With extraordinary access to the latest research and development, this resource explores cutting edge smart materials finding out how they are made, how they work and what their potential applications are both now and in the future. Case studies include; shape memory alloys and thermochromatic plastics, as well as QTC and how it is being used by electronics companies to revolutionise touch screen technology and how smart organic compounds are making it possible to print electrical components onto plastic sheets.


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Endorsed by OCR for use with their GCSE Design and Technology: Resistant Material specification

 Endorsed by Edexcel for use with their GCE in Design and Technology: Product Design (RMT pathway)

Recommended by AQA in their resources list for their GCSE and GCE D&T specifications


"The Smart Materials resource is superb as it provides in-depth understanding, using clear images and commentary, which is ideal for preparing students for the written examination.  However, it is also a resource which could just as easily be used as a starting point for designing and especially in relation to Design Task 18 which asks students to prototype new innovative products." 

Brian Russell,
Director of D&T at Dixons City Academy

Suggested exam board specification links


GCSE D&T Resistant Materials
GCE D&T Product Design


GCSE D&T Resistant Materials
GCE D&T Product Design, Resistant Materials pathway Unit 2


GCSE D&T Resistant Materials
GCE D&T Product Design


GCSE   D&T Resistant Materials
GCE D&T Product Design

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