Electrical Systems: Steady Hand Game

Using their understanding of electrical systems and design, pupils are challenged with designing and creating a steady hand game. Pupils will use nets to create their bases and their knowledge of electrical circuits to build a circuit with a buzzer which closes when the handle makes contact with the wire frame

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Lesson 1: Homopolar motors

Pupils discover how an electromagnetic motor works and make one of their own

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Lesson 2: Game plan

Identifying the components within a steady hand game, pupils design their own game game and create perspective drawings of their design from three different perspectives

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Lesson 3: Base Building

Using nets, children create the base blocks of their steady hand games and decorate them in line with their design criteria

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Lesson 4: Electronics and Assembly

Pupils make and test their circuits and incorporate them into the bases of their games

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