Technology for Fun

TTS Brush monster class kit - key stage 2 curriculum links

Curriculum links

Science: Electricity; construct a simple series electrical circuit, identifying and naming its basic parts; recognise that a switch opens and closes a circuit ; recognise some common conductors and insulators, and associate metals with being good conductors; use their circuits to create simple devices; use recognised symbols when representing a simple circuit in a diagram; pupils should be taught about precautions for working safely with electricity.

 

Science: Materials; Pupils should think about the properties of materials that make them suitable or unsuitable for particular purposes and they should be encouraged to think about unusual and creative uses for everyday materials.

 

Science: Forces; compare how things move on different surfaces.

 

Design and Technology: design innovative, functional, appealing products that are fit for purpose; select from and use a wide range of tools and equipment to perform practical tasks; select from and use a wide range of materials and components according to their functional properties and aesthetic qualities; evaluate their ideas and products and consider the views of others to improve their work; understand and use electrical systems in their products.

 

Mathematics: Measurement; Measure lengths; Compare duration of events; Calculate average speed.

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