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Students design and make a themed thermometer board incorporating a thermometer made from thermochromic inks. This project introduces students to Smart Materials and provides scope for creativity in their response to the design brief. Students have the opportunity of extending their coping saw skills through the complexity of their design. Students will learn about different finishes and appreciate the importance of sanding and filing before applying paint or varnish.