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: Working with woods
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Topic 2: Forming woods
Topic 3: Finishing woods
End of unit assessment
There are worksheets, homework tasks, and an assessment test, each with answers included in this unit.
Throughout this unit, students learn how to use additive and subtractive forming techniques using a wide range of tools and equipment, in both the school workshop and modern industrial environments. The unit covers basic and advanced joining methods including the specific uses of CNC machines for wood-based products. Additionally, the use of bought-in components and a range of finishing techniques are explored in depth.
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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