Lesson 1: Rocket Materials

Children learn about different types of digital content before identifying the different parts of a rocket and making a digital list of materials they would need to build their own

Learning Objectives

  • Recognising that digital content can be represented in many forms

  • Using a computer to create a list

  • Identifying which materials are best for my rocket and describing their physical properties

  • Identifying different types of digital content (words and pictures)

  • Explaining how a list made on a computer can be saved and shared more easily

Lesson Plan

Different forms of digital content and using a computer to create a list
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Teacher Video: Rocket Materials

Created by:
Richard Williams,  
Computing specialist
Richard is a Year 6 Teacher at St. Pancras Primary School. Richard’s passion for teaching was recognised when he received Suffolk’s ‘Raising The Bar’ award for Innovation 2016. With his class he made the world’s first guided VR:360 school tour…
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