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Activity Sheets

Each Activity Sheet includes elements of:

  • Setting goals and learning objectives.
  • Practical project work.
  • Working drawings in 2D and 3D format coupled with Bill of Materials.
  • Associated theoretical content.
  • Design activities.
  • Cross curricular links.
  • Literacy and Numeracy based activities.
  • A logical sequence toward completion.
  • Critical reflection

Two Stars & a Wish. ....
A final activity termed Two Stars and a Wish, which is an opportunity for the student to carry out a short critical reflection of their work.

Two Stars: two skills that the student has improved from working through the activities.

A Wish: one area that the student feels they need to work towards improving.

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Other Projects
   
Burglar Alarm
Powerpoint
Presentation
PDF
Alarm Circuit
PDF
Manufacture
Zip
Stages of manufacture - CAD Files ( Zip file, 904 Kb)
     
Desk Fan  
   
Powerpoint
Presentation - Project
Powerpoint
Presentation - Vacuum Forming
PDF
Project Brief
Zip
Resources for Desk Fan (Zip file 4,735 Kb)
Zip
Resources for alternative Desk Fan (Zip file, 4,367 Kb)
Zip
Orthographic Drawings of Fan (Zip file, 4,135 Kb)
Zip
Extra Motor holders (Zip file, 2,562 Kb)
   
Dragster  
Powerpoint
Presentation
PDF
Project Notes
   
Motorcycle
Powerpoint
Presentation
PDF
Manufacturing Notes
Zip
CAD Files (Zip File, 107 Kb)
     
Mobile Phone Holder
Powerpoint
Project - Presentation
Powerpoint
Project - Inspiration
PDF
Project - Notes
PDF
Instructions
     
Téarmaí Teicneolaíocht  
PDF
Téarmaí Teicneolaíocht  
     

 
     
     
     
       
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CAD Computer Specifications

Details of the Computer specifications for CAD Computers available through the DES 2015 hardware grant for schools for use in DCG can be found under the CAD & SolidWorks link on the left of the screen.

 

Updated Room Layouts

Updated Room Layouts for Post Primary Schools are currently available in both CAD and PDF format from the DES website.

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New JC & LC Technology Books

Golden Key Publishers, who published “Technology for Leaving Certificate” in 2015 have informed us that “Technology for Junior Certificate” by Paul Enright will be available in August 2016 .

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Example of a flipped learning approach in a Tech Graphics class.

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