Design and Technology - Web Links

We will try and keep this list up to date, but because of the nature of the Internet, some sites may move or become unavailable. Please let us know of any sites you have difficulties with, or if you have any sites that you would like to add to the list.

 


Technology for sustainable development


Alternative energy


Recycling

Education for sustainability

Centre for Alternative Technology

Use it again

ITDG

Wavegen

Recyclers World

Sustainable Technology Education Project

British Wind Energy Association

Retur Design

Appropriate Technology

Alternative energy

EMC Mobile phone recycling

Textiles Online

Using human power

Green Choices

United Nations Education Programme

British Human Power Club

Re-Cycle

CEE

British Pedal Car Championship

Centre for sustainable design

Modern World Design

Values in Design and Technology

The Rainforest Site

 

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Consumer organisations

Government departments

Arts and Crafts

The Consumer Gateway

Food Standards

Greenwich Market

The Market Research Society

Trading Standards

Crafts Council

MORI

Virtual Teachers Centre

Consumer reports On line

Health and Safety

Local Government D&T sites

Manufacturing companies

ROSPA

Birmingham NGfL

General Pattern Co.

Safety Shop

Kent NGfL

JJ Engineering

Product Safety

Staffordshire Learning Network

Solidscape

Northumberland NGfL

Stratasys

Design Insite

 

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Food organisations

Schools Online

Design and Technology resources

Food Technology

Deyes High School

British Standards Institute

Food Forum

Mildown Middle School

European Design Centre

Ridgewell Press

Tanglin Secondary School

Designers Guild

New Foods

Ambleside Primary

NAAIDT

Best Foods

Swanshurst School

Teacher Centre.com

Simply Food

Beverley Grammar School

Educate the Children

My Nutrition

Torquay Boys Grammar School

Nuffield Primary D&T

Food and Drink Federation

Bootham School

CDATE

Yum Yum

Bradfield College 

DATA

Fair Trade Chocolate

St Augustine's School  

Technology Links

Low Fat Veggie Food

Digital images

BBC Web Guide

My Veggie Patch

Dan Heller Photos

Amethyst Consultancy

Natural Land

FreeFoto.com

Design and Tech.com

Vegan Action

ImageExtra

DT Resources

Clip Art

DesignTechnology.org  

Teen.com

Engineering Council

Free Graphics

3D Sites Directory

 

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SCET

Bridges

ICT Suppliers

Animation Factory

The great idea finder

Cricksoft

Bellsnwhistles

The Making Place

Data Harvest

The Icon Bank

Cercot 2000

Jasc

Snap Shot

The Big Idea 

Valiant Technology

Viglen

Dabs

D&T Suppliers

On line databases

Museums and other resources

Technology Index

Cambridge Engineering Selector

Amberley Museum

TTS

Material Connexion

Weald & Downland

Economatics

CHID Nutrition

British Engineerium

Formech

Environmental Database

Hollycombe Steam Collection

Hindleys

Materials by Design

Museum of advertising & packaging

RS Components

Global Grocery List

Museums around the world

Technology in Education

MatWeb

The IDE Virtual Design Museum

Proops

Recycled Products

London Museums Online

Unilab

Mednets Nutrition

Black Inventors Museum

Technology Supplies

Net for change

The Bad Fads Museum

Techsoft

Edinburgh Engineering Virtual Library

Pro Desktop and CAD/CAM

Opitec

CAD in schools

TEP

Torquay Boys Grammar School

Denford

CAD Resources

 

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Techsoft

Techstuff

Textiles

TEP

Northwest Quilters

ProDesktop

Textiles through Time

 

SouthEast Asian Archive

Australian Contemporary Textiles

Quilt Ethnic

The Textile Museum

Heaven's Embroidered Cloths

Rowan Yarns

Kleins Specialist Haberdashery

Fabric Site

Vogue patterns 

 

 

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Star Sites

These sites have been chosen because they offer something special. If you come across a really good site, please let us know so that we can feature it as s Star Site.

http://ngfl.northumberland.gov.uk/
In the Resources area there are examples of GCSE projects and the grades they achieved. There are also some excellent downloadable activities for primary schools.

http://www.design-process.co.uk/
Professional designers demonstrating all stages of the design process. The site contains their working drawings, models, prototypes and final products.

http://www.dfes.gov.uk/teachers/Useful_Lesson_Plans_Resources
This site allows you to search for a range of resources related to all QCA schemes of work.

http://www.sln.org.uk/d&t/Primary/index.htm
The Primary area of the Staffordshire Learning Net is full of very useful downloadable support materials.

http://www.ncaction.org.uk/index.htm
The National Curriculum In Action provides case studies of pupils' work to show what different levels of attainment look like across key stages.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/robots
If you're in to robots, then this is the site for you!! The Build a Bot section takes you through producing a range of different robts, including one controlled by the IQ Board.

http://www.bsieducation.org/dtproject/index.html
The British Standards Institute Design and Technology Project is an excellent resource for Key Stage 3 and 4 pupils which looks at product design and the standards that they have to meet.

http://www.primarydandt.org.uk/home/index.asp
The Nuffield Primary Design and Technology site has some excellent resources, particularly the primary units of work that can be freely downloaded.

http://www.design-engine.com/default.htm
This must be the best source on the Internet for designers and designing

 

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Designers

>Terence Conran 

>Trevor Bayliss

>The Design Council

>Retro Modern

>The Design Museum

>Memphis Design

>Modern classics

>Alessandro Mendini

>Philippe Starck

>Ettore Sottsass

>Philippe Starck

>Design Addict

>Banal Design

>Charles and Ray Eames

>James Dyson

 

 

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