Lesson 3: Building the Frame and Wheels

Using their knowledge of structures, children build their frames and wheels before assembling their fairground rides, adapting their designs as necessary

Learning Objectives

  • Building and testing a moving wheel

  • Testing and adapting a design

  • Knowing how to make the wheel rotate

Teacher Video: Building the frame and wheels

Note that this Teacher Video is the same as the Teacher Video in the next lesson

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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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