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Lesson Four – Vehicle Wheels

This design technology teaching pack for Key Stage One gets the children to explore and record how to add different types of wheels to model toy vehicles to produce movement. The children can practise following a set of instructions about how to attach wheels to make a movement mechanism for a toy vehicle.

Download this teaching pack including a lesson plan, classroom activities and an interactive presentation to teach the children to explore and record how to add different types of wheels to model toy vehicles to produce movement

Learning Objectives

Practise assembling, joining and combining materials and components. Investigate how mechanisms can be used in different ways.

Learning Outcomes

I can combine materials to build a movement mechanism in a model. I can explain how to use wheels for different purposes.

Vehicle Wheels

Teaching sequence to help the children explore and record how to add different types of wheels to model toy vehicles to produce movement

Using Wheels

Display posters for whole class discussion to help the children identify and explain how to use wheels for different functions

Vehicle Instructions

Shared reading text for whole class discussion to help the children make a model of a movement mechanism for use on a toy vehicle

Vehicle Wheels

Interactive activity to help the children explore and record how to add different types of wheels to model toy vehicles to produce movement

Download this teaching pack including a lesson plan, classroom activities and an interactive presentation to teach the children to explore and record how to add different types of wheels to model toy vehicles to produce movement

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