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Publication Date: 30 Jun 2017
Subject: Design & Technology
Suitable for: Secondary (Year 10, Year 11)
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Explore, create, evaluate: help your students to develop an understanding of the iterative design process and to be critical and innovative designers, while developing the knowledge and skills they need for the 2017 OCR GCSE D&T specification.
Endorsed for OCR.
Confidently navigate both the core and in-depth principles of design and technology, including less familiar materials and system components, to ensure your students have the knowledge and understanding they need.
-Builds a toolkit of knowledge, understanding and design development
skills for the chosen materials or systems, with dedicated chapters
covering each of the main categories of materials.
-Develops mathematical and scientific skills with practice questions that
apply this learning in context.
-Supports the Non-Exam Assessment with guidance on how to approach
the Iterative Design Challenge, which includes imaginative and creative
examples of student projects to inspire and engage.
-Helps students to prepare for the written assessment with practice
questions covering both the 'core' and 'in-depth' content.
Introduction to OCR GCSE (9-1) Design and Technology
How to use this book
What is iterative design?
Core principles of design and technology
Chapter 1 Identifying requirements
Chapter 2 Learning from existing products and practice
Chapter 3 Implications of wider issues
Chapter 4 Design thinking and communication
Chapter 5 Material considerations
Chapter 6 Mechanical devices and electronic systems
Chapter 7 New and emerging technologies
In-depth principles of design and technology
Chapter 8 Papers and boards
Chapter 9 Timber
Chapter 10 Metals
Chapter 11 Polymers
Chapter 12 Fibres and fabrics
Chapter 13 Design engineering
Preparing for assessment
Chapter 14 Non-exam assessment: Iterative Design Challenge
Chapter 15 The written paper: Principles of Design and Technology