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Lesson Five – Vehicle Design

This design technology teaching pack for Key Stage One gets the children to select and record how to construct and use a movement mechanism to build a toy vehicle. The class can complete a plan to record and explain their design ideas for the movement mechanism to match the selected success criteria.

Download this teaching pack including a lesson plan, classroom activities and an interactive presentation to teach the children to select and record how to construct and use a movement mechanism to build a toy vehicle

Learning Objectives

Communicate their ideas using a variety of methods, including drawing and models. Identify how to use mechanisms to create movement in models.

Learning Outcomes

I can show design ideas by drawing a labelled diagram and building a model. I can explain how to combine materials to make something move in a model.

Vehicle Design

Teaching sequence to help the children select and record how to construct and use a movement mechanism to build a toy vehicle

Design Ideas

Display posters for whole class discussion to help the children identify and describe the best ways of building a toy vehicle with a movement mechanism

What Vehicles

Activity cards to help the children discuss and record how to construct and use a movement mechanism to build a toy vehicle

Toy Vehicle Plan

Template to help the children plan the design for a model of a toy vehicle that includes a movement mechanism

Vehicle Design

Interactive activity to help the children select and record how to construct and use a movement mechanism to build a toy vehicle

Download this teaching pack including a lesson plan, classroom activities and an interactive presentation to teach the children to select and record how to construct and use a movement mechanism to build a toy vehicle

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