Two year 8 students describe their ideas about the types of specifications that would have been given for two famous outcomes.
Examples for exploring brief development
Student 1: Well we watched The Incredibles, and Edna had specifications. The specifications for the suit were it had to stand 1,000 degrees, had to be comfortable, it had to be able to turn invisible, and it had to be stretchy.
Student 2: Well we were looking at Kate Middleton, and we were looking at her dress that was unique to New Zealand. So we were looking at her dresses and we looked at one that she had to wear to meet the Prime Minister, and it had to be unique to New Zealand. So it showed that by having the Silver Fern on the shoulder, and it was a black dress and it had to go below her knees and fit like a glove to her body.
A year 8 student describes how she went about creating an initial brief for her organiser.
Claire Wood and a year 8 student talk about unpacking examples of technologists' practice to grow curriculum understandings.