Lesson 2: Evaluating torches

Pupils evaluate a range of different torches and identify the features of a torch: housing, reflector, circuit and switch

Learning Objectives

  • Identifying the features of a torch

  • Understanding how a torch works

  • Saying what is good and bad about different torches

  • Understanding what's important in torch design

Presentation: Torches


Activity: Torch product analysis
Activity: Torch evaluations
Diagram: Features of a torch
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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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