Making Silicon Molds- Major Design Project

January 24th, 2010 → 7:32 pm @

Silicon Molds Silicon Molds are often  necessary to produce a number of similar items for a Major Design Project. One method of achieving this is by manufacturing a silicon mold and casting the items using the mold. Lets  say we are going to produce a chess set for your Major Design Project but with a […]

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New Wind Turbine

November 17th, 2009 → 9:28 pm @

This video presentation is of a commercially constructed wind generator but it is not impossible to construct your own as a Major Design Project. A quick look around the internet reveals many DIY sites which would be useful for quality research. You would need to assess the following; what is the electrical load of the […]


Solar Panels

November 17th, 2009 → 9:16 pm @

At some stage you may wish to power your Design and Technology project idea with Solar Panels. See my other blog/article about make your own solar panels


Students build a house

November 15th, 2009 → 5:02 pm @

These students are learning from the ground up, all about how to construct a domestic residence. Design and Technology students are able to present unique designs as a Major Design Project in their final year. The experience of being involved in a project like this provides valuable education and research for the project. If you […]


High School Students Build Boat

November 15th, 2009 → 4:54 pm @

High School Students build a Boat. A range of good quality projects have been manufactured from cardboard by Design And Technology students over the years. An interesting project showing how school students had to construct a boat from cardboard and duct tape. Each boat had to successfully move one high school student across a small […]