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Stage 4 & 5 Syllabus Links for Futureworld Programs

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Stage 4 & 5 Syllabus Links for Futureworld Programs Design and Technology

    Objectives Stage 4 Outcomes Stage 5 Outcomes

    Understanding and appreciation of the impact 4.2.1 Describes the impact of past, current and 5.2.1 Evaluates and explains the past, current of past, current and emerging technologies on emerging technologies on the individual, and emerging technologies on the the individual, society and environments society and environments. individual, society and environments

    4.3.1 Describes the work and responsibilities 5.3.1 Analyses the work and responsibilities Knowledge and understanding of the work of

     of designers and the factors affecting their of designers and the factors affecting their designers and the issues and trends that

     work work influence their work

    4.3.2 Describes designed solutions that 5.3.2 Evaluates designed solutions that

     consider preferred futures, the principles consider preferred futures, the principles

     of appropriate technology and ethical and of appropriate technology and ethical and

     responsible design responsible design

    4.4.1 Identifies innovative, enterprising and 5.4.1 Develops and evaluates innovative, Knowledge and understanding of and skills in

     creative design ideas and solutions enterprising and creative design ideas innovation, creativity and enterprise

     and solutions

    Design & Technology Stage 4 & 5

    Content Learning Outcomes Student Activities

    The Concepts of Design Students will 5.3.1

    - Discuss what is Appropriate Technology and how it can Students learn about:

    - nature and definitions of design, technology and be used to help the environment.

    appropriate technology - Learn about the impact of greenhouse gases emissions

    - interdisciplinary nature of design which draws on from our current technologies

    disciplines such as mathematics, sciences, fine art and - Explore the work of current environmentally friendly

    humanities designers, and the factors that influence their work - interrelationship of design with technology - Investigate innovative Australian eco-technologies such - human, technical and environmental factors such as as wave power & the solar sailor & the Cent-a-meter as

    appropriateness of technology choices and design use these as case studies

    decisions, social and environmental sustainability, - Look at the wave power prototype in detail and discuss

    resource choices and availability what disciplines Tom Denniss used in his design process

     - Look at which technologies were used for both the wave

    power plant prototype and the solar sailor Students learn to:

    - define design, technology and appropriate technology - Define which ways the designs in the Centre help with

    - identify the dependencies of design on other disciplines environmental sustainability

    when designing solutions - Put into use various appropriate technology energy

    - analyse a case study that demonstrates the sources such as solar, water, wave and wind

    interdisciplinary nature of design - Investigate alternative methods of producing energy and

    - analyse a designed solution and identify how it was compare the technologies and impacts between renewable

    affected by the technologies and tools used in its and non-renewable energy sources and their advantages

    development and disadvantages

    - analyse and report on the factors that affect the decisions

    taken in the development of design ideas and solutions

    Students will Design Processes 5.4.1

    - Examine how and why community attitudes are changing Students learn about:

    - opportunities for new and better solutions in regard to the environment - requirements of end users and stakeholders - Recognise how new technologies are changing the way

    - appropriate technology we live, the products we use and how we use the

     environment

    - Discuss what Appropriate Technology is and how it can Students learn to:

    - identify opportunities for new and better solutions help the environment

    - identify the needs of the end users and other stakeholders - Investigate examples of appropriate technology - analyse costs and benefits including social, financial and - Learn about ways students, schools, communities and

    environmental government can help reduce environmental impacts - evaluate the long-term and short-term consequences of - Look at the triple bottom line principle and how business

    particular design ideas and government are trying to balance these components

    - Investigate the impact our current lifestyle is having on

    the local and global environment, and how utilising green

    technologies and altering lifestyle habits can improve our

    environment

    Students will Activity of Designers 5.2.1

    - Look at a number of innovative designs within the Centre Students learn about: 5.3.1

    - the work of current designers across a range of settings that focus on industrial, commercial and residential use 5.3.2 such as commercial and industrial - - Learn about the impact of greenhouse gases emissions 5.4.1 - ethical and responsible design from our current technologies - preferred futures - Explore the work of current environmentally friendly

    - innovation types and examples designers, and the factors that influence their work - impact of technologies on environments - Explore how designers have used appropriate technology

     in their design

    - Define what innovation in and how it has been used in Students learn to:

    - examine and describe the work of current designers the Centre designs.

    across a range of settings and from a range of focus areas - Examine a range of emerging renewable energy

    of design technologies

    - research an example of ethical and responsible design in a - Look at current and emerging technologies in the area of

    focus area of design energy production and storage

    - analyse how designers respond ethically and responsibly - Look at the impact of old technologies on the

    to design issues and appropriate technology when they environment and how new technologies can reduce those

    develop design ideas and solutions impacts - discuss ideas relating to ethical and responsible design - explain the need for ethical, responsible design and

    appropriate technology when developing design ideas and

    solutions

    - identify visions for preferred futures in design and

    technology

    - identify what is achievable given the constraints of our

    current thinking, available technology and resources

    - analyse some exemplary designed solutions and predict

    directions in selected focus areas

    - define and describe innovation

    - identify a variety of past, current and emerging

    technologies and innovations across a range of focus

    areas

    - identify what changes would need to occur to achieve

    particular visions

    - assess the impact of past, current and emerging

    technologies and innovation on society and environments - evaluate and explain the impact of past, current and

    emerging technologies on the individual, society and

    environments

Design and Technology

    Stages 4 & 5

    Students:

    ? Examine a range of emerging renewable energy technologies

    ? Learn about the impact of greenhouse gases emissions from our current technologies

    ? Explore the work of current environmentally friendly designers, and the factors that influence their work

    ? Investigate both innovative and creative eco-friendly design solutions

Design and Technology - Stage 4

    The Built Environment Design a new kitchen

    Situation: Designing rooms within a modern house require decisions to be made about function and accessibility as well as the environment and the final cost. Implementing new innovative technologies can lead not only to savings for the environment but also long-term cost savings. The kitchen is important for function and accessibility (cooking of food, storing and disposing of food, storing equipment, and family meeting).

    Project: As an architect, it is your job to design the interior of a new environmentally friendly kitchen. As well as final plan for the kitchen you will need to do

    ? Preliminary sketches,

    ? Research into what technologies you will use, and

    ?

    You will need to Think about position of windows/doors. Develop a layout to scale (that a designer would give to a client).

    Outcomes: At the completion of the unit, students (the architects) will have a completed design submission to be presented to the client (the teacher). It will include:

    ? Research into the use of energy saving design features (insulation, positioning of windows in the kitchen)

    ? Research into the use of energy saving technologies (efficient light bulbs, water saving taps, recycling water, recycling kitchen scraps)

    ? Sketches, photos, newspaper/magazine of energy efficient appliances

    ? A final plan and presentation to be given to the client

    ? Budget cost of various appliances, savings, raw materials, furniture, fittings etc

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