Age range: 11-14
Duration: 60 or more mins
  • D&T
  • Engineering

Sunglasses of the future

Designing a new pair of futuristic and sustainable sunglasses

In this activity learners will sketch and annotated design for a sustainable pair of sunglasses aimed at the young professional adults of the future.

This activity could be used as a main lesson activity to teach learners about generating design ideas or sketching, or part of a wider scheme of learning covering design processes and techniques. It could also be used as part of an introduction to sustainability issues, such as the negative impact of plastic waste on the environment.

Resources required:

  • A4 or A3 paper, if not using handout
  • Pencils, pens, coloured pencils and sketching tools
  • Optional, if available: 3D CAD software for extension activity

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