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Design and Technology - Key Stage 2

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Evaluating processes and products
3. Pupils should be taught to:
c) recognise that the quality of a product depends on how well it is made and how well it meets its intended purpose [for example, how well products meet social, economic and environmental considerations].
Knowledge and understanding of materials and components
4. Pupils should be taught:
a) how the working characteristics of materials affect the ways they are used
b) how materials can be combined and mixed to create more useful properties
Breadth of study
5. During the key stage, pupils should be taught the Knowledge, skills and understanding through:
a) investigating and evaluating a range of familiar products, thinking about how they work, how they are used and the views of the people who use them

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