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Design & Designers Quiz from Schenectady City School District, NY

IB Syllabus

The IB Syllabus for Design Technology can be found on the West Island website ready to download as a PDF file

Core Topics for Standard and Higher students

Higher students will also cover five additional topics

Option Topics
Topic 1

Design Process

Topic 8

Energy

Topic 8 Energy.pdf

Option E

Graphics, Human Factors
Topic 2

Product Innovation

Topic 9

Structures

Topic 9 Structures.pdf

Option A

Food Science and Technology
Topic 3

Green Design

Topic 10

Mechanical Design



Option C

CAD/CAM
Topic 4

Materials

Topic 11

Advanced Manufacturing

Topic 11 Advanced
Manufacturing Techniques.pdf




Topic 5

Product Development

Topic 12

Sustainable Development






Topic 6

Product Design










Topic 7

Evaluation











Glossary of Terminology

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Flow chart symbols.
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What does 'End of Pipe' mean?
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Velocity ratios? (Driver/Driven)
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Stiffness formula? (Load/Deflection)
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Exam Questions

The exam is split into three separate papers:
Paper 1

Multi-choice

40 Questions

1 Hour
Paper 2

Section A
Section B

6 Questions (answer all)
3 Questions (ONLY ANSWER ONE)

1.45 Hours
Paper 3

Option Paper

5 Questions (answer all)

1 Hour

Key words used in questions

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Revision Questions

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IB Study Skills

This is a great guide not only for revision of D&T but for all IB subjects:

Revision Guides

Thanks to John Zorbist at West Island School
IB Revision v1.0

References:

http://www.thedesignline.co.uk/ibo/Glossary.html
http://www.tep.org.uk/dictionary_index.html
http://vels.vcaa.vic.edu.au/essential/interdisciplinary/design/glossary.html
http://www.designcouncil.org.uk/en/About-Design/Business-Essentials/Emerging-Technology-by-Peter-Davis/Emerging-technology-glossary/
http://www.data.org.uk/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=497&Itemid=457
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