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Year 9 Art and Design

Product Design and Technology: Wood

Elective Unit

Unit Description

This unit challenges the student to examine an environment and create a product to enhance it. This includes following a sequence of design, which allows the student to communicate and plan ideas, estimate quantities and costs and analyse a range of timbers.

Essential Questions

  • What is the role of the design process?
  • What is the relationship between designer and client?
  • How do the characteristics and properties of wood influence my design?
  • Why do we evaluate our production work on completion?


  • Investigating and Designing: the production of a portfolio, which plans the manufacture of a product.
  • Production: a finished product that applies joinery, fixtures and finishes.
  • Analysing and Evaluating: a synopsis of initial ideas against a final outcome.