Year 6 Features:
Contains a variety of real-life projects across the units of Food and cooking, Clothing and textiles, Building and construction and Technological advancements.
Enable students to use innovative thinking as they collaborate to design and create solutions to modern-day scenarios.
Australian Curriculum links:
Examine how people in design and technologies occupations address competing considerations, including sustainability in the design of products, services, and environments for current and future use (ACTDEK019)
Investigate how electrical energy can control movement, sound or light in a designed product or system (ACTDEK020)
Investigate how and why food and fibre are produced in managed environments and prepared to enable people to grow and be healthy (ACTDEK021)
Investigate characteristics and properties of a range of materials, systems, components, tools and equipment and processes to achieve intended designed solutions (ACTDEK023)
Critique needs or opportunities for designing, and investigate materials, components, tools, equipment and processes to achieve intended designed solutions (ACTDEP024)
Generate, develop and communicate design ideas and processes for audiences using appropriate technical terms and graphical representation techniques (ACTDEP025)
Select appropriate materials, components, tools, equipment and techniques and apply safe procedures to make designed solutions (ACTDEP026)
Negotiate criteria for success that include sustainability to evaluate design ideas, processes and solutions (ACTDEP027)
Develop project plans that include consideration of resources when making designed solutions individually and collaboratively (ACTDEP028)