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1 Fairgrounds - KS2 Created by Caroline Alliston, a mechanical engineer and author of the “Technology for Fun” book series. These kits are ideal for a class of thirty KS2 pupils. “how to” instructions, lesson plans, activity sheets and extension activities can also be found on the TTS website. Your pupils can work individually, in pairs or as a whole class to create a range of rotating fairground rides, This great STEM activity gives your pupils the opportunity to extend and build on existing knowledge of circuits, structures and more while using a real world context. Before starting this activity why not research into the history of fairgrounds or a local event for example the Goose Fair in Nottingham to further inspire your pupils!
035-TE00777 Class Kit £ 182 .95 MAKES MODELS 30 Contents
■ 30 x Focussed Task Boxes ■ 100 x 54mm Wooden Wheels
■ 100 x Mixed Wooden Wheels
■ 10 x Corrugated Plastic Sheets
■ 50 x 8mm Square Section Wood
■ 120 x Mixed Plastic Pulleys
■ 100 x Cotton Reels ■ 30 x DC Motors
WHAT CAN I DO WITH THIS KIT?
■ Seaside - design and make a prototype for a new ride at your local theme park. you must set the scene - tell the children a local Theme Park has contacted your school and would like the children to design a new ride.
■ Circus - the circus is in town and they have decided to have a fairground area. they can only have a few rides and are looking for children to come up with ideas and models for them to choose from.
■ Remember, with all D&T activities, a user and a purpose should be identifi ed at the start of a task.
■ 30 x Motor Mounting Clips
■ 30 x Battery Holders ■ 90 x Crocodile Leads ■ 30 x Toggle Switches