It ishelpful if the children have:
learnthow materials can be joined to allow movement
generated andcommunicated ideas in a variety of ways
joinedand combined materials using simple hand tools
evaluated their workas it progresses and at the end
Thisunit builds on Units 1A Moving pictures, 2C Winding up and 3APackaging.
It alsobuilds on Science Units 1E Pushes and pulls, 2D Grouping andchanging materials and 2E Forces and movement.
Vocabulary for the Unit
In thisunit, children will use words and phrases relating to:
designingeg brainstorm, suggestion, evaluate, ideas, constraints,appropriate, graph, data, sort, order, set, label, title, list,probable, possible, impossible
makingeg planning, storyboard, components, fixing, tubing,syringe, attaching, finishing
knowledge andunderstanding eg control, pneumatic system, pressure,inflate, deflate, input, output, pump, hinge, fastest, slowest,often, always, sometimes, never