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Maths for Design & Technology

Practical application of core GCSE and A Level Maths content

 
Unplugged Unit
Perfect for lessons away from computers or workshops.
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Inside the Unit...

Download Free Sample 6.7mb

Areas Covered

  • Topic 1 Decimal places and significant figures
    Download sample lesson above
  • Topic 2 Ratios and fractions
  • Topic 3 Percentages and standard form 
  • Topic 4 2D and 3D shapes - area and volume 
  • Topic 5 Working with data
  • Topic 6 Solving D&T problems
  • Topic 7 Maths for A level
  • Assessment

There are 7 worksheets, 7 homework tasks, and an examination-style assessment test, each with answers included in this unit.

Summary

This theoretical teaching unit covers the new core mathematics requirements for all GCSE examination boards, and the A Level. It is divided into seven topics plus an end-of-unit assessment.

Included within the lessons are other skill areas felt to be important by design technology teachers, for example:

  • the ability to make estimations
  • units in length and weight, and related calculations
  • an emphasis on laying out of calculations, particularly clear working within the context of composite area and volume calculations.

What's included?

This unit has been written to satisfy the core mathematics requirements for all GCSE and A Level examination boards for Design and Technology. The 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...

Excellent resources! Very clear and digestible and aesthetically pleasing.

Ms Katie Klavenes. Head of Design Technology, Gordon’s School

I think the units are very good and have saved me hundreds of hours of work, which, after 22 years of teaching, is a blessing.

Mr Phil Andrews. Head of Design and Technology, St Joseph's Catholic High School

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Inside the Unit...

  • Download Free Sample 6.7mb

    Areas Covered

    • Topic 1 Decimal places and significant figures
      Download sample lesson above
    • Topic 2 Ratios and fractions
    • Topic 3 Percentages and standard form 
    • Topic 4 2D and 3D shapes - area and volume 
    • Topic 5 Working with data
    • Topic 6 Solving D&T problems
    • Topic 7 Maths for A level
    • Assessment

    There are 7 worksheets, 7 homework tasks, and an examination-style assessment test, each with answers included in this unit.

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