The lesson can be incorporated into the study of maths, biology, design technology, geography, citizenship and computing. The material can be adapted for ages 11-16. The curriculum is aligned to ISTE, NGSS, CCSS and UK National Curriculum standards. A comprehensive list of standards met is included in the lesson platform.
Resources Included in Project:
Example 3D model of a 'zero-waste bottle' (STL file)
Plastic waste and circular economy animation videos (YouTube - Courtesy of The Ellen MacArthur Foundation)
Plastic life cycle challenge cards (PDF)
Circular economy case study presentation (PDF)
Student design workbooks & assessment rubric (PDF & Google Docs)
Tinkercad and Fusion 360 tutorial videos showing students how to design screw-cap bottles (hosted on PrintLab's student portal)