Bilingual 2nd

Todos os exercicios do curso están neste boletín, que tamén podes visualizar como libro online en issuu:

And now: you can see this chart to check all the contents. Let me suggest you some interesting websites:


Unit 1. Technology. Technological process 

Unit 2. Graphic design

  1. Graphic Design: perspective and ortographic drawing. Some views interactive exercises. Getting views from objectsModeling of objects from their views. Visualization and 3DBuild objects and get their views. Selfevaluation exercises
  2. Normalization: what’s an scale?Normalized scales
  3. MeasuringTry to dimension these objects
  4. Build your objects
  5. Measuring tools: gauge. Practise on this site with different gauges (click “test” and fill the white space)!
  6. Measuring: nonio. Parts of a nonio and online exercices


  • Web educaciónplá drawing exercises
  • Try to draw the views of the following objects; once you finish, you can check you did them right on this site. Remember to draw auxiliar lines with a thin line
  • Interactive exercises to practise
  • CAD in 2D: imos aprender a facer planos en dúas dimensións cun programa de deseño asisitido por ordenador (CAD, Computering Aid Design); para isto, faremos o “ovo máxico”, actividade do libro (páxina 144). Necesitas descargar o programa DibuGeo, que se atopa no seguinte link. Imos aló!
  • Some fun: who dares this Tetris 3D?

Unit 3a. Materials (also see Libro abalar sobre materiais)

  1. Materials: raw material, material and manufactured good (technological product)
  2. Materials classification attending to their origin. Uses of materials
  3. Definition of properties of materials. Some visual examples 1 and 2. Conductivity, ductibility and malleability
  4. Hardness testing. Tensile strength and elasticity testing
  5. Working properties

Game: Kahoot Properties

Unit 3b. Woods (ORAL EXPOSITION)

  1. Wood: parts of the tree. Clasification of woods. Kinds of trees. Timber, hardwoods,
  2. Obtaining wood: logging, transportation and drying: timber harvesting
  3. By-products of wood: celulosic materials (paper and cardboard); prefabricated timber. Some images
  4. Tools and machines. (See all of woodworkin in Wikipedia) Basic technics of sawing, roughing, joining (also see glues) and finishing (also natural wood finishing). Woodworking joints. Shaping by deforming
  5. Galician woods: native and imported woods. Current exploitation of wood: see “uses” in wikipedia, and wood heating (ampliation in Wikipedia)
  6. Wood and enviroment: logging, consequences of massive deforestation (see these numbers). Consequences of monoculture. The case of Galician Eucalipto. Fires

Unit 3c. Metalic materials (ORAL EXPOSITION)

  1. Metals: properties, obtaining, historyCorrosion. Extraction of metals and alloys. Metal structures and properties. Metallic bondingTeoría e práctica das explotacións mineiras…
  2. Metals obtaining. Iron ore mining in the worldSurface mining and undergroung mining
  3. Classification of metals. Properties and uses of ferrous and non ferrous metals
  4. Ferrous metals: iron, steel and cast iron. Obtaining, properties and current applications. Blast-furnace (BBC animation) (Siderurxia, español)
  5. Non-ferrous metals and alloys. Obtaining, proprierties and current applications. Copper, Alluminium and Titanium, Aluminium Electrolysis
  6. Metal forming. CDP app: rolling, wire drawing, bending, folding, moulding, forging, stamping, extrusion.
  7. Metal machinering. CDP app: drilling, milling, turning, rectifying, cutting, shearing….  Shaping by deforming
  8. Tools and unions: permanent and detachable. CDP app: arc/gas/contact welding.  JoiningWelding


Unit 4a. Computers

  1. Computers:
    1. Hardware: types and components (motherboard, connectors, peripherals)
    2. Software: OS and application software. Free and open source
  2. Informativon on the web:
    1. Navigators: Chrome, Mozilla, Linux
    2. Web browsers: Google, Yahoo, Bing…
    3. Transfering information: Dropbox, Mega, Drive…
    4. Creation and use of web sites, blogs and social nets as a way to transmit information
  3. Ofimatic suites
    1. Microsoft Office: Word, Excell, Power Point
    2. Open Office: Write, Calc, Impress
    3. Drive
  4. Word processors: Google Drive as an ofimatic suite
  5. Presentations: design, effects, transitions, multimedia insertion. Uploading our presentations: slideshare e slideboom. Recetas para non durmirnos nin perdernos vendo unha presentación.
  6. Safety measures when surfing on the net 
  7. Copyright and Copy left. Transferencia e aloxamento de ficheiros
  8. Usefull Technology software:


Unit 5. Structures

  1. Static and dynamic loads, forces and strengths.
  2. Structures: shell and frame. Structural elements
  3. Famous structures. Notes of Technology Student
  4. Strengths and structures. Natural and artificial structures. (See vídeo)
  5. Mechanical strengths: tensile, compression, flexural, torsional and shear
  6. Stability structures: rigidity, resistence and stability. Triangulation
  7. Strucure’s elements: footings/foundations, piers, columns, beams, braces, trusses, bars…
  8. Cachatronic’s exercises


Project: Gamela de Cabo de Cruz

Project: automatic opening garage door. You can inspire with this video on mechanisms and art Wonder Object


Unit 7: Electricity I

  1. Conductivity properties  
  2. Electric current: Circuíto eléctrico: magnitudes eléctricas básicas (intensidade, voltaxe, resistencia). Components
  3. Conexión de circuítos: serie, paralelo e mixto. Types of circuits in English
  4. Electric magnitude. Ohm’s law
  5. Serial and parallel circuits
  6. Safety rules when dealing with electricity

Have a look! 3D Animations to understand electric current

To finish the unit, I suggest you to get into the site Edenor and recall the main concepts; for those the most curious, there are some funny games to practise!

Also, in this post of María L.’s EducaconTic your can find many online aplications to simulate your circuits; it is vey intereseting the “Ohm Zone” to understand Ohm’s law and to check calculations with a simulated polymeter

Unit 4b. Computers

  1. Introduction to Computering science. (Inside elements and basic operating of a computer)
  2. Software and operative system
  3. Programming:
  4. Computer and enviroment: xestión do lixo informático

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