Year 8 Revision List – Summer

Equipment needed:

pen, pencil, ruler, colouring pencils


1.    Electronics

Produce study notes in a table format for all the components listed:

Battery, Push to make switch, toggle switch, resistor, & light emitting diode

Name Picture Symbol Description



A battery is used to provide power/voltage in a circuit.

Push to make Switch      
Toggle Switch      


Be able to draw and explain the year 8 greeting card circuit.

 2.    Design question/Design process

You will be asked to draw a three dimensional picture of an object. You must make sure you pay attention to the dimensions and materials of the object and reflect these in your drawing.

3.    Safety in the workshop

Make study notes on the correct dress and behaviour needed in the T&D workshop.

4.    Tools & Equipment

Produce study notes in a table format for all the tools & equipment listed:

Hegner Saw, Band Facer, Pillar Drill, try square, hammer, panel pins, sand paper.

 5.    Materials

Produce a mind map using Wood as your main theme.

The individual branches should reflect detail about Hardwoods, Softwood, & Manufactured wood. Make sure you know the difference between the different types of wood and be able to list examples of each wood.