topics, are the main ways to manipulate paper and board to produce the types of products produced in industry. The processes covered include many hand, machine and digital techniques. The use of industry standard printing and finishing methods is specifically highlighted, in addition to many forming and bonding techniques, of which many can be modelled in school.

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Teachers' 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

What people say...

Class worksheets and homework sheets are particularly helpful - they link well to the content of the presentation and are easy to read/follow.

Leah Skellam. Head of Design Technology, Epsom College in Malaysia

PG Online resources are very well planned and easy to use. Inspection copies are also useful as this enables me to make better choices with our limited budgets.

Gillian Broadhead. ACTL Creative and Technical Studies, Ridgewood High School

Inside the Unit...

  • Download Free Sample 5.9mb

    Areas Covered

    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: Forming processes
    Topic 2: Bonding, Jigs and fixtures
    Download sample lesson above
    Topic 3: Finishing papers and boards
    End of unit assessment

    There are worksheets, homework tasks, and an assessment test, each with answers included in this unit.

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