■ 24 x Corrugated Card Sheets ■ 30 x Cardboard Boxes ■ 100 X Mixed Wooden Wheels ■ 100 x Mixed Plastic Wheels ■ 20 x 600mm lengths of 5mm Dowel ■ 900 x Drinking Straws
Go online for “how to” guides, lesson plans, extension activities and more! 1 Vehicles Kit KS1
Bring cross-curricular STEM learning to life! Your pupils could design a space vehicle, a dune buggy or even a speed boat. 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 KS1 pupils. “How To” instructions, lesson plans, activity sheets and extension activities can also be found online.
035-TE00766 Class Kit
■ Develop understanding of Wheels & Axles and the different types of movement you can create
■ Drilling - making holes to thread the axle through
■ Sawing - ensuring dowel is correct length
■ Cutting - to shape your box to desired design
■ Finishing - decorating your fi nished vehicle
Enough materials to design and make thirty vehicles. WHAT CAN I DO WITH THIS KIT?
■ Transport - Looking at how transport has changed over time? Use this kit to get children to think about transport and vehicles of the future, and use the skills they have learnt to build their own models
■ We know Space is a popular topic, why not get your class to make Moon buggies with this kit!
■ Remember, with all D&T activities, a user and a purpose should be identifi ed at the start of the task