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Design and Technology Unit 3c Moving Monsters

                                                    This unit is aimed at children in Year 3.

                                                    A selection of resources to support the teaching of QCA Design and Technology Unit 3c: Moving Monsters.

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

 

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Resource Name

Format

Objectives

Resource Details

Vocabulary for unit 3c Making Monsters

(8 pages)

To use appropriate vocabulary to describe how things work T

Vocabulary to use during the unit 4 words on each page

Objects that use air to make them work

(1 page)

To learn how air pressure can be used to produce and control movement

Look at the objects. Fill in the chart to say What does the air do? How has it been used in the design of these products?

Construct a simple pneumatic system

 (1 page)

To learn the techniques for making simple pneumatic systems

To learn  how to assemble simple pneumatic systems

Instructions to make a simple pneumatic system. Questions to answer about it.

Pop up monster

 (1 page)

To compare the effectiveness of different systems

Make the pop up monster. Compare to other moving  monster made in different ways

Make a moving monster

 (5 pages)

To know ways of fixing components

Cut out the parts of the monster. Fix together using split pins. Work out ways to move him.

Investigating monsters

(1 page)

To realise how models replicate real life

After collecting some minibeasts and examining them under magnifying glass, record findings

How to make a yawning dog

(2 pages)

To explore ideas through 3D modelling

Instructions to use pneumatics in balloon and tube to make models of a yawning dog

How to make a sea serpent

(2 pages)

To explore ideas through 3D modelling

Instructions to use pneumatics in balloon and tube to make models of a sea serpent

How to make a pop eyed crocodile

(1 page)

To explore ideas through 3D modelling

Instructions to use syringe and tubes to make models of a pop-eyed crocodile

Moving monster plan

(1 page)

To choose an idea according to logistical constraints of materials, time, size

To plan through discussion

Working together , planning to make a moving monster resources, time, design etc.

Use a storyboard

 (1 page)

To use a storyboard to record the sequence of their work

Use the storyboard to record the steps taken to make a moving monster

My moving monster

(1 page)

To evaluate the product and purpose of improvements

Draw, write about and evaluate the moving monster that has been made

How I made My Moving monster

 (5 pages)

To create a package for a given purpose

To evaluate design ideas as they develop, and indicate ways of improving their ideas

Design, develop, plan, evaluate and show the finished design. Record each step

 

 

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