Year 9 Curriculum - Product Design
In Year 9 in Product Design, students will study materials, processes, techniques and equipment. They will investigate needs, research, analyse and design and make a product in a tin.
Students will consider Health and safety and risk assessments. Students study a range of materials including Metal, composites, new and smart materials.
They will use CAD to help them design products.
Students will consider and investigate different career pathways within Design and Technology, Product Design and Engineering. They will design considering biomimicry and carry out the iterative design process.