Our newest addition to D&T that we are very excited about! Every child had a tinkercad log in - ask your teacher if you need a copy!
Tinkercad is a free web app for 3D design, electronics, and coding, trusted by over 50 million people around the world. Build STEM confidence by bringing project-based learning to the classroom.
An up-to-date compendium of relevant design and technology web links.
Bad Human Factors Designs
From road signs to tuna tins, there are some remarkable examples of thoughtless design here with suggestions on how to improve them. Could you do any better? A great resource for D&T students.
How Stuff Works
Car engines, combination locks: readable, informative essays explain everyday technology. Plenty to entertain anyone with an enquiring mind.
Sodaconstructor animates and edits two-dimensional models made out of masses and springs. Play around with the existing models then have a go at creating your own. D&T and physics students will enjoy manipulating their own creatures.
Textile Dictionary - Plant Fibres
From abaca to urena, this is a brief summary of plant materials that are used to make fabrics. There are descriptions of fabric details, uses and weave where appropriate. Useful for GCSE D&T students.
The Design and Technology Virtual School
Resources for key stage 3, 4 and A level students, focussed around product design and materials. Scroll right down the page to find lesson ideas, research materials, quizzes and handouts.
As and A2 Product Design. Materials, Processes and Design in Society
Key Stage 4 Resistant Materials / Product Design. Materials and Processes
Key Stage 3/4 Graphic Products / Product Design.
Drawing and shading techniques
Information about Design Technology: www.data.org.uk