CYCLE 2




Welcome to cycle 2 and hope we will continue to learn from each other and have fun as well. I also look forward to showcasing your technological outcomes and to celebrate your achievements.

TECHNOLOGICAL PRACTICE

A. BRIEF DEVELOPMENT

B. PLANNING FOR PRACTICE
(Extension students will have to design own planning tool)

C. OUTCOME DEVELOPMENT AND EVALUATION

You will be required to use previous knowledge and skills especially those gained in Cycle 1 to design and complete a technological outcome that solves a problem or need identified from given design brief.


YEAR 7

CHOOSE ONE OF THE DESIGN BRIEFS BELOW
1.       Research shows that drinking water helps you to think faster, be more focused, and creative so many students are bringing in water bottles into classrooms. Therefore, the textiles technology department will like classrooms to have water bottle holders that students can use. 
       TASK: The textiles technology department wants you to use your creativity to design and sew a water bottle holder that Intermediate students will like.

2.      Lots of cushions, pillows and devices are becoming part of modern learning classroom environments. Students have the hardest time getting everything out there without dropping it all. How can this problem be solved?
TASK: The textiles technology department requires you to use your creativity to design and sew a study pillow for a year 7 classroom.

3.      The school is a having an end of year picnic. The textiles technology department has lots of pucker nylon fabric from previous year and will like each student to have a swimming bag for the picnic.
TASK: The textiles technology department wants you to use your creativity to design and sew a sample swimming bag that Year 7 students will like.

REQUIREMENTS FOR ALL TASKS
A.      Your product must be unique
B.      You have to use applique as one of the sewing skills.
C.      You can only use one fabric for the main project.
D.     You can use other fabrics already in the technology room, old clothes or scraps of fabric from home for trimmings, pockets and applique if required.
E. You can use fastening if desired but you cannot use a zip or sew buttonholes.


YEAR 8

CHOOSE ONE OF THE DESIGN BRIEFS BELOW

1Balmoral school encourages BYOD and the school has also invested in iPads and other devices for classroom use.
TASK: The textiles technology department will like you to use your creativity to design and sew an iPad cover or sleeve for classroom devices or covers that students will like to buy for their own use.

2. The school is a having an end of your picnic and we will be going to the venue by bus. The technology department has lots of oxford nylon fabric from previous year and will like each year 8 student to have a carry-on luggage bag for the picnic.
TASK: The department wants you to use your creativity to design and sew a sample carry-on luggage bag that Year 8 students will like using pattern provided. You are required to modify the pattern without changing the shape of the bag.

REQUIREMENTS FOR ALL TASKS
A. Your product must be unique
B. You have to use applique as one of the sewing skills.
C. You can only use one fabric for the main bag and not more than two for the iPad cover.
D. You can use other fabrics already in the technology room, old clothes or scraps of fabric from home for trimmings, pockets and applique if required.

      E. You have to use at least one fastening on your bag or iPad cover.


RESEARCH                                        
DUE DATE: LESSON 3 WEEK 2 TERM 3
Research and modelling are stages in a technological process.
Research and examine existing technological outcomes similar to the design brief you have chosen to work on. You can also talk to other technologists or adults.
Bring to class information on materials used, features, shapes, pictures and ideas that will be useful to you as you design and model your own outcome.

3 comments :

Anonymous said...

Do you need it on paper??

Anonymous said...

Plus what do you mean by research and examine EXISTING outcomes??

Lauren said...

She means that you have to look at things that are already out in shops or on websites and things like that

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