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Unit 2: Informing design decisions

1DT0 Core content

 
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Areas Covered

  • Topic 1 Critical evaluation of technologies
  • Topic 2 Contemporary and future scenarios
  • Topic 3 Ethical and environmental perspectives
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  • Assessment Test

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

Summary - Out now

This unit covers section 1.2 of the core specification content in the new Edexcel 1DT0 specification. The first lesson looks at each of the factors that may inform design decisions. The subsequent lesson looks at contemporary and future scenarios including the areas of travel and medicine. Ethical and environmental perspectives are covered in the third lesson with specific coverage of global warming and the technologies used to reduce our impact on Earth.

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Toolkit

The GCSE units have been written to satisfy the specification the Edexcel 1DT0 Design and Technology GCSE. 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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    Areas Covered

    • Topic 1 Critical evaluation of technologies
    • Topic 2 Contemporary and future scenarios
    • Topic 3 Ethical and environmental perspectives
    • Download sample lesson above
    • Assessment Test

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

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