National Curriculum
Design and Technology

National Curriculum of England Hands-On Education Activity
Dt1/1.1a design purposeful, functional, appealing products for themselves and other users based on design criteria
Dt1/1.1b generate, develop, model and communicate their ideas through talking, drawing, templates, mock-ups and, where appropriate, information and communication technology
Dt1/1.2a select from and use a range of tools and equipment to perform practical tasks
Dt1/1.2b select from and use a wide range of materials and components, including construction materials, textiles and ingredients, according to their characteristics
Dt1/1.3a explore and evaluate a range of existing products
Dt1/1.3b evaluate their ideas and products against design criteria
Dt1/1.4a build structures, exploring how they can be made stronger, stiffer and more stable
Dt1/1.4b explore and use mechanisms, in their products.
Dt1/2.1a use the basic principles of a healthy and varied diet to prepare dishes
Dt1/2.1b understand where food comes from

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