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Lesson Four – Moving Cars

This curriculum topic teaching pack for the Foundation Stage gets the children to explore and record how a range of different surfaces can affect the movement and speed of toy vehicles. The children can identify vehicles that move either quickly or slowly when pushed or pulled.

Download this teaching pack including a lesson plan, classroom activities and an interactive presentation to teach the children to explore and record how a range of different surfaces can affect the movement and speed of toy vehicles

Learning Objectives

Give their attention to what others say and respond appropriately. Know about similarities and differences in relation to objects and materials.

Learning Outcomes

I can listen carefully to other people and make comments about what has been said. I can describe how different materials affect the movement of an object.

Moving Cars

Teaching sequence to help the children explore and record how a range of different surfaces can affect the movement and speed of toy vehicles

Quick or Slow

Display posters for whole class discussion to help the children identify and describe the speed of different vehicles between quick and slow movements

Car Test

Template to help the children test and record how far an object will move across different surfaces using non-standard measurements

Moving Cars

Interactive activity to help the children explore and record how a range of different surfaces can affect the movement and speed of toy vehicles

Download this teaching pack including a lesson plan, classroom activities and an interactive presentation to teach the children to explore and record how a range of different surfaces can affect the movement and speed of toy vehicles

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