D&T KS3

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Designing through sketching and modelling

Communication of design ideas

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Summary

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.

What's included

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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  • Detailed lesson plans
  • Learning objectives and outcomes
  • Statement of which of the Government Guidelines are covered in the unit
  • Worksheets and activities
  • End-of-unit Assessment material
  • Other material and links to online resources

What people say...

Excellent resources, straight out of the box.

Abul Tufail. Subject Driver ICT, St Paul's Way Trust School

Fantastic resources! An excellent time saving strategy for lesson preparation and marking. Concepts are comprehensive and structured appropriately for pupils and teachers.

Neferti Rolluqui. Head of Computer Science, Dhahran British Grammar School, Saudi Arabia

Inside the Unit...

  • Lessons Covered

    • Lesson 1 2D and 3D sketching skills
    • Lesson 2 Turning 2D into 3D
    • Lesson 3 Perspective and technical drawing
    • 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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