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Grade 5

Graphic communication

Module 9


Assignment 1:


[lo 1.10]

PLANNING: Before we make the game, we have to do some thorough PLANNING.

a. Which materials am I going to use to make the board game?

b. Which actions will I be executing (e.g. cutting, pasting, etc.)?

c. Which tools will I use to make the game?

d. Here are some guidelines for the basic steps that have to be taken. Determine how much time you will need for each step if you have two hours available.

Steps Time
1. Cut out cardboard of 30 cm by 30 cm.
2. Cover cardboard with gift wrap.
3. Draw design to scale on white paper.
4. Colour / decorate board with pencils / pens / Koki pens.
5. Cut out square of ± 25 cm by 25 cm.
6. Paste square onto cardboard.
7. Add name of game on the outside.
8. Compile pamphlet containing rules.
9. Cover toothpaste box with gift wrap that is glued onto it.
10. Place rules and accessories in toothpaste box.
2 h

e Before you make your final game, it is important for you to test it to make sure that it works. Draw a PROTOTYPE (example) roughly in your class workbook and play the game with a friend. This is the time to make the necessary changes. Write the change(s) here:

Assignment 2:

Now make the board of your board game

[lo 1.9]

The following factors must be taken into account:

  • Do you work thoroughly and according to a plan without being too hasty?
  • Do you affix the various parts carefully so that they will not come apart later?
  • Do you measure accurately according to the requirements?
  • Do you work in a logical order ?
  • Do you erase the pencil lines once you have drawn the final lines with a pen or Koki?
  • Do you colour in evenly ?
  • Do you use the available materials sparingly ?
  • Are the cardboard surfaces on which you have to paste paper smooth and flat ?
  • Do I see to it that my work area is tidy ?
  • Is my work area well organised so that I can work as effectively as possible?

Assignment 3:

Draw to scale

[lo 1.12]

Now you have to learn how to enlarge the plan of your game to scale .


  • Return to your final design under number 3.
  • With a pencil and ruler divide this square into 25 small squares of 1 cm by 1 cm.
  • Carefully draw a large square of 25 cm by 25 cm on the large sheet of white paper. Draw the frame with a permanent marking pen so that it is dark.
  • With your pencil and ruler divide this square into 25 small squares of 5 cm by 5 cm.
  • You are now ready to transfer your design onto the big white page in pencil. Draw the content of each little square in your small design in the corresponding squares on the large white sheet. It will, of course, be larger than on the initial sheet.

  • Which electronic device is capable of enlarging your design? What is the advantage of using such a machine?
  • If you are satisfied with your design you may draw the most important lines with a permanent marker so that they are dark.
  • Now you may complete the colouring in or decorating of your product.

Assignment 4:

[lo 1.8]

Three important requirements for the pamphlet containing the rules , are that the content must be neat, legible and without any spelling mistakes . With the teacher’s permission you may type the pamphlet at home on a computer, and print it, or otherwise write it out neatly in print.

Questions & Answers

what is Nano technology ?
Bob Reply
write examples of Nano molecule?
The nanotechnology is as new science, to scale nanometric
nanotechnology is the study, desing, synthesis, manipulation and application of materials and functional systems through control of matter at nanoscale
Is there any normative that regulates the use of silver nanoparticles?
Damian Reply
what king of growth are you checking .?
What fields keep nano created devices from performing or assimulating ? Magnetic fields ? Are do they assimilate ?
Stoney Reply
why we need to study biomolecules, molecular biology in nanotechnology?
Adin Reply
yes I'm doing my masters in nanotechnology, we are being studying all these domains as well..
what school?
biomolecules are e building blocks of every organics and inorganic materials.
anyone know any internet site where one can find nanotechnology papers?
Damian Reply
sciencedirect big data base
Introduction about quantum dots in nanotechnology
Praveena Reply
what does nano mean?
Anassong Reply
nano basically means 10^(-9). nanometer is a unit to measure length.
do you think it's worthwhile in the long term to study the effects and possibilities of nanotechnology on viral treatment?
Damian Reply
absolutely yes
how to know photocatalytic properties of tio2 nanoparticles...what to do now
Akash Reply
it is a goid question and i want to know the answer as well
characteristics of micro business
for teaching engĺish at school how nano technology help us
Do somebody tell me a best nano engineering book for beginners?
s. Reply
there is no specific books for beginners but there is book called principle of nanotechnology
what is fullerene does it is used to make bukky balls
Devang Reply
are you nano engineer ?
fullerene is a bucky ball aka Carbon 60 molecule. It was name by the architect Fuller. He design the geodesic dome. it resembles a soccer ball.
what is the actual application of fullerenes nowadays?
That is a great question Damian. best way to answer that question is to Google it. there are hundreds of applications for buck minister fullerenes, from medical to aerospace. you can also find plenty of research papers that will give you great detail on the potential applications of fullerenes.
what is the Synthesis, properties,and applications of carbon nano chemistry
Abhijith Reply
Mostly, they use nano carbon for electronics and for materials to be strengthened.
is Bucky paper clear?
carbon nanotubes has various application in fuel cells membrane, current research on cancer drug,and in electronics MEMS and NEMS etc
so some one know about replacing silicon atom with phosphorous in semiconductors device?
s. Reply
Yeah, it is a pain to say the least. You basically have to heat the substarte up to around 1000 degrees celcius then pass phosphene gas over top of it, which is explosive and toxic by the way, under very low pressure.
Do you know which machine is used to that process?
how to fabricate graphene ink ?
for screen printed electrodes ?
What is lattice structure?
s. Reply
of graphene you mean?
or in general
in general
Graphene has a hexagonal structure
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