9PTC

9 Product Technology

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr S. Ronowicz

In this option, students learn how to create innovative products and gain an understanding of how Technology influences lives. They use a mixture of traditional design, Computer Aided Design, workshop skills and CNC technologies to develop, create and test their own innovative Bluetooth Sound System.  It is people in this slice of the industry that will in future years, develop so many exciting new products to take up opportunities and help address the significant social and environmental issues we are facing. But most of all it is engaging, rewarding and fun !!

Classes in action !!! click the 2 links below.

https://drive.google.com/file/d/1WLu1VPJ6RG487I5FCmAAXo_JDiNL_Stj/view?usp=sharing

https://drive.google.com/file/d/1hqN5-SrVMTY2MznouZzaIQnvYV4TYFz2/view?usp=sharing




Below are links to only some of the pathways associated with this subject going forward.

https://www.aut.ac.nz/courses/bachelor-of-design/industrial-design-major

https://www.idp.com/newzealand/search/product-design

https://www.canterbury.ac.nz/study/subjects/industrial-product-design

https://www.waikato.ac.nz/study/subjects/industrial-design

https://www.massey.ac.nz/massey/learning/programme-course/programme.cfm?prog_id=93521&major_code=PINDS

 



Course Overview

Term 1
Establishing the design brief.
Generating and modelling design ideas.
Learning workshop skills
Generating CAD drawing of chosen idea.
Start making the Scooter/Gaming Chair
Finish making the Scooter/Gaming Chair.
Evaluate its success.

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

$35 take-home components

Pathway

Engineering, Design, All Technology areas, Product Development, Product Design, Media design
Architect, Building & Construction, Industrial Management, Technician, Apprenticeships, Media Design, Ergonomics, Electronics, Robotics. Environmental Technology.