Design and Technology KS3/4: Big Life Fix

In this resource for Design and Technology teachers, see how a group of the UK's leading inventors create new solutions for people in desperate need.

Design and Technology themes:

  • Designing in contexts
  • Iterative design process
  • Careers
  • Designing and making principles
  • Working with electronics, materials and emerging technology

These clips are taken from the original BBC series, Big Life Fix.

Suitable for: GCSE in England, Northern Ireland and Wales, and National 4/5 in Scotland.

Helping Ian to sail
video
A smartphone fix to help Greg
video
Helping Ayala play
video
Tech to help combat memory loss
video
Helping Kyle follow his dream
video
A new leg for ballet
video
Designing a high-tech accessible playground
video
Tech to help Tobijah bake
video
The Big Life Fix