This is the technology section of stemNRICH - Core.
Many natural systems appear to be in equilibrium until suddenly a critical point is reached, setting up a mudslide or an avalanche or an earthquake. In this project, students will use a simple. . . .
If I don't have the size of cake tin specified in my recipe, will the size I do have be OK?
Formulate and investigate a simple mathematical model for the design of a table mat.
The design technology curriculum requires students to be able to represent 3-dimensional objects on paper. This article introduces some of the mathematical ideas which underlie such methods.
Explore the properties of perspective drawing.
Explore the properties of isometric drawings.
A simple robot to make, plus robots in everyday life to investigate.
What shape would fit your pens and pencils best? How can you make it?
Is it cheaper to cook a meal from scratch or to buy a ready meal? What difference does the number of people you're cooking for make?
Creating a schedule to cook a meal consisting of two different recipes, plus rice.
If Tom wants to learn to cook his favourite supper, he needs to make a schedule so that everything is ready at the same time.
Build a scaffold out of drinking-straws to support a cup of water
Design and test a paper helicopter. What is the best design?
Explore the properties of oblique projection.
Design and construct a prototype intercooler which will satisfy agreed quality control constraints.
Create a symmetrical fabric design based on a flower motif - and realise it in Logo.
My recipe is for 12 cakes - how do I change it if I want to make a different number of cakes?
What shapes should Elly cut out to make a witch's hat? How can she make a taller hat?
What shape and size of drinks mat is best for flipping and catching?
Moiré patterns are intriguing interference patterns. Create your own beautiful examples using LOGO!