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Useful Websites for G&T - Design Technology                                             subjects       home


 
 
Sodaplay
http://www.sodaplay.com/
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Toys from Trash - Arvind Gupta
http://www.arvindguptatoys.com/
Instructions and videos on how to build all sorts of scientific toys using scrap and
everyday household objects.
Watch Arvind Gupta speaking at a TED conference here
 
 
 
 
Howtoons
http://www.howtoons.com/
Teaches children how to build things using some splendidly designed comic-strips.
Try Seeing the Future - a guide to visual communication in design.
 
 
 
 
 
Marshmallow Challenge
http://marshmallowchallenge.com
A design exercise that encourages 'collaboration, innovation & creativity'.
Suitable for all ages.
 
 
 
 
 
Moovl
http://www.moovl.com/index.html
A 'junior' variation on Sodaplay.
 
 
 
 
 
 
Cracking Ideas
http://www.crackingideas.com/
Encouraging innovation in Year 5 & 6 students. Work schemes involving DT
using resources featuring Wallace & Gromit.
 
 
 
 
 
Museum of Childhood - Moving Toys
http://www.vam.ac.uk/vastatic/microsites/1482_moving_toys/toys_modem.htm
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
d&t online
http://www.dtonline.org/
Free access to D&T materials, resources and software.
 
 
 
 
 
 
Welcome to CABE Education
http://www.cabe-education.org.uk
Commission for Architecture & the Built Environment
 
 
 
 
 
 
Stitch It Up
http://www.artisancam.org.uk/flashapps/stitchitup/
Design a duvet cover using a virtual sewing machine.
 
 
 
 
 
 
Tim Hunkin home page
http://www.timhunkin.com/
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
The Toymaker - folding paper toys
http://www.thetoymaker.com/
Lots of free paper toy designs to download and assemble.
 
 
 
 
 
 
Engineering Interact - Interactive science and engineering for 9-11 year olds
http://www-g.eng.cam.ac.uk/mmg/teaching/peterstidwill/interact/interact.htm
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Young Engineers - National competitions and club for young engineers
http://www.youngeng.org
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Nuffield - Primary Design & Technology
http://www.primarydandt.org/
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Card Modeling- Links to free card codels
Site seems to have disappeared - see a copy of links here
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
B L O C K S
http://www.blockcorner.com/content.html
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
BBC - Virtual Garden
http://www.bbc.co.uk/gardening/design/virtualgarden_index.shtml
Design your ideal garden and explore it in 3D (online or download).
 
 
 
 
 
 
Model Solar Cars
http://original.solar-active.com/car.htm
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
AIM Manufacturing Videos and virtual factory tours
http://manufacturing.stanford.edu/
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
BUILDING BIG About the Labs
http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/buildingbig/lab/index.html
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Joan Irvine the Pop-up Lady
http://www.makersgallery.com/joanirvine/index.html
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
HowStuffWorks - Learn how Everything Works!
http://www.howstuffworks.com/
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Paper Folding Project Page 1 of 4 pages
http://www.sgi.com/misc/grafica/fold/page001.html
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Arts Workshop The Children's Museum of Indianapolis
http://www.childrensmuseum.org/artsworkshop/offline.html
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
LEGO Design school  & LEGO World Builder 2
http://creator.lego.com/en-us/games/deafult.aspx
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
The Art of the African Mask
http://cti.itc.virginia.edu/~bcr/African_Mask.html
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
modern masks
http://www.rainewalker.com/catalog.htm
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Arthur . Print . Masks PBS Kids
http://pbskids.org/arthur/print/masks/index.html
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
NATURE Alien Empire - Make an Insect Mask
http://www.pbs.org/wnet/nature/alienempire/multimedia/maskindex.html
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Marvellous Masks - Enchanted Learning Software
http://www.enchantedlearning.com/crafts/Mask.shtml
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Papier Paper Mache Masks - Multicultural Art - KinderArt
http://www.kinderart.com/multic/machemask.shtml
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
ArtLex on Masks
http://www.artlex.com/ArtLex/m/mask.html
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Canon Papercrafts
http://cp.c-ij.com/en/contents/1006/
Make all kinds of things out of paper!