Lesson 4: Torch assembly

Closely following their designs, children build the circuit and the housing for their torches in the final lesson of the topic

Learning Objectives

  • Making a working circuit with a switch

  • Using appropriate equipment to cut and attach materials

  • Assembling a torch according to the design criteria

  • Assembling a torch which satisfies the success criteria

  • Testing the torch to evaluate its success

Teacher Video: Torch assembly

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Torch: Circuit Diagrams
Activity: Final Torch Evaluations
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Vicki Risianova,  
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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 DesignTo make, draw or write plans for something. and Technology as well as PE. Working as a subject…
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