Resistant Materials

In Year 9, students will create a product working around the theme of jewellery They will be required to create a piece of jewellery based upon a culture. They will also make a simple jewellery box to complete the project.

Students will learn:

  • To identify demographics, research and profile their intended users
  • Be creative and think of various ways to customise their product to make it unique
  • To use templates to produce accurate designs
  • To create dovetail and dowelling joints
  • To enhance their ablilty to use marking equipment and cutting tools
  • To apply painted and varnished finished
  • To use shaping tools such as spoke shaves and planes
  • To learn about manufactured boards such as MDF and hardboard
  • To learn about the working properties of softwoods.