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Lesson Six – Weather Testing

This design technology teaching pack for Key Stage Two gets the children to review the design and materials used in the construction of instruments with movement mechanisms to measure the weather. The children can suggest improvements to their design based on testing.

Download this teaching pack including a lesson plan, classroom activities and an interactive presentation to teach the children to review the design and materials used in the construction of instruments with movement mechanisms to measure the weather

Learning Objectives

Suggest alternative ways of making a product to match success criteria. Evaluate the design, finish and function of a product.

Learning Outcomes

I can describe alternative ways to make a product to match selected success criteria. I can evaluate a product to identify if it matches the intended function.

Weather Testing

Teaching sequence to help the children review the design and materials used in the construction of instruments with movement mechanisms to measure the weather

Weather Forecasts

Display posters for whole class discussion to help the children describe the effect of different types of weather on people, materials and landscapes

Instrument Reviews

Template to help the children evaluate constructed products of weather instruments against selected design criteria

Weather Testing

Interactive activity to help the children review the design and materials used in the construction of instruments with movement mechanisms to measure the weather

Download this teaching pack including a lesson plan, classroom activities and an interactive presentation to teach the children to review the design and materials used in the construction of instruments with movement mechanisms to measure the weather

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