Introduction to Smart Wearable Tech-L101

Introduction to Smart Wearable Tech-L101

*Time is a minimum time estimate and creativity is difficult to limit this way

This activity provides a gentle introduction to the world of smart wearable technology. Pupils will discover what smart wearable technology is, why it’s important, and will brainstorm ideas for their own smart wearable.

Scroll down for a pre-task to get you thinking, notes on how to succeed and then the main activity slides where you’ll find step-by-step instructions.

Learning about how technology can be designed to meet people's needs and improve their lives can inspire students to pursue further studies in technology.

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Digital and meta skills

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Learning Intentions

* We are learning to understand what smart wearable technology is. * We are learning to identify examples of smart wearable technology. * We are learning to design a smart wearable based on what we've learned.

Success Criteria

* I can explain what a smart wearable is. * I can give examples of smart wearable technology. * I can design my own smart wearable and explain its functions.

Hints and tips

1. Don't be afraid to be creative with your smart wearable idea! 2. Remember, smart wearables should make life easier or more fun. 3. Think about the needs of different people when designing your smart wearable.

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