School level

# Design & Make a Toy Transporter

Added: 09 Nov 2020 Contributor: PDST Resource type: Lesson Plan

Activity using the Design & Make process to make a Toy Transporter

#### How it maps to the curriculum

in
1-2
3-4
5-6
SESE Science

Strand: Materials

Strand unit: Materials and change

Content objective:
This resource should enable a child to:

• identify some materials that are waterproof

Strand: Materials

Strand unit: Properties and characteristics of materials

Content objective:
This resource should enable a child to:

• describe and compare materials, noting the differences in colour, shape and texture
• identify and investigate materials that absorb water and those that are waterproof

Strand: Materials

Strand unit: Materials and change

Content objective:
This resource should enable a child to:

• examine the changes that take place in materials when physical forces are applied
• investigate the characteristics of different materials when wet and dry

Strand: Materials

Strand unit: Properties and characteristics of materials

Content objective:
This resource should enable a child to:

• group materials according to their properties and/or composition
in
1-2
3-4
5-6
Mathematics

Strand: Measures

Strand unit: Length

Content objective:
This resource should enable a child to:

• compare and order objects according to length or height
• develop an understanding of the concept of lengt through exploration, discussion, and use of appropriate vocabulary
• estimate and measure length in non-standard units
• select and use appropriate non-standard units to measure length, width or height. Discuss reasons for choice

Strand: Measures

Strand unit: Length

Content objective:
This resource should enable a child to:

• estimate, compare, measure and record length using non-standard units
• estimate, measure and record length using metre and centimetre

Strand: Measures

Strand unit: Money - Euro

Content objective:
This resource should enable a child to:

• solve and complete practical one-step and two-step problems and tasks involving the addition, subtraction, multiplication and simple division of money

Strand: Measures

Strand unit: Money - Euro

in
1-2
3-4
5-6
Visual Arts

Strand: Construction

Strand unit: Making Constructions

Content objective:
This resource should enable a child to:

• explore and experiment with the properties and characteristics of materials in making structures
• make imaginative structures

Strand: Construction

Strand unit: Making Constructions

Content objective:
This resource should enable a child to:

• explore and experiment with the properties and characteristics of materials in making structures
• make imaginative structures

Strand: Construction

Strand unit: Making Constructions

Content objective:
This resource should enable a child to:

• explore and experiment with the properties and characteristics of materials in making structures
• make imaginative structures

Strand: Construction

Strand unit: Making Constructions

Content objective:
This resource should enable a child to:

• explore and experiment with the properties and characteristics of materials in making structures
• make imaginative structures

#### Meta information

• Asset type: Document
• Language: English
• Cost: No

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