Lesson 1: Exploring frame structures

Using toothpicks and sweets, pupils explore different frame structures to test which are the most stable

Learning Objectives

  • Knowing what a pavilion is

  • Explaining the purpose of world expos and pavilions

  • Making a variety of different frame structures

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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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