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The design process

Engineering, in their hands

The Design Process is a free resource to help teachers (non-specialists included) bring engineering into the classroom.

Download teacher's pack
A team of students using Dyson machine parts, cardboard and tape to build a prototype.

Perfect for primary schools, the Design Process pack introduces students to the design process, nurturing the analysis and problem-solving skills engineers use every day.

Teacher's pack

Fully-supported lesson plans

The teacher's pack contains five lesson plans, worksheets and supporting information, explaining how the lessons relate to design engineering at Dyson.

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Worksheets and certificates

Printable lesson materials

Download all the worksheets and certificates from the teacher's pack for easy copying and distribution amongst your class.


Hear from Dyson engineers

Learn more about James's story and hear from Dyson engineers on the various stages of the design process and the part their jobs play in it.

"A fantastic resource which enriches the learning of young people, helps to meet learning objectives and provides an understanding of how learning in the classroom can lead to work outside of school."

Nicola Baynes

Primary School Teacher


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