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This design technology teaching pack for Key Stage One gets the children to select and combine different materials to design and make scarecrows for a garden to match identified success criteria. The class can identify effective ways of supporting structures and using shiny materials when building their products.

Select and combine different materials to design and make scarecrows for a garden to match identified success criteria

Lesson One : What Materials

Investigate and describe some of the different materials that could be used to build a garden scarecrow

Lesson Two : Dull and Shiny

Identify, compare and test the properties and functions of a range of materials that could be used to build a garden scarecrow

Lesson Three : Scarecrow Materials

Select a range of different materials to match success criteria when building a scarecrow

Lesson Four : Supporting Structures

Explore different ways of adding strength and support to a model of a garden scarecrow

Lesson Five : School Scarecrow

Select different materials that can be used to produce a model that meets the chosen success criteria

Lesson Six : Testing Scarecrows

Test and evaluate completed garden scarecrow models against selected success criteria

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