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Design Technology Online Resource Pack

Focus Design Technology Resource Pack

The Focus Design Technology online resource pack is an essential tool for anyone teaching lessons or setting work for students remotely. It includes unlimited access to the complete suite of Focus DT titles. Compatible with Windows, Chromebooks, Mac, iPad and Android.

"We have used them since school closure and I can't praise them enough. Our students love the activities and work is easy to set." Alex R Al, secondary school teacher.

One fantastic price includes unlimited access at school and home to:

NEW RELEASE: Focus on Timber Based Products
• Focus Mind Map Designer
• Focus 2D Vector Graphics Designer
• Focus on Maths in Design Technology (GCSE)
• Focus on Intellectual Property Rights
• Focus on Designers & Companies
• Focus on New & Emerging Technologies
• Focus on Surface Treatments & Finishes
• Focus on Smart, Modern & Composite Materials
• Design Technology Library of Video Clips
• DT Materials Database
• KD Fittings & Flatpack Furniture
• Focus on Product Analysis
• Focus on Metals • Focus on Plastics
• Focus on Mechanisms • Focus on Graphic Products
• Focus on Wood Joints • Focus on Energy Use & Environment
• Focus on Mechanical Toys • Focus on the Food Industry
• Focus on Fairground Rides • Focus on KS1 Design Technology

SAVE £30 by purchasing a two year site licence for just £169.95.

Multi-Academy Trusts: contact us for a quote to cover all school in your MAT.

Focus DT Resource Pack: 1 year site licence: £99.95
Focus DT Resource Pack: 2 year site licence: £169.95
Focus DT Resource Pack: 5 year site licence: £399.95
What's Included in the Focus D&T Online Resource Pack? Design Technology Online Resources
  • Unlimited access at school and home for all students enrolled at the school
  • No installation required
  • Supplied with a single username and password or private URL
  • iPad, Android, Chromebook, PC & MAC compatible (internet connection required)
  • New titles and updates included at no extra cost
  • Subscriptions can be cancelled without penalty at the end of each 12 months.
Focus on Timber Based Materials timber based materials - hand tools
  • An in-depth examination of Design and Technology Timber Based Materials and the associated tools, machinery, processes and finishes. This comprehensive study covers both in-school workshop situations and those found in commercial industry. This title was produced in association with Mr Paul Woodward.
Focus Mind Map Designer Mind Map Designer screenshot
  • The Focus Mind Map Designer is an easy-to-use, intuitive and effective creative thinking tool. Mind Maps provide a graphical way to represent ideas and concepts; a visual thinking tool that helps structuring information, helping you to better analyse, comprehend, synthesize, recall and generate new ideas.
Focus 2D Vector Graphics Designer 2D Vector Graphics Design
  • The Focus 2D Vector Graphics Designer is an easy-to-use addition to the online Focus DT Resource Pack. It provides students the freedom to design 2D vector graphics for print or component manufacture, anytime, anywhere, on any device.
Maths in Design Technology Maths in Design Technology GCSE
  • This interactive resource clearly explains the Maths relevant to GCSE Design Technology. Step-by-step interactive simulations help staff teach the concepts. DT scenario exam style interactive questions encourage students to test their own understanding.
Focus on Intellectual Property Rights Focus on IPR
  • A unique examination of the various forms of Intellectual Property Rights and their importance for designers. This resource is a must for any budding designer!
Focus on New & Emerging Technologies new technology for the elderly
  • A unique insight into New and Emerging Technologies and their potential to impact on our lives. This well researched and thoughtfully written resource makes use of YouTube video clips to engage students and fill in the gaps left by the standard textbooks.
Focus on Designers and Companies Alessi
  • Focus on Designers and Companies is an examination of the work of world famous designers and companies. Each topic includes a brief history, YouTube video clips and photos of work they’ve produced.
Focus on Smart, Modern & Composite Materials Smart polymers
  • A thoughtfully designed resource providing a unique and easy-to-understand insight into the exciting world of 21st Century materials, their development, use, and potential.
Design Technology Video Library Design & Technology video library
  • A comprehensive collection of Design & Technology themed video clips.
Focus on Flatpack Furniture & KD fittings Flatpack furniture
  • Useful teaching aid and research tool when studying the common KD fittings and how designers utilise them in products.
Focus on DT Materials Materials browser
  • DT materials for Design Technology KS3, GCSE and A Level project work is simply the most comprehensive and useful project work database available today. This Design Technology program includes information and prices for most materials, components and fittings found in DT Resistant Materials design projects.
Focus on Product Analysis Product analysis
  • Focus on product analysis is an interactive examination of readily available consumer products. Packed with simulations, videos and photographs. Focus on Product Analysis is ideal for use as a discussion aid when introducing product analysis into project work and in preparation for exams.
Focus on Metals: Manufacturing processes Metals: Manufacturing processes
  • Focus on Metals: Manufacturing Processes interactive learning resource examines the main techniques that a Design Technology student will come across when studying Product Design, Engineering or Resistant Materials at GCSE or A Level. Focus on Metals provides an excellent way of bringing examples of industrial practice into the classroom.
Focus on Plastics: Manufacturing processes Compression moulding
  • Focus on Plastics is an interactive resource examining the 8 main manufacturing techniques studied in Design Technology at KS3, GCSE and A Level. Each topic includes a simulation of the process and a wealth of detailed information and photographs.
Focus on Mechanisms Mechanisms: Lifting systems
  • Focus on Mechanisms is a KS3 and GCSE Design Technology Windows software or online resource with a place in every DT department. Ideal for KS3 and GCSE Design Technology, each mechanism is clearly explained using animations, photographs, video and text. This interactive eLearning Resource is suitable for whole class whiteboard teaching and for use as an individual study aid.
Focus on Graphic Products flexography
  • Graphic Products: Commercial Printing Processes interactive Windows program or online resource which examines how Focus Educational Software designs and prints advertising brochures and packaging for its products using the three industry standard printing processes: Offset Lithography, Flexography and Screen Printing. Graphic Products for Design Technology is an excellent replacement for industrial visits now that they are becoming increasingly difficult to organize.
Focus on Wood Joints Wood joints: Table Joints
  • Focus on Wood Joints includes exceptionally clear 3D models of 37 traditional joints and linked information pages, make this program ideal for learning about wood joints and where they should be used in Design Technology project work.
Focus on Energy & Environment What is a fuel?
  • This interactive resource provides a balanced cross-curricular view of the issues that are of concern to us all, encourages thought about life style choices and suggests ways in which we can all do our bit to conserve the Earths energy resources
Focus on Mechanical Toys Caterpilla
  • Focus on Mechanical Toys is structured to encourage students to conduct their own investigations into the basic principles of mechanisms, this simple-to-use learning aid combines seven topic areas with detailed analyses of 21 real-life automata.
Focus on the Food Industry Ice Cream: Ingredients
  • Focus on Food: From Cow to Consumer is a unique in-depth interactive resource examining the business activities of Roskilly's Cornish organic food production facility packed with videos, animations and information.
Focus on Fairground Rides Fairground Rides: Mini Wheel
  • An exciting interactive program designed to aid the teaching of amusement park control projects. This simple-to-use learning aid combines six topic areas with 18 fully controllable animations of fairground rides.
Focus on KS1 Design Technology Moving Pictures: Mouse
  • KS1 DT Design and Create supports the teaching of 7 popular KS1 Design Technology themes all contained in one interactive eLearning resource.
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