Lesson 2: Planning the Build

Through exploration and experimentation, children work out the most suitable materials and techniques for creating their wheels

Learning Objectives

  • Understanding the properties of different materials

  • Communicating ideas to others

  • Selecting appropriate materials for a wheel

Teacher Video: Planning the build


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Tom Turnham,  
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Tom has been a teacher for seven years and, as Head of Upper School at The Belham Primary School, he has a keen interest in young people and good causes. For the past seventeen years he has volunteered with various…
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