YEAR 8 END OF MODULE TEST

THE TEST QUESTIONS YOU WILL ANSWER
  1. What was challenging about using a drawing board?
  2. Write sentences about what you intended to make and who would benefit from it. Why was the USB light going to be a useful thing to make?
  3. Write sentences about your USB light specifications.
  4. Draw your USB light, and add labels to your drawing to say how you could improve it.
  5. Explain how you used the laser cutter in the making of your USB light.
  6. Write sentences about the tools and equipment you have used to make your USB light.
  7. Write about 3 workshop rules, saying why the rules are important to follow.

Assessment Criteria

       This is what you could get in Engineering at end of year 11.

 

THE TEST QUESTION YOU WILL ANSWER

Level 1 Pass

(Equivalent to E at GCSE)

Level 2 Pass/Merit

(Equivalent to C/B at GCSE)

Level 2 Distinction/Distinction*

(Equivalent to A/A* at GCSE)

1.1 Set up and use drawing board tools and equipment. I can make a cover page and a lesson diary sheet. I can describe how I made it. I can use the drawing tools to produce a cover page and lesson diary sheet, and say how I could improve. I can use the drawing tools to produce a cover page and lesson diary sheet. I can say how I could improve and then do it. In others words I can learn from my mistakes to make progress. What was challenging about using a drawing board?
1.2 Write a clear statement of my

intent to design and make an engineered product.

I can write a sentence saying what I am going to design and make. I can write sentences saying what I am going to design and make, and why I am making it. I can write a paragraph describing what I intend to design and make, why it is useful and who will benefit from it.  

Write sentences about what you intended to make and who would benefit from it. Why was the USB light going to be a useful thing to make?

1.3 Clearly specify the products purpose, function and target market. I can write sentences mentioning the materials I will use and who will use it. I can write a list stating the materials, form, function and target market of my product. I can write a list of statements that clearly identifies the materials, form, function, target market, operating details and safety precautions for my Engineered Product. Write sentences about your USB light specifications.

 

2.1 Present an Engineering drawing correctly using 2d Design. I can add a border, my name and date to my 2D design Drawing I can add a 10 mm border and  title block in the correct proportions to my 2D design drawing I can add an accurate border, title block and advisory notes to my engineering drawing. Draw your USB light, and add labels to your drawing to say how you could improve it.

 

2.2 Present 2D Drawings of my engineered product. I can produce a 2D drawing of my idea. I can produce 2D drawings of my ideas, and add descriptive labels. I can produce accurate 2D drawings, in proportion with added dimension lines.
2.3 Present 3D drawings of my engineered product. I can produce a 3D drawing of my engineered product. I can produce 3D drawings of my engineered product with descriptive labels. I can produce well-proportioned and accurate 3d drawings. I can add texture and shading to my drawings.
2.4 Use Computer Aided Manufacture. I can say how a laser machine can be used to cut or engrave materials. I can produce a 2D design drawing and use a laser machine to cut or engrave materials. I can independently produce 2D Design drawings. Cut and engrave materials using a laser machine.  Explain how you used the laser cutter in the making of your USB light.
3.1 Describe common tools and equipment found in an engineering environment. I can name and describe at least 2 hand tools or machines. I can sketch or find a picture of each. I can name and describe at least 3 hand tools or machines. I am able to find pictures or sketch them, and add descriptive labels. I can describe, evaluate and discuss in detail the purpose of each of the machines that I have used.

I am able to find pictures, sketch them, and add descriptive labels.

Write sentences about the tools and equipment you have used to make your USB light.
3.2 Select the most appropriate tools or equipment for an identified purpose.

 

I am able to select the correct tools or equipment to complete a given task.

 

I am able to select the correct tools or equipment. I am able to say why the equipment is the most appropriate for the task I have been given. I am able to select the correct tools or equipment.

I am able to clearly explain why the equipment is the most appropriate by comparing other tools or machines.

4.1 Demonstrate a safe working environment throughout. I am able to work safely in a workshop, and recall 3 of the safety rules. I am able to work safely in the workshop, respect my own safety and that of others. I am able to carry out a risk assessment on at least two of the pieces of equipment I have used. Write about 3 workshop rules, saying why the rules are important to follow.