# Resources tagged with: STEM - design technology

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Broad Topics > Cross-curricular Connections > STEM - design technology

### Straw Scaffold

##### Age 11 to 14 Challenge Level:

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

### Cool as Ice

##### Age 11 to 16 Challenge Level:

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

### 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?

### Designing Table Mats

##### Age 11 to 16 Challenge Level:

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

### 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. . . .

##### Age 7 to 14 Challenge Level:

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

### Oblique Projection

##### Age 11 to 14 Challenge Level:

Explore the properties of oblique projection.

### 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?

### Making Moiré Patterns

##### Age 11 to 18 Challenge Level:

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

### 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?

### Flower Power

##### Age 11 to 16 Challenge Level:

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

##### 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?

### 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.

### Mystery Procedure

##### Age 14 to 16 Challenge Level:

Can you work out what this procedure is doing?

### Helicopters

##### Age 7 to 16 Challenge Level:

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

### Carbon Footprints

##### Age 14 to 16 Challenge Level:

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

### 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?

### Stemnrich - Technology

##### Age 11 to 16 Challenge Level:

This is the technology section of stemNRICH - Core.

### 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.

### Perspective Drawing

##### Age 11 to 16 Challenge Level:

Explore the properties of perspective drawing.

### 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.

##### Age 7 to 14 Challenge Level:

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

### 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?

### 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?