Year 8

# Modelling skills used in idea generation

In this lesson, we will model out products to full scale. We are going to learn different techniques which we can use when modelling out our own ideas. Please note this lesson will require some additional equipment, beyond a pen, pencil or paper, to fully participate.

Year 8

# Modelling skills used in idea generation

In this lesson, we will model out products to full scale. We are going to learn different techniques which we can use when modelling out our own ideas. Please note this lesson will require some additional equipment, beyond a pen, pencil or paper, to fully participate.

## Lesson details

### Key learning points

1. understand the performance of structural elements to achieve functioning solutions
2. produce 3D models to develop and communicate ideas

### Equipment

Corrugated cardboard, greyboard, cartonboard, cutting mat, scissors, steel rule, craft knife, small home product / tool, cardboard packaging

### Content guidance

• Equipment requiring safe usage.

### Licence

This content is made available by Oak National Academy Limited and its partners and licensed under Oak’s terms & conditions (Collection 1), except where otherwise stated.

## Video

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## Starter quiz

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### 5 Questions

Q1.
Can you remember how many mm in 1 cm?
0.1mm.
100mm.
1mm.
Q2.
How many centimetres (cm) in 50mm?
500cm
50cm
5mm
Q3.
What do we call a model of a building that is mathematically reduced in size, but maintains the same proportions to that building?
A building model.
A measured architectural model.
Correct answer: A scaled architectural model.
A scaled full size representation.
Q4.
Which of these materials would be used to do a quick initial model?
Bricks.
Feathers.
Planks of wood.
Q5.
Which of these tools would NOT be used for quick card modelling?
Ruler.
Scalpel.
Scissors.

## Exit quiz

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### 4 Questions

Q1.
What does the word "rendering" mean?
Correct answer: Rendering is a method of applying colour and tone to a 2D design to make it appear 3D.
Rendering is a method of developing and deepening one's ideas.
Rendering is a surface decoration which gives depth to a flat surface.
Rendering is a tool which is used to create square shaped holes.
Q2.
What does the word "texture" mean?
Texture is a method of applying colour and tone to a 2D design to make it appear 3D.
Correct answer: Texture is a surface decoration which gives depth to a flat surface.
Texture is the ideas of the mind taking form in the extended world.
Texture refers to the taste of an object.
Q3.
Is this a picture of a 2D (2-Dimensional) or 3D (3-Dimensional) object?
2-Dimensional.