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These photocopiable worksheets provide support for the beginner and inspiration for the gifted. They explain basic principles and hint at solutions. They give step-by-step help for those who need it while encouraging an open-ended, problem solving design approach. These exciting projects help deliver the D&T Curriculum while linking into Maths, Science and Literacy: a wonderful way for you to ensure the success of your lessons with a minimum of fuss.

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Soap-Box Derby The key to making mechanisms work is how well they can move. This activity teaches those principles as well as dealing with wheels and axles whilst making a buggy.

1541-304C    £7.00

Robot Dreams Teaches how to use gears and mount them so they work.

1541-303C    £7.00

The Great Fete This project uses levers and fulcrums. Students make a trebuchet style catapult. Whose can throw the furthest?

1541-301C    £7.00

The Lost Puppet Plays Explains how to make and use cams. Students write a story and illustrate it with simple automata.

1541-300C    £7.00

Wally Winka's Chocolate Factory Design a candy bar. Create the packaging and advertising materials. You can extend this food technology and graphic design project to provide a context for control activities.

1541-302C    £7.00

Wind Garden You could use this for any age group. This makes it ideal as a D&T theme for the whole school. Explains the design process with lots of suggestions to explore wind energy and movement. Ideas include wind chimes, whirligigs and bubble blowing machines.

1541-307C    £7.00

Bridges This pack explains the basic types of bridge: beam, arch and suspension. It encourages students to experiment with structural ideas and then challenges them to build a bridge using the minimum amount of material.

1541-305C    £7.00

Make a Picture Develops basic tool skills with different materials: measuring, cutting, drilling and joining.

1541-306C    £7.00

All of the above worksheets At a bargain price.

1541-400C    £40.00

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