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Content description VCDSTC059

Design and Technologies / Levels 9 and 10 / Technologies Contexts / Materials and technologies specialisations
Content description
Investigate and make judgements on how the characteristics and properties of materials, systems, components, tools and equipment can be combined to create designed solutions
  1. critiquing the design of an existing product to identify environmental consequences of material selection
  2. justifying decisions when selecting from a broad range of technologies − materials, systems, components, tools and equipment, for example selecting low-emission paints and locally sourced materials
  3. analysing and explaining the ways in which the properties and characteristics of materials have been considered in the design of a product with specific requirements such as reduced weight to reduce transport costs in rural Australia
  4. investigating emerging materials and their impact on design decisions
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