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DESK ORGANISER - QUESTIONS - 1

V. Ryan 2005 - 2009

 

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The two desk organisers below are commonly found on office desks.

   

   

1. Name two materials that could be used to manufacture either of the sample organisers
 

MATERIAL ONE: MATERIALS TWO:
   

2. Choose one of the materials you named in question 1. One property your material must possess is described below

   
PROPERTY: TOUGHNESS WHY:
The material must be tough so that it can withstand knocks and blows. If it is knocked off the
 table it must not break or shatter.
 

Describe three more properties that the material must have and why the properties are important.

 
A. Property 1:                              WHY:
 
 
B. Property 2:                               WHY:
 
 
C. Property 3:                               WHY:
 
 
   

 

 

3. Many items such as scissors, paper clips, pens and pencils will be stored in the organiser. Describe how you would determine what people want to store in their desk organisers.

 
 
 
   
4. If a thousand desk organisers are to be manufactured, this is called BATCH manufacturing.
 
4a. If only one desk organiser is to be manufactured , this is called____________________
   
4b. If the desk organiser is to be manufactured twenty four hours a day and 365 days a year, this is called___________________
   
 
   

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