Lesson 4: Adding Pods and Decoration

Children add their pods and final touches to their fairground wheels, ensuring that it can still rotate freely

Learning Objectives

  • Evaluating a wheel mechanism and adapting as necessary

  • Ensuring that a pod stays upright whilst being rotated around a fixed point

Lesson Plan

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Teacher Video: Adding pods and decoration

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

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