Developing design ideas further, using understanding of mechanisms

In this lesson, we will continue to develop our design ideas. We will learn how to label and annotate our ideas, explaining how it is suitable for our intended users, and how the mechanisms will work. This lesson includes equipment beyond pen, paper or pencil. Please make sure your child is adequately supervised.

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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!

Q1.What does being persuasive mean?

1/6

Q2.What is a prototype?

2/6

Q3.Why is it important to produce a prototype?

3/6

Q4.What part of the scissors are the levers?

4/6

Q5.What is an mechanical system?

5/6

Q6.What is a lever?

6/6

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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!

Q1.What does being persuasive mean?

1/6

Q2.What is a prototype?

2/6

Q3.Why is it important to produce a prototype?

3/6

Q4.What part of the scissors are the levers?

4/6

Q5.What is an mechanical system?

5/6

Q6.What is a lever?

6/6

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Developing design ideas further, using an understanding of mechanisms

Don’t worry if you get a question wrong! Forgetting is an important step in learning. We will recap next lesson.

Q1.What is a fixed pivot?

1/7

Q2.What part of the scissors is the pivot?

2/7

Q3.What is an mechanical system?

3/7

Q4.What is a mechanism?

4/7

Q5.What is a sketch?

5/7

Q6.Why is using a bridge in your design important?

6/7

Q7.Why is adding annotation to a final design important?

7/7

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:

Developing design ideas further, using an understanding of mechanisms

Don’t worry if you get a question wrong! Forgetting is an important step in learning. We will recap next lesson.

Q1.What is a fixed pivot?

1/7

Q2.What part of the scissors is the pivot?

2/7

Q3.What is an mechanical system?

3/7

Q4.What is a mechanism?

4/7

Q5.What is a sketch?

5/7

Q6.Why is using a bridge in your design important?

6/7

Q7.Why is adding annotation to a final design important?

7/7

Lesson summary: Developing design ideas further, using understanding of mechanisms

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