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Vehicles

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SKU D2CS30002
Key Stage 1 Mechanisms and Mechanical Systems Design & Technology Year 2

Let your DT teaching zoom into focus with this set of Moving Vehicles KS1 lesson plans for Year 2! Your class will investigate a variety of different vehicles before undertaking the fun task of designing, making and evaluating their own vehicle. They will learn all about wheels, axles and chassis and how they are combined to make the framework of the vehicle, as well as how to create an eye-catching body.

 
#TheCompleteSeries6lessons

These Vehicles Year 2 lessons include everything you need to teach this scheme of work, including lesson plans, informative slides for the teaching input, worksheets, Picture Cards and truck-loads of other resources!

#Lesson1VehicleFeatures

The first lesson in this vehicle features KS1 Year 2 series of lessons looks at a variety of different vehicles from ambulances to buggies. It encourages your class to investigate and identify different vehicle features, such as wheels, windscreens, seats and handles. They will think about what the vehicles are used for and why they need the features they have.

Your class will discuss pictures shown on a slideshow presentation before using picture cards and worksheets to share their knowledge of vehicles in this engaging ready-to-teach DT lesson for Year 2.

 

What's included:

  • Lesson plan
  • Slides
  • Activity ideas
  • Differentiated worksheets
  • Picture cards
  • Domino cards
#Lesson2WheelsAxlesandChassis

The second lesson in this vehicles series of lessons explores wheels, axies and chassis with your Year 2 class. The lesson looks at the ways that wheels and axles can be combined, as well as how axles can be attached to the chassis to make the framework for a vehicle.

Your class will have the chance to investigate axles, wheels and chassis for themselves as they use a variety of different materials to make the framework of a vehicle.

 

What's included:

  • Lesson plan
  • Slides
  • Activity ideas
  • Differentiated worksheets
  • Challenge sheet
#Lesson3Bodywork

The third lesson in this Year 2 vehicles DT lesson will teach your class all about vehicle bodies. They will think about different vehicles and how the function and design of their bodywork varies. Your class will be given the chance to explore how to combine different materials, such and boxes, card or bottles, to create the body for a vehicle. They will also begin to think about how their vehicle could be decorated.

This vehicle bodywork KS1 DT lesson contains plans, slides, worksheets and activity ideas to inspire your class to make fantastic moving vehicles.

 

What's included:

  • Lesson plan
  • Slides
  • Activity ideas
  • Differentiated worksheets
#Lesson4Designavehicle

This design a vehicle KS1 lesson consolidates all the learning your Year 2 children have undertaken so far in this series. They will take part in desicussions before they design their own vehicle. They will choose how they will construct the chassis, what kind of wheels and axles to use, how they will create the body of the vehicle and how they will make it look fantastic!

This lesson contains a plan, slide show, worksheets, picture cards and activity ideas.

 

What's included:

  • Lesson plan
  • Slides
  • Activity ideas
  • Differentiated worksheets
  • Picture cards
#Lesson5MakingVehicles

The fith lesson in this vehicles series of lessons is the lesson your class have been eagerly anticipating, making vehicles! During this lesson they will make vehicles based on their own designs using a variety of materials, tools and techniques.

This lesson includes teaching slides, plans and activity ideas. Please note that, due to the practical nature of this lesson, worksheets are not necessary and, therefore are not included.

 

What's included:

  • Lesson plan
  • Slides
  • Activity ideas
#Lesson6Evaluation

The final lesson in this series sees your class completing DT vehicle evaluations. They will celebrate the fantastic vehicles they have produced and explore the work of other children before evaluating their own vehicles.

This lesson includes a plan, slide show, vehicle evaluation sheets, worksheets, question cards and activity ideas.

 

What's included:

  • Lesson plan
  • Slides
  • Activity ideas
  • Differentiated worksheets
  • Question cards
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Curriculum Objectives covered
  • KS1 - design purposeful, functional, appealing products for themselves and other users based on design criteria
  • KS1 - generate, develop, model and communicate their ideas through talking, drawing, templates, mock-ups and, where appropriate, information and communication technology.
  • KS1 - select from and use a range of tools and equipment to perform practical tasks [for example, cutting, shaping, joining and finishing
  • KS1 - select from and use a wide range of materials and components, including construction materials, textiles and ingredients, according to their characteristics
  • KS1 - explore and evaluate a range of existing products
  • KS1 - evaluate their ideas and products against design criteria
  • KS1 - explore and use mechanisms [for example, levers, sliders, wheels and axles], in their products
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