The Year 7 Engineered Product: The Bug Hotel….Lets make it in Year 8 instead!!

In Year 7, 2021, you missed the opportunity to make a "bug house" in the workshop.
In year 8 you will be given the opportunity to catch up with your practical making skills. 
In this short module, you will be given the opportunity to make a safe product and develop engineering skills.
Here is an example of what you are going to make in Year 7.

Can you say why anyone would use this product and what they would use it for?

By the End of this short Module, you will have experienced some, most, or all of the below opportunities:-

  • Have developed important practical Engineering making Skills.

  • Written a Design Brief and a Specification. 

  • Practiced drawing ideas and adding descriptive labels.

  • Have marked out, shaped, and formed materials.

  • Be able to name tools and equipment.

  • Developed skills using tools and equipment.

  • Have worked safely in the workshop to make an Engineered product.

  • You may also be given the opportunity to use 2D Design to produce drawings.

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