Year 3Design and technology

Understanding how a range of mechanisms create movement

Lesson outcome

In this lesson, we will explore a range of mechanisms and how they are made to move. We will think about materials we have at home and how they could be recycled or reused to make mechanisms. We will also introduce you to a design brief, considering how mechanisms could be used to meet the brief. This lesson includes some physical activity and equipment beyond pen, paper or pencil. Please make sure your child is adequately supervised.