Lesson 4: Making my Monster

Children construct and assemble their moving monsters, decorating them as specified in their original designs from Lesson 2 and finally evaluating their efforts against their original Design Brief

Learning Objectives

  • Knowing how to make linkages by connecting levers and pivots
  • Knowing that materials can be selected according to their characteristics
  • Designing and making the features of the monster
  • Evaluating how functional the monster is and whether it meets the Design Criteria

Resources

Monster Head and Jaw Template
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Monster evaluation
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Teacher video Making my Monster

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Vicki Risianova,  
Design & Technology specialist
After 4 years of being a TV and radio presenter, Vicki headed to the secondary classroom where she spent 12 years teaching Design and Technology as well as PE. Working as a subject leader, she ran D&T tournaments and weekly…
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