D&T6 7-8 Activities





D&T6 7-8 Activities





- Tony Bates 















To assist in understanding the concepts and research presented in this module, various activities of increasing demand and complexity are provided.

Level 1 (Quiz Activity)
Level 2  (Completion Activity)
Level 3  (Learning Activity)
Level 4 (Advanced Activity)
Level 5 (Research Activity)
Level 6 (RHD Activity)


Level 1 (Quiz Activity)



D&T 7-8 Quiz


You should study in detail the Design and Technology 7 - 8 module before completing the quiz.


Outstanding Very High High Satisfactory Close Fail Fail Abject Fail
 5.00 - 4.25 4.24 -3.75 3.74 - 3.25 3.24 - 2.50  2.49 - 2.25 2.24 - 1.25         1.24 - 0.00
 100% - 85%         84% - 75% 74% - 65% 64% - 50% 49% - 45% 44% - 25% 24% - 0%

85% of questions answered correctly.

75% of questions answered correctly.
 
65% of questions answered correctly.

50% of questions answered correctly.

45% of questions answered correctly. 

25% of questions answered correctly.

<25% of questions answered correctly. 

To complete your quiz go to the Learning@Griffith course website and the select D&T6 Quiz.

You may only attempt a quiz once and the first six quizzes attempted will be used to determine their contribution to your Log of Learning Activities. 



Level 2 (Completion Activity)



Plate and present food


Design, plate and present food for visual appeal and document with photography; Photograph and submit your photographs. It should:
  1. show a variety of foods;
  2. be carefully arranged;
  3. clearly show all of the foods involved;
  4. be well lit without shadows; and
  5. be stunning to look at.

Outstanding Very High High Satisfactory Close Fail Fail Abject Fail
 5.00 - 4.25 4.24 -3.75 3.74 - 3.25 3.24 - 2.50  2.49 - 2.25 2.24 - 1.25         1.24 - 0.00
 100% - 85%         84% - 75% 74% - 65% 64% - 50% 49% - 45% 44% - 25% 24% - 0%

All five elements evidenced.

Four elements evidenced.
 
Three elements evidenced.

Two elements evidenced. 

One element evidenced. 

A partial element evidenced.

No element evidenced. 


To submit your completion activity, choose one of the Level 2 Completion Activity tasks on Learning@Griffith, and attach your photographs when submitting your assignment.



Level 3 (Learning Activity)



Design Challenge

Complete a design challenge that demonstrates to other teachers what is possible for students to achieve from the following challenges:

Design, produce and test an innovative natural disaster warning system;
Design, produce and test an innovative system to guide visitors on a school tour;
Design and produce an innovative video to promote public transport;
Design and produce an innovative classroom safety video; 
Design, create and test an innovative musical instrument; 
Design, create and test an innovative model (physical) of an aquaculture system; and
Design, repurpose and test an innovative remote control device.

You will document your design process, including design, development, and testing; and present your solution through a shared Google Document (400 words), and a Youtube recording (max 3 minutes);

Your interpretation of the design process; innovation in research, planning and development of the design challenge; and articulation and presentation of your process and solution, will be assessed against the following criteria: 



 Outstanding Very High High Satisfactory Close Fail Fail Abject Fail
 15 - 12.75 12.74 -11.25 11.24 - 9.75 9.74 - 7.50  7.49 - 6.75 6.74 - 3.75       3.74 - 0.00
 100% - 85%         84% - 75% 74% - 65% 64% - 50% 49% - 45% 44% - 25% 24% - 0%
Interpretive ability in developing design challenge solution at an exceptionally high standard.Interpretive  ability in developing design challenge solution at a very high standard.Interpretive ability in developing design challenge solution at a good standard.Interpretive ability in developing design challenge solution at a satisfactory standard.Interpretive ability in developing design challenge solution at unsatisfactory quality but close to a satisfactory standard.Interpretive ability in developing design challenge solution at unsatisfactory standard.Interpretive ability in developing design challenge solution at a significantly unsatisfactory standard.
Intellectual initiative in research, planning and development of solutions at an exceptionally high standard.Intellectual initiative in research, planning and development of solutions at a very high standard.Intellectual initiative in research, planning and development of solutions at a good standard.Intellectual initiative in research, planning and development of solutions at a satisfactory standard.Intellectual initiative in research, planning and development of solutions at unsatisfactory quality but close to a satisfactory standard.Intellectual initiative in research, planning and development of solutions at unsatisfactory standard.Intellectual initiative in research, planning and development of solutions 
Articulation and presentation of an analysis at exceptionally high quality.Articulation and presentation of an analysis at  very high quality.Articulation and presentation of an analysis of a good quality. Articulation and presentation of an analysis of a standard quality.Articulation and presentation of an analysis of unsatisfactory quality but close to a satisfactory standard.Articulation and presentation of an analysis of unsatisfactory quality.Articulation and presentation of an analysis of significantly unsatisfactory quality.

