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Lesson One – Weather Instruments

This design technology teaching pack for Key Stage Two gets the children to explain and test how a range of instruments can be used to measure different types of weather. The children can explain why certain shapes and materials have been used to construct each instrument.

Download this teaching pack including a lesson plan, classroom activities and an interactive presentation to teach the children to explain and test how a range of instruments can be used to measure different types of weather

Learning Objectives

Generate ideas for products through discussion and first-hand experience. Investigate and evaluate a range of products with specific functions.

Learning Outcomes

I can use first-hand experience to discuss how to make a specific product. I can identify materials and movement mechanisms used for a specific function.

Weather Instruments

Teaching sequence to help the children explain and test how a range of instruments can be used to measure different types of weather

Weather Measurements

Display posters for whole class discussion to help the children explain how to use instruments to measure different types of weather

Weather Measurements

Table display card the children to select and record ideas about how a product has been constructed using a movement mechanisms to measure different aspects of the weather

Weather Instruments

Interactive activity to help the children explain and test how a range of instruments can be used to measure different types of weather

Download this teaching pack including a lesson plan, classroom activities and an interactive presentation to teach the children to explain and test how a range of instruments can be used to measure different types of weather

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