Resources tagged with: STEM - design technology

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Carbon Footprints

Age 14 to 16 Challenge Level:

Is it really greener to go on the bus, or to buy local?

Helicopters

Age 7 to 16 Challenge Level:

Design and test a paper helicopter. What is the best design?

Designing Table Mats

Age 11 to 16 Challenge Level:

Formulate and investigate a simple mathematical model for the design of a table mat.

Track Design

Age 14 to 16 Challenge Level:

Where should runners start the 200m race so that they have all run the same distance by the finish?

Isometric Drawing

Age 11 to 14 Challenge Level:

Explore the properties of isometric drawings.

Chocolate Cake

Age 11 to 14 Challenge Level:

If I don't have the size of cake tin specified in my recipe, will the size I do have be OK?

Mystery Procedure

Age 14 to 16 Challenge Level:

Can you work out what this procedure is doing?

Robot Camera

Age 14 to 16 Challenge Level:

Could nanotechnology be used to see if an artery is blocked? Or is this just science fiction?

3D Drawing

Age 11 to 16

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.

Perspective Drawing

Age 11 to 16 Challenge Level:

Explore the properties of perspective drawing.

Straw Scaffold

Age 11 to 14 Challenge Level:

Build a scaffold out of drinking-straws to support a cup of water

Make Your Own Robot

Age 7 to 14 Challenge Level:

A simple robot to make, plus robots in everyday life to investigate.

Stemnrich - Technology

Age 11 to 16 Challenge Level:

This is the technology section of stemNRICH - Core.

Make Your Own Pencil Case

Age 11 to 14 Challenge Level:

What shape would fit your pens and pencils best? How can you make it?

Toad in the Hole

Age 11 to 14 Challenge Level:

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?

Cool as Ice

Age 11 to 16 Challenge Level:

Design and construct a prototype intercooler which will satisfy agreed quality control constraints.

Flower Power

Age 11 to 16 Challenge Level:

Create a symmetrical fabric design based on a flower motif - and realise it in Logo.

Troublesome Triangles

Age 7 to 14 Challenge Level:

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. . . .

Oblique Projection

Age 11 to 14 Challenge Level:

Explore the properties of oblique projection.

Making Moiré Patterns

Age 11 to 18 Challenge Level:

Moiré patterns are intriguing interference patterns. Create your own beautiful examples using LOGO!

Tray Bake

Age 11 to 14 Challenge Level:

My recipe is for 12 cakes - how do I change it if I want to make a different number of cakes?

Chopped Dice

Age 14 to 16 Challenge Level:

Can you make a new type of fair die with 14 faces by shaving the corners off a cube?

Flip Your Mat!

Age 7 to 14 Challenge Level:

What shape and size of drinks mat is best for flipping and catching?

Hmm ... When Should Tom Have Put the Rice on ...

Age 11 to 16 Challenge Level:

Creating a schedule to cook a meal consisting of two different recipes, plus rice.

Witch's Hat

Age 11 to 16 Challenge Level:

What shapes should Elly cut out to make a witch's hat? How can she make a taller hat?