Lesson 1: How do wheels move?
After investigating how wheels move on a variety of different objects, pupils create a simple version of a wheel mechanism, including an axle, wheel and axle holder
Understanding how wheels move
Identifying what The parts of an object that move together as part of a machine.... makes a toy or vehicle roll forwards
Knowing that in order for a A circular object that turns round. It can be fixed to a vehicle like a car or bicycle to allow the vehicle to move easily over the ground.... to move it must be attached to an A long straight piece of material which connects to a rotating component (e.g. the wheels of a car)....
Drawing and labelling a A drawing which shows the appearance, structure, or workings of something.... of an axle, wheel and The part of a mechanism which holds the axle steady.