Why do we need to research before designing?

In this lesson, we will learn how to research different topics to better understand how to create a suitable design. We will also learn the difference between primary and secondary research. 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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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.True or false, research helps designers to create better quality products?

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Q2.True or false, an architect is someone who designs buildings and structures?

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Q3.Which of the following materials is most commonly used to build houses?

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Q4.Which areas of a house does food preparation take place in?

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Q5.What is the correct name given to 2 connected houses?

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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.True or false, research helps designers to create better quality products?

1/5

Q2.True or false, an architect is someone who designs buildings and structures?

2/5

Q3.Which of the following materials is most commonly used to build houses?

3/5

Q4.Which areas of a house does food preparation take place in?

4/5

Q5.What is the correct name given to 2 connected houses?

5/5

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Why do we need to research before designing?

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

Q1.A design brief is written by a designer when?

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Q2.True or false, an architect is someone who designs buildings and structures?

2/5

Q3.What 4 things must be included in any good design brief?

Select four (4) boxes

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Q4.Which 1 of the following is not a primary research source?

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Q5.True or false, secondary research means finding out information that another person has already completed?

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Quiz:

Why do we need to research before designing?

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

Q1.A design brief is written by a designer when?

1/5

Q2.True or false, an architect is someone who designs buildings and structures?

2/5

Q3.What 4 things must be included in any good design brief?

Select four (4) boxes

3/5

Q4.Which 1 of the following is not a primary research source?

4/5

Q5.True or false, secondary research means finding out information that another person has already completed?

5/5

Lesson summary: Why do we need to research before designing?

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