Year 4: Digital world: Mindful moments timer

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Lessons

Lesson 1: Mindfulness and existing technology

To create a design criteria for an electronic timer based on analysis of existing products

Lesson 2: Programming timers

To apply understanding of computer programming to instruct and control a Micro:bit to function as a timer

Lesson 3: Prototypes

To design, make and develop a prototype case for my mindful moment timer

Lesson 4: Brand identity

To design a logo for a mindfulness company using computer-aided design

Key skills

  • Writing design criteria for

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Key knowledge

  • To understand what variables

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Key vocabulary

research

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Unit resources

Assessment D&T Y4: Digital world: Mindful moments

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D&T Long-term plans

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Equipment list

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Design and technology: Risk assessment (editable)

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Key vocabulary

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