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Tech by Design Student Book

By | Copyright Year:2018 | ISBN-13: 9780170400176

Published:15/09/2017
Tech by Design provides a framework for the creation of design solutions across a range of materials and supports students to meet the Victorian and Australian Curriculum Design and Technologies’ achievement standards. The student book provides opportunities for STEM learning and development of the relevant language, knowledge and skills required for senior-level study. The text covers technologies and society, engineering principles and systems, food and fibre production, materials and technologies specialisations, and creating designed solutions strands and sub-strands.

NelsonNet resources available*
Teacher Resources:
• Teacher plans
• Syllabus maps
• Assessment rubrics
• Weblinks
• Chapter PDFs

*Complimentary access to NelsonNet is available to teachers who use the accompanying student book as a core resource in their classroom. Contact your local education consultant for access codes and conditions.
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CONTENTS

Section One: Getting Started
1. Design basics
2. Materials basics
3. Tools basics
4. Engineering basics
Section Two: Design Challenges
5. Design to hold and store
6. Mechanical moves
7. Electrifying robots
8. Design to shelter and protect
9. Human-centred design
10. Sustainable solutions
11. Travelling to the future

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Jill Livett coordinated Technology Studies at Maribyrnong Secondary College and Pascoe Vale Girls College for 10 years. She taught VCE studies in Wood and Fabrics, and Years 7–10 Design and Technology in Wood, Metal, Plastics and Fabrics, and Systems Technology. She currently teaches at Overnewton College. Jill has been the Education Officer and Conference Organiser for the Technology Education Association of Victoria (now DATTA Vic.), and worked for VCAA on special projects supporting the VCE Design and Technology study design and the VELS Design, Creativity and Technology domain. Jill has been involved in tertiary Technology teacher education at both Ballarat and LaTrobe Universities, and is currently the President of the Design and Technology Teachers Association (DATTA Vic).

Jacinta O’Leary has taught Woodwork, Plastics, junior Electronics and Visual Communication and Design in various schools in Victoria. She is currently Technology Co-ordinator at Distance Education Centre Victoria where she has been instrumental in the course development of Design, Creativity and Technology in the junior level, VCE Visual Communication and Design, VCE Food and Technology and VCE Design and Technology. She has been a board member of DATTA Vic since 2007. Jacinta has also contributed to both Home Economics Victoria and DATTA teacher support material for both VCE Food and Technology and VCE Design and Technology. In 2010 she was a member of the review panel for VCE Design and Technology.

FEATURES

Opportunities for STEM learning and development of the relevant language, knowledge and skills required for senior-level study.

Supports students to meet the Victorian and Australian Curriculum Design and Technologies’ achievement standards.

Covers technologies and society, engineering principles and systems, food and fibre production, materials and technologies specialisations, and creating designed solutions strands and sub-strands.

$51.77