We will explore D.T. aspects of researching, designing, planning, making and evaluating against success criteria across topics.
All projects will have a purpose and an intended user - which could be story based. We will practice skills and adapt plans before we make our final design projects.
We will be exploring Wheel and Axle mechanisms and materials.
Mechanisms - vehicles to carry something.
Materials - malleable clay - clay pots.
Structures - explore free standing structures - eg frames, towers, walls
Explore strengthening joins and the stability of structures.
Food & Nutrition - healthy snack/picnic - design, plan and make. Use cutting, chopping, grating skills.