Technology Lesson Planning Sheet
          version :7.5 24-May-04
Teacher S Nicholson Subject GPS Product Design (Project 1)
Teaching group 10L/M BromCom Code  
  (if different from teaching group label)  
Day Monday/Friday Date   Lesson No.: 4-6 of 39
Topic Research Info & Context 1 NC ref / SoW ref: Key Stage 4
Learning Objective(s) (by the end of this lessons pupils should understand / know / be able to…)
Compare different product styles and discuss their merits
Analyse production constraints and decide how that would affect product design
Analyse the significance of the "Golden Section / Mean" - ratio 1 : 1.618 and "symmetry" in good product design
Review the use of various materials and construction methods
Determine the form of product you would prefer to design
Special Needs / differentiation  
All must… all should choose the basic aspects to incorporate within their design, on the sheets produced
Most should most should choose the main aspects with annotation to incorporate within their design, on the sheets produced
Some should some should in addition, choose a form / style and note constraints with a view to promoting their ideas
Literacy   I.C.T.   Numeracy  
Annotation   y CAD o Averages o
Answering Q in full sentences y Databases o Calculations (general) o
Crossword / Wordsearch o Internet use y Graph drawing; scales y
Keywords   y Spreadsheets y Interpretting Data y
Labelling diagrams y Word Processing y Measuring o
Reading books / worksheets y Other o Other ratio
Writing frames o  
Other (give details)  
Starter Activity  
Write the Homework in your diary
Get out last week's homework
List and/or thumbnail sketch as many different strategies used to rescue individuals from a wilderness situation. (15 minutes)
Homework Further research on GPS systems and particularly  - write a letter/email asking for information on a product that might meet the constraints given in the brief
Due in : next week
Main Lesson Activities  
Homework check. Review last week / session topic
Gallery review of last weeks homework - find concensus about body placement for storage, and high visibility/camouflage
Draw a colour circle based on the process colours using Fluorescent high-lighters.  Add tertiary / complimentary colours - to review the production of camouflage type colours
Produce a sheet on GPS, how it works, also a sheet on radio / digital, two way / multiple communication systems and product forms
Reinforce the use of conjunctions in reasoned full sentences (because, however & therefore)
Plenary Discuss which types of technical gadgets are preferred by the group - small group Q+A session on implications.
Learning Checks / assessment & summary      
Discussion with pupils   y Q/A session with whole class y
Looking at folders / written and sketched work y Test   o
Practical outcome   y      
Evaluation of the lesson may be found on the reverse of this lesson plan Key: o = possible,     y = included,   ? = may be