Lesson 1: Pop-up book page design

Designing a pop-up book for younger children. After choosing an appropriate story to base their pop-up book on, children draw out the pages, write the captions and specify the mechanisms they will use and the resulting movement they envisage

Learning Objectives

  • Learning that input is the motion used to start a mechanism

  • Learning that output is the motion that happens as a result of starting the input

  • Knowing that mechanisms control movement

  • Designing a book made up of; a front cover, four pages and a mixture of structures and mechanisms

Teacher Video: Pop-up book page design

Pupil Video: Pop-up book design (part 1)

Audio quality: We were unable to record the audio for this video in a studio due to the Covid-19 outbreak and will re-record the audio when possible

Pupil Video: Pop-up book design (part 2)

Audio quality: We were unable to record the audio for this video in a studio due to the Covid-19 outbreak and will re-record the audio when possible

Pupil Video: Pop-up book design (part 3)

Audio quality: We were unable to record the audio for this video in a studio due to the Covid-19 outbreak and will re-record the audio when possible

Resources

Popup Book Design Template
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Jack and Jill Book Assembly Instructions
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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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