Lesson 3: Making the car body

Children make the nets for their car bodies based on their designs, adding the graphics and tabs that will attach to the chassis

Learning Objectives

  • Knowing that nets are flat shapes that can be turned into 3D structures

  • Measuring, marking and cutting the panels (nets) against the dimensions of the chassis

  • Including tabs on the nets so that they can be secured to the panels of the chassis

  • Decorating the panels

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Created by:
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 DesignTo make, draw or write plans for something. and Technology as well as PE. Working as a subject…
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