Responding to a design brief and exploring ideas

In this lesson, we will explore a design and make activity. We will respond to a design brief to develop a product to encourage young children to recycle. We will discuss the issues currently with the need to recycle and the environmental issues linked to not recycling. This lesson includes some physical activity and 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.When we control an electrical system we use a microprocessor. What is a microprocessor?

1/3

Q2.When we programme a microprocessor what are we doing?

2/3

Q3.When we increase the voltage on a circuit with an LED as an output what happens?

3/3

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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.When we control an electrical system we use a microprocessor. What is a microprocessor?

1/3

Q2.When we programme a microprocessor what are we doing?

2/3

Q3.When we increase the voltage on a circuit with an LED as an output what happens?

3/3

Video

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Worksheet

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Responding to a design brief and exploring ideas

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 smart device?

1/4

Q2.How much waste is produced on average each year within a household?

2/4

Q3.What is a design specification?

3/4

Q4.What is meant by the term 'concept'?

4/4

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:

Responding to a design brief and exploring ideas

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 smart device?

1/4

Q2.How much waste is produced on average each year within a household?

2/4

Q3.What is a design specification?

3/4

Q4.What is meant by the term 'concept'?

4/4

Lesson summary: Responding to a design brief and exploring ideas

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