Photon Factor

Description

Photon Factor is an exciting project which offers many creative possibilities. An understanding of the minimalist design philosophy is central. "Less is more" is the approach. Students develop a range of design and making skills using a variety of thermoplastics.

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Resources

Our aim is to support teachers with all the resources needed to successfully run this unit of work in their classrooms. We provide all the materials and the less common equipment as well as classroom video, teaching notes and student sheets. The beauty of the Photon Factor project is that it can be run without expensive equipment.

Materials And Equipment

  • Hand drills
  • Plastic strip heater
  • Pop rivet guns
  • Scroll saws
  • Plastics oven (optional)
  • Polycarbonate
  • Polypropylene
  • Cord set
  • Lamp holder
  • Bulbs
  • Snap rivets
  • WashersPop rivets
  • Project video
  • Teaching programme
  • Teaching notes (student handouts and teacher notes)
  • Reference books

Photon Factor Teaching Resource

Code: PFCV

The main idea behind the Photon Factor Project is minimalism which has taken various forms over the…

$125.00
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Nylon Snap Rivets

Code: PFSR

These handy snap rivets are a good fastener.

$40.00
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Washers – Box of 200

Code: PFRW

Washers for 4mm Pop Rivets – Box of 200.

$5.00
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Polypropylene Sheet – White

Code: PFPP

Polypropylene sheets (700x1500mm) – White.

$9.50
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Cord, Switch, and lampholder

Code: PFCH

This assembly is a complete set to suit the Photon Factor Project.

$13.80
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Polycarbonate Sheet

Code: PFPC

Polypropylene sheets (700x1500mm) – White.

$8.00
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Polypropylene Sheet – Clear

Code: PFCPP

This material is to suit the Photon Factor project.

$9.50
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40 Watt Bulb

Code: PFLB

Candle style for bayonet fitting globe to suit Photon Factor Project.

$1.50
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