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Innovative Materials lesson one.

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1. Word cloud
60 seconds
Name three innovative material used in design?
2. Slide
60 seconds
"Students understand how innovative materials are being used world wide and understand the positives and negatives of these Materials. "
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3. Slide
60 seconds
New materials are constantly being developed to improve the design of products and structures. These materials range from traditional materials like wood and steel to new materials like graphene and nanofibers. Innovative design materials help create products with improved safety, efficiency, and sustainability.
Innovative Design Materials
4. Slide
60 seconds
3D Printing: A process of printing a three dimensional object from a digital file, usually using a special printer and materials such as plastic, metal, or ceramic. Sustainable Design: An approach to designing products and structures that are resource efficient and have minimal environmental impact. Biomimicry: A design process that uses nature as a model, leveraging its principles and strategies to solve complex problems and build solutions.
5. Slide
60 seconds
A new type of material called Aerogel was developed in the 1930s. It is the lightest solid material known to man and can be used as insulation, filtration, and even a protective coating. Graphene is one of the strongest materials ever discovered and is composed of a single layer of carbon atoms in a honeycomb-like lattice structure. A new type of material called 'invisible gold' is being developed that is made up of gold nanowires and has the ability to absorb electromagnetic radiation.
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6. Open question
180 seconds
Work together in pairs: What are the potential advantages and disadvantages of using innovative design materials in a real-world engineering project?
7. Personalised Feedback
360 seconds
What are some examples of innovative design materials that have been developed in recent years, and how have they impacted various industries?
8. Open question
180 seconds
Work together in pairs: What is one example of an innovative design material that you think could have a positive impact on the environment?
9. Drawings
450 seconds
Brain break: Draw a banana-saurus rex having a picnic with a bunch of dancing strawberries
10. Personalised Feedback
180 seconds
Which material is known for its ability to self-heal when scratched or damaged?
11. Personalised Feedback
180 seconds
What is the main component of aerogel, often referred to as 'frozen smoke'?
12. Personalised Feedback
180 seconds
'Glow-in-the-dark' materials are typically made using which element?
13. Personalised Feedback
180 seconds
Which material has the highest strength-to-weight ratio among all known materials?
14. Personalised Feedback
120 seconds
Which innovative design material can change color based on external stimuli such as temperature or light exposure?
15. Open question
210 seconds
How has innovative design materials improved the lives of people around the world?

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