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Design and technologies / Year 9 and 10 / Design and Technologies Processes and Production Skills

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Curriculum content descriptions

Develop, modify and communicate design ideas by applying design thinking, creativity, innovation and enterprise skills of increasing sophistication  (ACTDEP049)

Elaborations
  • using techniques including combining and modifying ideas and exploring functionality to generate solution concepts
  • undertaking functional, structural and aesthetic analyses of benefits and constraints of design ideas, for example to different communities and environments including those from the countries of Asia
  • re-imagining designs to feature emerging technologies
  • considering competing variables that may hinder or enhance project development, for example weight, strength and price; laws; social protocols and community consultation processes
  • producing drawings, models and prototypes to explore design ideas, for example using technical drawing techniques, digital imaging programs, 3D printers or augmented reality modelling software; producing multiple prototypes that show an understanding of key aesthetic considerations in competing designs
  • communicating using appropriate technical terms and recording the generation and development of design ideas for an intended audience including justification of decisions, for example developing a digital portfolio with images and text which clearly communicates each step of a design process
General capabilities
  • Literacy Literacy
  • Critical and creative thinking Critical and creative thinking
ScOT terms

Innovation,  Problem solving,  Enterprise (Behaviour),  Creativity,  Modelling,  Computer graphics

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