Focus on New and Emerging Technologies provides a unique insight into the exciting area of new and emerging technologies and their potential to impact on our lives. This title is available as part of the  Focus D&T Online Resource Pack. See below for sample screen and a list of topics.

Topic List and Sample Screenshots:


● The Nature of Employment
● Biometrics
● Drones
● Virtual and Augmented Reality
● Disruptive Technology
● Revision Quiz

People, Culture & Society

● Changes in the workplace
●  Fashion
●  Privacy & Ethics
●  Technology Push and Market Pull
●  Cultural Differences, Faiths and Beliefg
●  Standard Components
●  Design for the Disabled and Elderly

Systems and Production

●  Scale of Production
●  Computer Aided Design
●  Computer Aided Manufacture
●  Computer Integrated Manufacturing
●  Just in Time
●  Flexible Manufacturing
●  Systems
●  Lean Manufacturing
●  Standard Components
●  Quality Management
●  Revision Quiz

Enterprise Section

●  What is Enterprise?
●  Cooperatives
●  Crowd Funding
●  Government Grants
●  Not-for-Profit Organisations
●  Fairtrade
●  Virtual Marketing and Retail
●  Revision Quiz

Environment & Sustainability

●  What is Sustainability?
●  Linear and Circular Economies
●  Life Cycle Assessment
●  Cradle-to-Cradle
●  Six Rs of Sustainability
●  Finite and non-Finite Resources
●  Pollution and Waste Disposal
●  Transportation of Goods
●  Planned and Perceived Obsolescence
●  Revision Quiz

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