Through this topic your pupils will learn about the structural construction of a range of musical instruments. They will investigate a range of instruments and experiment with a variety of ways of making sounds. They will then design and make a working instrument for a particular purpose. This unit offers strong links with several subjects including Music and Science. Contents: 200 screw eyes, roll of nylon line, approximately 350 panel pins, 10 project bases 15 x 15cm, 450g of rubber bands, mixed pack of balsa wood.
035-TE00773 Class Kit £ 73 .95
■ 10 x Project Bases ■ 50g of Panel Pins ■ 75 Pack Balsa ■ 450g Rubber Bands ■ 200 x Screw Eyes ■ Nylon Line
Use this kit to link into Science sound projects
Learning Outcomes 2
IDEAS FOR THIS KIT
■ Select appropriate tools, materials and techniques ■ Use information sources to help with their design, including ICT
■ To identify a purpose for the instrument and understand the concept of the user
■ Africa - use this kit when doing an “Africa” topic. Look at traditional African instruments before designing and making your own.
■ Link to a Science topic on sound.
■ Remember, with all D&T activities, a user and a purpose should be identifi ed at the start of the task.
2 Slippers - KS2
Your pupils will enjoy working with textiles and this unit gives them the opportunity to design and make slippers for a specifi c user. Investigating and evaluating a range of slippers will provide a source of ideas and inspiration for developing their own products. Contents: 5 x 1m dipryl pack, 40 felt squares in assorted colours, pack of fabric painting pens, 20 skeins of embroidery cotton, Plastazote sheets.
035-TE00775 Class kit £ 60 .95
KS 2 This kit also makes: Hats, Badges, Soft Tots and Wall Hangings