GCSE Design and Technology AQA (8552)

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GCSE AQA Design and Technology
Section A - 3.1 Core Technical Principles
3.1.1 New and emerging technologies
3.1.2 Energy generation and storage
3.1.3 Developments in new materials
3.1.4 Systems approach to designing
3.1.5 Mechanical devices
3.1.6 Materials and their working properties
Section C - 3.3 Designing and Making Principles
3.3.1 Investigation, primary and secondary data
3.3.2 Environmental, social and economic challenge
3.3.3 The work of others
3.3.4 Design strategies
3.3.5 Communication of design ideas
3.3.6 Prototype development
3.3.7 Selection of materials and components
3.3.9 Material management
3.3.10 Specialist tools and equipment
3.3.11 Specialist techniques and processes


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