Designing products for different lifestyles

In this lesson, we will look at the different user requirements and how designers have to adapt and change. We are also going to follow the story of a cotton polo shirt. Please note this lesson will require some additional equipment, beyond a pen, pencil or paper, to fully participate. Please see the equipment slide near the start of the lesson video and make sure your child is adequately supervised if equipment is required.

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

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Question 4

Question 5

Q1.Which of these materials is a natural fabric?

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Q2.What is the source of synthetic fabrics?

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Q3.True of False - Fast Fashion is the massive growth in low cost high fashion clothing.

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Q4.Which of these natural fabrics is most insulating?

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Q5.True of False - Cotton is grown.

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Quiz:

Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Question 5

Q1.Which of these materials is a natural fabric?

1/5

Q2.What is the source of synthetic fabrics?

2/5

Q3.True of False - Fast Fashion is the massive growth in low cost high fashion clothing.

3/5

Q4.Which of these natural fabrics is most insulating?

4/5

Q5.True of False - Cotton is grown.

5/5

Video

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Designing products for different lifestyles

Thinking about what we have done today, have a go at answering these quick questions.

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Question 5

Q1.What is a boll?

1/5

Q2.How many litres of water are used in the production of a cotton t-shirt?

2/5

Q3.True or false, the implication of soil erosion is that farmers have to expand and degrade more land.

3/5

Q4.Which process follows growing in the lifecycle process?

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Q5.What is water contamination?

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This quiz includes images that don't have any alt text - please contact your teacher who should be able to help you with an audio description.

Quiz:

Designing products for different lifestyles

Thinking about what we have done today, have a go at answering these quick questions.

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Question 5

Q1.What is a boll?

1/5

Q2.How many litres of water are used in the production of a cotton t-shirt?

2/5

Q3.True or false, the implication of soil erosion is that farmers have to expand and degrade more land.

3/5

Q4.Which process follows growing in the lifecycle process?

4/5

Q5.What is water contamination?

5/5

Lesson summary: Designing products for different lifestyles

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