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Design and Technology Unit 2a Vehicles

                                                    This unit is aimed at children in Year 2.

                                                    A selection of resources to support the teaching of QCA Design and Technology Unit 2a: Vehicles.

                                                    For a complete list of what's included see the table below.   

 

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Resource Name

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Objectives

Resource Details

Vocabulary for Unit 2a Vehicles

(9 pages)

Vocabulary to be used through the unit 2a

Vocabulary for the unit 4 cards on each page

 Describe the vehicles

(3 pages)

To know that there are many types of vehicles and  that vehicles have different purposes

Pictures of 5 vehicles on each page. Write what they are and what they are used for

Different types of vehicles

(1 page)

To know that there are many types of vehicles

Fill in the boxes according to the given criteria for the vehicles

About vehicles

(5 pages)

To know that vehicles are made up of different parts

Answer the questions to show that they know about different parts of different vehicles. Two vehicles with questions on each page

A survey about vehicles

(2 pages)

To know that vehicles are made up of different parts

Do a survey in an appropriate place to find out which vehicles has the different given parts

Investigating vehicles

(1 pages)

To make simple drawings and label parts

Draw a picture of a toy or model vehicle. Label the given parts

Wheel and axle how it works

(2 pages)

To use wheels and axles, understanding that wheels and axles can be assembled in two different ways:

An experiment to do with the children to show how the wheel and axle works. List of objects that use wheels and axles to examine

Wheels and axles

 (2 pages)

To use wheels and axles, understanding that wheels and axles can be assembled in two different ways:

To assemble, join and combine materials in order to make a vehicle

Instructions for teachers to guide children to make road roller with axles and wheels.

Fixed wheel truck

 (1 page)

To apply rules which will control risk when using materials, tools and equipment

To choose and use appropriate finishing techniques

Instructions to make a fixed wheel truck

Making a wheeled vehicle

 (2 pages)

To develop their design ideas through discussion, observation and drawing

Plans to make a wheeled vehicle drawing the design record, what is needed, how it will be done, evaluation

  

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