To submit your learning activity, choose one of the Level 3 Learning Activity tasks on Learning@Griffith, place a link to your shared Google Document or Youtube video into the comment section when submitting your assignment. Remember to ensure that you have made your document or video public.




Level 4 (Advanced Activity)



Unit of Work

Outline a 20 hour over one semester (18 weeks) Design and Technology unit of work for a class in Year 7 or 8 that meets the requirements of the Australian Curriculum: Technologies  (equivalent to 1100 words) and addresses one of the contexts: Materials and Technologies, Food and Fibre Production; Engineering Principles and Systems; or Food Technologies.


The unit should indicate 1. the learning activities students will undertake and the time to be spent on them (innovation), 2. the Knowledge and Understanding and Processes and Production Skills that the unit will develop in students (interpretation), and 3. how these will be assessed (analysis). 

Your unit will be assessed against the following criteria: 



 Outstanding Very High High Satisfactory Close Fail Fail Abject Fail
 20.00 - 17.00 16.99 -15.00 14.99 - 13.00 12.99 - 10.00  9.99 - 9.00 8.99 - 5.00       4.99 - 0.00
 100% - 85%         84% - 75% 74% - 65% 64% - 50% 49% - 45% 44% - 25% 24% - 0%
Analytical ability in analysing unit assessment at an exceptionally high standard.Analytical ability in analysing unit assessment at a very high standard.Analytical ability in analysing unit assessment at a good standard. Analytical ability in analysing unit assessment at a satisfactory standard.  Analytical ability in analysing unit assessment at unsatisfactory quality but close to a satisfactory standard.Analytical ability in analysing unit assessment at an unsatisfactory standard.Analytical ability in analysing unit assessment at an significantly unsatisfactory standard.
Interpretive ability in developing a unit at an exceptionally high standard.Interpretive  ability in developing a unit at a very high standard.Interpretive ability in developing a unit at a good standard.Interpretive ability in developing a unit at a satisfactory standard.Interpretive ability in developing a unit at unsatisfactory quality but close to a satisfactory standard.Interpretive ability in developing a unit at unsatisfactory standard.Interpretive ability in developing a unit at a significantly unsatisfactory standard.
Intellectual initiative in research, planning and development of a unit at an exceptionally high standard.Intellectual initiative in research, planning and development of a unit at a very high standard.Intellectual initiative in research, planning and development of a unit at a good standard.Intellectual initiative in research, planning and development of a unit at a satisfactory standard.Intellectual initiative in research, planning and development of a unit at unsatisfactory quality but close to a satisfactory standard.Intellectual initiative in research, planning and development of a unit at unsatisfactory standard.Intellectual initiative in research, planning and development of a unit. 
Articulation and presentation of a unit at exceptionally high quality.Articulation and presentation of a unit at  very high quality.Articulation and presentation of a unit of a good quality. Articulation and presentation of a unit of a standard quality.Articulation and presentation of a unit of unsatisfactory quality but close to a satisfactory standard.Articulation and presentation of a unit of unsatisfactory quality.Articulation and presentation of a unit of significantly unsatisfactory quality.


To submit your Advanced Learning Activity, choose the Level 4 Learning Activity task on Learning@Griffith, then attach and submit your unit as a PDF file.




Level 5 (Research Activity)







Level 6 (RHD Activity)





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