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Industrial Technology Years 7–10 Syllabus

Outcome LS 3.1: A student selects and uses appropriate materials to undertake projects.

Students learn about:

Students learn to:

properties of materials such as:

colour

strength

absorbency

transparency/opacity

rigidity

thermal

electrical

corrosion resistance

acoustics

consider factors such as cost, environmental issues and aesthetic features in selecting the most appropriate material, eg corrosion resistance, acoustics, durability and aesthetics when selecting materials appropriate for making wind chimes; compare relative costs and benefits of leather or vinyl and brass as opposed to aluminium when making a belt with a buckle

the key features of a project which influence the choice of materials including:

location (indoor/outdoor)

function

frequency of use

compare materials to determine those most appropriate to the task, eg examine a variety of timber, taking account of size, strength, and finish to determine the most appropriate for construction of outdoor furniture

Outcome LS 4.1: A student uses a variety of communication techniques in the context of undertaking projects.

Students learn about:

Students learn to:

using a variety of communication techniques which may include:

magazine/pamphlet pictures

photographs

digital camera

video camera

freehand sketches

scale models

oral presentations

discussions

circuit diagrams

computer-aided drawings

use techniques to communicate ideas, eg:

collect pictures or download designs of wrought iron items to inspire freehand design sketches for a candelabra

make a cardboard scale model for a simple mechanical toy prior to construction

present a completed practical project to a class or school assembly

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