Lesson 2: Assembling the Frame

Children continue to cut the pieces for their automata frame then assemble it using a glue gun

Learning Objectives

  • Cutting components accurately

  • Knowing that the joints of the frame need to be secured at right angles

  • Knowing that a glue gun can be a dangerous if not used properly

Teacher Video: Assembling the frame

Note that this Teacher Video is the same as the Teacher Video in the previous lesson

Presentation: Exploded and cross-sectional diagrams


Diagram: Automata exploded-diagram
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