Year 9 Product and Manufacturing

Course Description

This course is all about design, development and production as part of a collaborative team.

Students will explore sustainable options during the design process while developing a creative and innovative design solution using appropriate technologies.

Learning Opportunities

In this course you will need to:

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  • Creativity - Students create innovative design ideas/solutions. 
  • Use technology equipment and facilities.
  • Collaboration - students will be given opportunities to work together.
  • Product design, looking at homeware, wearables, clothing etc.
  • Using Information - During the course students will work through the design process and carry out detailed research and experimentation with fabrics and construction methods in order to make decisions about their final outcome.
  • Production processes - exploring costing, materials and wastage, marketing and promotion.
  • Technology use - students will be able to use technology and equipment, understanding the tools, components and processes.

Resources Required

All students need: pens, pencils, ruler, eraser, glue stick, highlighters, coloured pencils, scissors for all classes
A4 Clearfile
Final product $10.00 (optional)
Students also have the option to purchase more specialised materials, equipment or resources for their individual projects. (e.g: developing screens for printing vs hand cut, pine vs rimu) They will need to be mindful of this when working through the design process.