are given so that you can choose an area in which to begin your project. There are many different exam boards that each have their own project outlines, and some who leave them down to your school.
It is basically an area to develop.
I will choose from the list then give the pupil the chance to develop from
that list (or project outlines) and choose one area.
(OCR): Many cycles are stolen each year. Consider the problem and
design a device that deters a possible thief. This is a common type of project outline but how you deal with it is up to you.
Alarm projects do seem to be common in most syllabus as they can
incorporate more than one process or controlling element which allows you
to achieve higher grades. (Do not take this as a recommendation to do
some form of alarm device)
teacher may also give you a set of requirements that must be included in
your coursework folder. This is to enable you to meet all of the
requirements of the course.
research that backs up a need for your product.
of existing products and possible users.
preferred container shapes and materials.
of materials, components and manufacture and consideration of Batch production.
Advice: Ask your family and friends about similar products they have
or could use. Different members of your family will have different needs and views. Your parents or guardians may have different needs from your brothers and sisters, they may also have different needs from your grandparents or neighbours (can you really see your granny buying
Analyse the task: Produce a spider diagram listing everything that you may need to consider for the project (see Task Analysis).
Then produce a second spider diagram looking at all areas of your preferred project