This unit consists of four topics, each more substantial than a single lesson and intended to be covered over the course of a week.
Topic 1: Forming metals Download sample lesson above Topic 2: Joining metals Topic 3: Wasting metals Topic 4: Finishing metals End of unit assessment
There are worksheets, homework tasks, and an assessment test, each with answers included in this unit.
This very comprehensive unit covers a multitude of forging and forming techniques, explaining which metals are best used for each. The lessons cover many temporary, semi-permanent and permanent methods of bonding, including welding techniques. Wasting processes are also explained as are a number of external finishes including different plating methods and less permanent applications.
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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