10TEC

Year 10 Materials Technology

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr S. Andrew

Working from design briefs the course promotes solving problems through a selection of design and practical activities. Students will study Technology related to tools, materials and processes used in their designs and practical work.

The course includes research, design and manufacture. It aims to –
• Enable students to develop life skills, ingenuity and resourcefulness through practical activities based on real situations.
• Provide problem solving experiences which are challenging, creative, useful and enjoyable and draw upon students’ interests and cultural backgrounds.

What Skills will I learn?
Students will develop design and problem solving skill as well as a wide range of machine and hand skills. Students will also develop knowledge relating to a wide range of materials and processing methods used while using this knowledge and skills to manufacture student generated projects.

Assessment
Students are assessed against aspects of the NZ Technology curriculum.


Pathway

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

$15 per term to cover materials.
Stationary List. A4 20 page clear folder , A4 unlined refill pad, 1 Artline 200 black ink pen, coloured pencils.