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Lesson overview:Investigating and testing

  • about the simple working characteristics of materials and components
  • assemble, join and combine materials and components
  • about the simple working characteristics of materials and components
  • assemble, join and combine materials and components

Experience of using construction kits to build walls, towers and frameworks. Experience of using basic tools e.g. scissors or hole punches with construction materials e.g. plastic, card. Experience of different methods of joining card and paper.

Cut, fold, join, fix, structure, wall, tower, weak, thinner, thicker, corner, point, straight, curved, metal, wood, plastic, circle, triangle, square, rectangle, cube, cylinder, design, make, evaluate, purpose, ideas, stable, strong

Equipment Required

Paper, scissors, tape, gluestick

Content guidance

Equipment requiring safe usage.

Supervision Level

Adult supervision recommended.