Mechanical Systems: Making a slingshot car

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Lessons

Lesson 1: Chassis and launch mechanism

  • To build a car chassis.

Lesson 2: Designing the car body

  • To design a shape that reduces air resistance.

Lesson 3: Making the car body

  • To make a model based on a chosen design.

Lesson 4: Assembly and testing

  • To assemble and test my completed product.

Key skills

  • Designing a shape that

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  • To understand that all

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Key vocabulary

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Unit resources

Assessment D&T Y4: Mechanical systems: Slingshot car

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D&T Long-term plans

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