Introduction to Modern Materials

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Below is basic information on modern materials which covers the type of information students need to know for the core content of the D&T GCSE for England. Check your specification for the exact learning that is needed and to see how suitable the information is for other qualifications.

Introduction to modern materials

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Read a document we created for the National STEM Learning Centre introducing modern materials

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To find out more about modern materials visit the D&T GCSE section of BBC Bitesize

Use these activities to test your learning. Click on the images to download the handout.

Modern materials keywords

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Modern Materials revision card A5

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Smart or modern2

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