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Resistant Material

Below are three homework tasks to be completed this half term.   Class teachers may set homework in addition to this or homework tasks instead of this.  This will be made clear in lessons.  All homework is to be completed in homework books.


Subject: Resistant Materials

Year Group: 10

During this short term we will focus on the topic of Sustainability.


Please use the links below to help you revise the topic:






You may also use the CPG Resistant Materials revision guide most of you have purchase.


Ensure that you can answer the following questions:


  • What is sustainability?
  • What are the 6 R’s in sustainability?
  • How do designers use the 6 R’s?
  • Why should we care about sustainability?
  • What is a finite resource?
  • Name sustainable materials and explain why they are sustainable
  • How do you consider sustainability when you are manufacturing?
  • How is the production of the SMART CAR a good example of sustainable manufacture?


You will be required to answer a random exam question every week. You will need to have revised in order to be able to answer these questions. Failure to do so will result in a 1 hour detention.