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Interactive, Smart and Modern Textiles

Media: DVD
DUR: 42 mins
Product Code: INTTEX
Price: £49.00

Wearable electronics, textiles that generate power and smart and modern materials like Kevlar, Nomex and D30 are all covered in this resource that looks at their characteristics, functions and applications.  Case studies include: materials used by stuntmen and ballerinas, a handbag that charges your phone, piezo-electric textiles and garments that sense and react to changes in your body and the environment. 

Endorsement/Recommendation

Endorsed by Edexcel for use with the Edexcel GCSE in Design and Technology: Textiles Technology

Endorsed by OCR for use with their GCSE in Design and Technology: Textiles Technology

 

Testimonials

“A great resource for the classroom, which enhances the knowledge base for the emerging and growing area of interactive, smart textile design.”

Just4Textiles, Summer 2012 Click here to download full review 


Suggested exam board specification links

AQA

 
GCSE  D&T: Textiles Technology
GCE D&T: Product Design (Textiles)
   

Edexcel

 
GCSE 

D&T: Textiles Technology

   

OCR

 
GCSE D&T: Textiles Technology
   

WJEC

 
GCSE D&T: Textiles

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