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This design technology scheme of work for Key Stage One gets the children to select and combine a range of different materials to make a model of a toy vehicle with a movement mechanism to match chosen success criteria. The class can test different ways of building axles to create the movement of wheels for toy vehicles.

Select and combine a range of different materials to make a model of a toy vehicle with a movement mechanism to match chosen success criteria

Lesson One : Moving Toys

Investigate and test ways of using and moving a range of different toys

Lesson Two : What Vehicles

Identify, describe and record parts that can be found on a range of different toy vehicles

Lesson Three : Wheels and Axles

Investigate and test a range of different ways of attaching wheels to toy vehicles to produce movement

Lesson Four : Vehicle Wheels

Explore and record how to add different types of wheels to model toy vehicles to produce movement

Lesson Five : Vehicle Design

Select and record how to construct and use a movement mechanism to build a toy vehicle

Lesson Six : Vehicle Building

Construct and test a toy vehicle that includes a movement mechanism produced by combining different materials

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