D&T GCSE Edexcel

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Unit 4: Material types, properties and structure

1DT0 Core content

 
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Inside the Unit...

Areas Covered

  • Topic 1 Ferrous and non-ferrous metals
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  • Topic 2 Papers and boards
  • Topic 3 Polymers
  • Topic 4 Textiles
  • Topic 5 Natural and manufactured timbers
  • Assessment Test

There are 5 worksheets, 5 homework tasks, and an examination-style assessment test, each with answers included in this unit.

Summary

This unit covers the categories and properties of a complete range of core materials within each of five areas. The materials are covered through practical applications and with reference to the key material category in which they belong. The specific physical and working properties that best describe each material subcategory are identified and defined with reference to use and knowledge that will underpin practical designing and making activities.

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Inside the Unit...

  • Areas Covered

    • Topic 1 Ferrous and non-ferrous metals
    • Download sample topic below
    • Topic 2 Papers and boards
    • Topic 3 Polymers
    • Topic 4 Textiles
    • Topic 5 Natural and manufactured timbers
    • Assessment Test

    There are 5 worksheets, 5 homework tasks, and an examination-style assessment test, each with answers included in this unit.

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