D&T KS3

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Designing through sketching and modelling

Communication of design ideas

 
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Inside the Unit...

Areas Covered

  • Lesson 1 2D and 3D sketching skills
  • Lesson 2 Turning 2D into 3D
  • Lesson 3 Perspective and technical drawing
  • Download sample lesson below
  • Lesson 4 Physical modelling
  • Lesson 5 3D CAD modelling
  • Lesson 6 SketchUp project

There are 6 worksheets, homework tasks and an assessment in this unit.

Summary - Out now

This hands-on unit follows a series of easy-to-follow tasks that develop students’ drawing and modelling skills. The unit moves quickly from basic to advanced drawing and modelling activities offering an easily extendable variety of skills based lessons. Students are encouraged to work out which is the most appropriate format to use for specific tasks. The unit concludes in the development of CAD models using freely available software.

Access to a computer suite will be required for the final challenge in SketchUp.

A support tutorial is included for students to use the new online version of SketchUp at home.

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The currently available units have been written to satisfy the new National Curriculum for Design and Technology. They are designed for teaching at KS3 but individual lessons in some units may also be appropriate for teaching Key Stages 2 or 4, particularly where Year 10 students may not previously have been exposed to certain topics.

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The lessons and units are organised well and the fact that you can edit them is great. Thanks for putting together the resources in a bright and interactive way helping to engage students.

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Inside the Unit...

  • Areas Covered

    • Lesson 1 2D and 3D sketching skills
    • Lesson 2 Turning 2D into 3D
    • Lesson 3 Perspective and technical drawing
    • Download sample lesson below
    • Lesson 4 Physical modelling
    • Lesson 5 3D CAD modelling
    • Lesson 6 SketchUp project

    There are 6 worksheets, homework tasks and an assessment in this unit.

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