There are so many good lesson plans, worksheets and powerpoint presentations that have been developed over the years in Design and Technology subjects and they should be shared. Teacher Generated Resources is all about teachers sharing their ideas to help other teachers.
Feel free to use the following resources in your classroom, and when you have found something useful we ask that you contribute a resource that you think will benefit other teachers. Email us a document that you have developed, and include a description of how the resource can be used. Consider: Assessment and marking; The design process; Class tests; Powerpoint presentations; Materials and processes; Project ideas; Worksheets; Safety.
Power of Light (.PPTX)
Pictures of light.
Electronic kits Notes
The Project Notes includes enclosure specifications, build instructions, checking the circuit, fault finding flow chart and how the circuit works.
Pictures of aluminium products for the Alubind project.
Pictures of informal designs.
Notes that can be used with a powerpoint presentation on Memphis Pencase informalism.
Alubind ppt notes
Notes that can be used with a powerpoint presentation on informalism and aluminium.
A test students can do after completing the Briefhaus project.
Short worksheet on design classics for students that they can complete in the library or on computers.
Powerpoint presentation to help understand the "Bilbao Effect" in architecture.
Powerpoint presentation of pictures depicting the Informalism style. This powerpoint can be used with the alubind ppt notes for a class presentation.
Powerpoint presentation on wood, with pictures of the many different types of wood as well as its use in design and construction.
Joining systems worksheet
Sheets students can fill out to familiarise themselves with the numerous types of joining systems.
An excellent sheet detailing the bast ways of maximising safety within the classroom.
Machine safety class tests
A test for students on their knowledge of the safety precautions needed when using each of the machines in the classroom.
Photon Factor assessment
A set of marking guidelines for teachers after students have completed the photon factor project.
Question sheet for Architecture of happiness
A comprehension style question sheet on a few chapters from the book "The Architecture of Happiness".
Standard Operating Procedures
A set of procedures and rules for students when using machines in the classroom.
Tool recognition test
Test for students on their ability to identify and recognise tools.
Tools of Year 7
A list of all the tools year 7's are able to use
Wisdom from the workshop
Lessons that are transferrable from the workshop to the rest of your life.
Alubind development example
An Alubind development example in Corel Draw format (.cdr)
Ortho of hull
Orthogonal of a hull in Corel Draw format (.cdr)
Template of a hull in Corel Draw format (.cdr)
Flow diagram template
A flow diagram template in Corel Draw format (.cdr)
Briefhaus drawings and template
Briefhaus drawings and template in Corel Draw format (.cdr)