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What is a specification and why do we need to write one?

In this lesson, we will get to understand what a design specification is and why we use one. You will also write your own specification for your design.

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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!

Q1.A design brief is a short statement of intent for what is being designed.

1/4

Q2.It is not important to recycle materials

2/4

Q3.True or false, ergonomics means the relationship between the product and the maker?

3/4

Q4.True or false, an architect is someone who designs buildings and structures?

4/4

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Unit quizzes are being retired in August 2023

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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.A design brief is a short statement of intent for what is being designed.

1/4

Q2.It is not important to recycle materials

2/4

Q3.True or false, ergonomics means the relationship between the product and the maker?

3/4

Q4.True or false, an architect is someone who designs buildings and structures?

4/4

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What is a specification and why do we need to write one

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

Q1.A specification must be written in a large paragraph of text.

1/5

Q2.What do the C's stand for in ACCESS FM? Please tick 2.

Select two (2) boxes

2/5

Q3.Shape and form are discussed at what point in ACCESS FM?

3/5

Q4.Safety must be discussed to ensure the risks of the products are explored.

4/5

Q5.A manufacturing specification discusses the construction of the product.

5/5

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.

Unit quizzes are being retired in August 2023

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Quiz:

What is a specification and why do we need to write one

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

Q1.A specification must be written in a large paragraph of text.

1/5

Q2.What do the C's stand for in ACCESS FM? Please tick 2.

Select two (2) boxes

2/5

Q3.Shape and form are discussed at what point in ACCESS FM?

3/5

Q4.Safety must be discussed to ensure the risks of the products are explored.

4/5

Q5.A manufacturing specification discusses the construction of the product.

5/5

Lesson summary: What is a specification and why do we need to write one?

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