08 Design and Technology

Year 8: 1 Semester / Advanced Technologies

Australian Curriculum Website:  https://www.australiancurriculum.edu.au/f-10-curriculum/technologies/design-and-technologies/

Pre-Requisite:  Nil

SUBJECT OVERVIEW

Advanced Technologies students will be introduced to a variety of technologies throughout the semester through practical and theory based assessment tasks.
Students will use the design process to design products, navigate systems, think critically, innovatively, creatively and problem solve. Students will develop confidence as critical users of technologies through designing products and producing designed solutions.

Topics may include

  • 2D technical hand sketching
  • 2D vector drawing
  • 3D modelling (fusion 360)
  • computer aided drawing
  • electronics and coding
  • multimedia presentation
  • robotics
  • materials (wood)
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ASSESSMENT

Students are assessed against the technologies Australian curriculum achievement standards:

  • investigating and defining
  • generating and designing
  • producing and implementing
  • evaluating
  • collaborating and managing

Additional Information

No additional costs