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Content description VCDSTC037

Design and Technologies / Levels 5 and 6 / Technologies Contexts / Materials and technologies specialisations
Content description
Investigate characteristics and properties of a range of materials, systems, components, tools and equipment and evaluate the impact of their use
  1. identifying the properties of materials for the design and construction of a sustainable household item, for example a product for storing harvested water
  2. evaluating the functional properties of a specific-purpose household system, for example a security system
  3. examining the materials and systems used in a public use system that affect the way people live, for example a community exercise environment or arts facility, water treatment, garbage collection
  4. comparing tools, equipment and techniques to select those most appropriate for a given purpose
  5. evaluating the use of computer-aided manufacturing in terms of cost and impacts on local and regional designers, producers and enterprises
  6. comparing the design and production of products, services and environments in Australia and a country in the Asia region
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