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Content description VCDSCD050

Design and Technologies / Levels 7 and 8 / Creating Designed Solutions / Generating
Content description
Generate, develop and test design ideas, plans and processes using appropriate technical terms and technologies including graphical representation techniques
  1. using a variety of critical and creative thinking strategies such as brainstorming, sketching, 3-D modelling and experimenting to generate innovative design ideas
  2. considering which ideas to further explore and investigating the benefits and drawbacks of ideas, for example using digital polling to capture the views of different groups in the community
  3. identifying factors that may hinder or enhance project development, for example intercultural understanding
  4. developing models, prototypes or samples using a range of materials, tools and equipment to test the functionality of ideas
  5. producing annotated concept sketches and drawings, using: technical terms, scale, symbols, pictorial and aerial views to draw environments; production drawings, orthogonal drawings; patterns and templates to explain design ideas
  6. documenting and communicating the generation of design ideas for an intended audience, for example developing a digital portfolio with images and text which clearly communicates each step of a design process
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