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GL051A files for Air Quality Indicator
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To be used with GL051:

This zip file contains AQM01, AQM02 and Airqualityindicator.ini

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New Resource - 5 Jul 2021
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GL051 Air Quality Indicator
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This document is a guide to making a portable device which can be used to monitor the air, in terms of PM2.5.

These tiny particles can come from a variety of sources and could be harmful. This device will indicate when the relative number of particulates in the air is high.  It could be used to monitor the air in a workshop.

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New Resource - 5 Jul 2021
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GL365a - 3d print files for motor
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The file contains the STL files for 3D printing the base and armature of the electric motor.

Instructions on building this are in GL365.

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New Resource - 31 Mar 2021
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GL365 - 3D printed DC motor
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This is a 'make-it' guide for constructing a DC motor from easily sourced components and 3D printed parts.

The 3D print files are available from GL365A listed below.

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New Resource - 31 Mar 2021
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Face Shields as PPE
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As the corona virus pandemic has evolved, some D&T departments have been making face shields for health workers to use. The materials below should be considered prior to embarking on such an activity.
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New Resource - 8 Apr 2020
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Non-metal casting
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Casting can take many forms, this resources identifies a number of resources that should be considered prior to embarking on any activity where liquid materials are being formed into solid objects.

This may include; resin, plaster, wax.

Where metals, such as pewter or aluminium are to be used, information is available in the Pewter Casting resource.

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New Resource - 16 Apr 2019
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Photography
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Photography can take many forms, digital, wet, black and white, colour and more.

This resource lists the documents that should be considered before embarking upon a photographic activity.

In some cases it may be necessary to check with the school safe guarding policy about the use of images of pupils and their work.

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camera and lens image
New Resource - 16 Apr 2019
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Sculpture work
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Developing 3D artwork often involves sculpting solid materials, to alter their shape and form to meet the needs of the artist.

This resource identifies the MRATs and other documents that should be considered when embarking on sculpture work, across a variety of medium.

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artwork 3D items
New Resource - 10 Apr 2019
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Drone building
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If building a complex artefact, such as a drone, the following MRATs should be considered.
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New Resource - 7 Jun 2018
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Cement modelling
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Many schools are developing cement or concrete based project ideas, the documents below should be considered prior to working with these materials.
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New Resource - 1 Mar 2018
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