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Lesson One – Building Materials

This design technology teaching pack for Key Stage Two gets the children to identify, describe and compare materials that have been used for different types of buildings and shelters. The class can record and explain why different materials have been used to build specific types of buildings

Download this teaching pack including a lesson plan, classroom activities and an interactive presentation to teach the children to identify, describe and compare materials that have been used for different types of buildings and shelters

Learning Objectives

Generate ideas for products by identifying their function and usage. Identify how materials can be combined and mixed to create more useful properties.

Learning Outcomes

I can identify and describe materials that have been used for a specific product. I can explain how materials can be used to match a particular function.

Building Materials

Teaching sequence to help the children identify, describe and compare materials that have been used for different types of buildings and shelters

Tent, Cabin, Igloo

Display posters to help the children identify, describe and compare materials that have been used for different types of buildings and shelters

Building Materials

Activity to help the children identify ad record examples of different materials that have been used to make a specific product

Building Materials

Interactive activity to help the children identify, describe and compare materials that have been used for different types of buildings and shelters

Download this teaching pack including a lesson plan, classroom activities and an interactive presentation to teach the children to identify, describe and compare materials that have been used for different types of buildings and shelters

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