Suitable for students following GCSE D&T: Resistant Materials Technology, this title illustrates the full breadth of designing and making with resistant materials. This book has been written for students following GCSE courses in Design and Technology. It has been revised and meets the requirements of GCSE D and T Resistant Materials Technology. It allows students to acquire and practise the skills needed for design-based problem solving courses. Collins D and T: Design and Realisation explains the importance of investigating, planning, designing, making and evaluating and provides the technological knowledge necessary to undertake a wide range of projects. It enables students to make informed decisions about processes, materials and techniques, as well as placing their work in the context of the society in which they live.