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Lesson overview:Critically evaluate the end product

  • explain how particular parts of their products work
  • critically evaluate the quality of the design, manufacture and fitness for purpose of their products as they design and make
  • evaluate their ideas and products against their original design specification
  • explain how particular parts of their products work
  • critically evaluate the quality of the design, manufacture and fitness for purpose of their products as they design and make
  • evaluate their ideas and products against their original design specification

Some experience of writing and modifying a program e.g. Scratch

Understanding of the essential characteristics of a series circuit and experience of creating a battery-powered, functional, electrical product.

Reed switch, toggle switch, push-to-make switch, push-to-break switch, light dependent resistor (LDR), tilt switch, light emitting diode (LED) USB cable, wire, insulator, conductor, crocodile clip, control, microprocessor, program, system, input device, output device, function, innovative, design specification, design brief, user, purpose, exploded, isometric, prototype

Equipment Required

Computer / iPad with internet access, construction materials i.e. card, scissors, tape, paper.

Content guidance

Equipment requiring safe usage.

Supervision Level

Adult supervision recommended.