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Unit 5A: Papers and boards

8552 Specialist material areas

 
5A

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Areas Covered

  • Lesson 1 Sources, origins and properties
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  • Lesson 2 Working with papers and boards
  • Lesson 3 Commercial manufacturing, surface treatments and finishes
  • Lesson 4 Assessment

There are 3 worksheets, 3 homework tasks, and an examination-style assessment test, each with answers included in this unit.

Summary

This specialist unit covers papers and boards and is suitable for those wishing to study this area in more detail as one or more of the specialist technical option areas. 

The sources, origins and properties of papers and boards are covered in the first lesson along with the processes and environmental considerations involved in converting fibres into paper. Commercial and school-based uses are covered in the second lesson with an emphasis on stock forms. Commercial production techniques such as lamination, lithography and embossing are covered in the final lesson, including specialist tools, treatments and finishes.

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The GCSE units have been written to satisfy the specification for Paper 1 of the AQA 8552 Design and Technology GCSE. Each unit contains:

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  • Detailed lesson plans
  • Learning objectives and outcomes
  • Worksheets and homework activities with answers
  • End-of-unit, exam-style assessment test with answers
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    Areas Covered

    • Lesson 1 Sources, origins and properties
    • Download sample lesson above
    • Lesson 2 Working with papers and boards
    • Lesson 3 Commercial manufacturing, surface treatments and finishes
    • Lesson 4 Assessment

    There are 3 worksheets, 3 homework tasks, and an examination-style assessment test, each with answers included in this unit.

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