Year 8 Engineering Knowledge Organiser and Home Learning Tasks

Referring to your knowledge organiser complete the following tasks in order.

Complete each task in your Blue Homework book, or in your google classroom.

Complete the tasks when you have been instructed to by your teacher who will be able to give you useful guidance.

 Task 1,

BEING SAFE: What will you do to ensure your own and others safety in the workshop? What are the safety Rules?

This is has been taken from your Knowledge organiser.

You can see and read the workshop safety rules here   https://pcsaengineers.uk/the-workshop-rules/

Read through the safety rules.

Choose 4 safety rules that you think are the most important rules.

Write them neatly into your book

Write sentences that describe why you think these three safety rules are the most important rules to follow.

Write a sentence that clearly describes what you will do to ensure your safety in the workshop.

 

TASK 2,

DESIGN BRIEF & SPECIFICATION :What do you need to make? Who will use what you make? What are the desired features of what you are going to make? What materials will you use ?

The above has been taken from your Knowledge Organiser.

A Design Brief is a paragraph of writing that clearly explains what you are going to make, why you are making it and who will use it?

A Specification is a list of facts about what you are going to make. What is will look like, what it will feel  like, what materials it will be made from and how safe it will be to use. You can add any other facts that you like about what you are going to make. Designers call these facts the "Key Features". 

You are going to make an Aluminium Elephant and a Mobile Phone Stand in the academy workshop.

In your blue book practise writing your own Design Briefs and Specifications

 

TASK 3,

Marking Out, Pillar Drill, Design Brief, Specification, Recyclable Materials, Datum Edges

These Keywords have been taken from your Knowledge organiser.

Write 6 descriptive sentences that include each of the Keywords above.

 

TASK 4,

Research, Assembled, Rivet , Rivet GUN, Computer aided design

These Keywords have been taken from your Knowledge organiser.

Write 4 descriptive sentences that include each of the Keywords above.

Task 5.

On your Knowledge organiser you can see images of different hand tools and machines.

How many of the hand tool and machines can you identify?

Produce detailed labelled sketches of a Pair of Tin Snips and Rivet Gun

Task 6.

You can see the templates that we use to make a model of the Elephant.

Can you make your own model at home?

Draw the templates onto card, and have a go!!

Are there any other models of animals that you could make using the same technique?