Resources tagged with: STEM - design technology

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Straw Scaffold

Age 11 to 14
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Build a scaffold out of drinking-straws to support a cup of water

Designing Table Mats

Age 11 to 16
Challenge Level

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

Cool as Ice

Age 11 to 16
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Design and construct a prototype intercooler which will satisfy agreed quality control constraints.

Carbon Footprints

Age 14 to 16
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Is it really greener to go on the bus, or to buy local?

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?

Robot Camera

Age 14 to 16
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Could nanotechnology be used to see if an artery is blocked? Or is this just science fiction?

Make Your Own Robot

Age 7 to 14
Challenge Level

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

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.

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?

Stemnrich - Technology

Age 11 to 16
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This is the technology section of stemNRICH - Core.

Isometric Drawing

Age 11 to 14
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Explore the properties of isometric drawings.

Perspective Drawing

Age 11 to 16
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Explore the properties of perspective drawing.

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?

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

Toad in the Hole

Age 11 to 14
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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?

Flower Power

Age 11 to 16
Challenge Level

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

Oblique Projection

Age 11 to 14
Challenge Level

Explore the properties of oblique projection.

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.

Troublesome Triangles

Age 7 to 14
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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. . . .

Making Moiré Patterns

Age 11 to 18
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Moiré patterns are intriguing interference patterns. Create your own beautiful examples using LOGO!

Flip Your Mat!

Age 7 to 14
Challenge Level

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

Helicopters

Age 7 to 16
Challenge Level

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

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?