The lesson can be incorporated into the study of maths, design technology, and computing. The material can be adapted for ages 8-16. 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.
In this project students will:
develop an understanding of upcycling and its importance to modern day society
develop CAD skills based on creating 3D printed forms to fit inside waste packaging
research and investigate waste materials and products accumulated at their school/organisation
work both individually and collaboratively to identify product design opportunities that keep materials in circulation
go through an iterative design process to give waste products/materials new life by combining them with 3D printed forms