SUBJECT: DT: Moving Monsters Class: Red Term: 3
Key Skills Learning Teaching Activities and Evaluation Cross Curricular
Objectives Focused Tasks
Speaking and Pupils should Week 2 (11th - 15th Jan) and 2. & 3. Numeracy ICT
Listening, experience Week 3. (18th - 22th Jan) Shapes, Using
following what is meant Show the group a range of colour relevant
instructions by a pneumatic products that use air to make Counting programmes
Sharing, system through them work. Eg musical
cutting, investigating instruments, fans used in hot Resources:
pasting, various weather, party blowers, air bed, # examples of products
communicating examples foot pumps, bicycle pumps and that use air eg pneumatic
with the aid worked by air. balloons. toys, foot pump for
of PECS inflating air mattress,
Experience how Week 4. (25th - 29th Jan) balloon pump.
simple Construct simple pneumatic 4. # washing-up liquid
mechanisms systems for the pupils to bottle, 5mm diameter
can be investigate. plastic tubing, balloons,
controlled Fasten a balloon to a washing up sterile syringes.
using pneumatic liquid bottle, and two syringes # materials for finishing
pumps. connected with a short plastic eg coloured paper, paint,
tube. paper mache, fabric, foil.
What happens when you squeeze #PVA glue, masking tape,
the bottle? parcel tape.
What happens when you push one #scissors
of the syringes?
Create a coke bottle rocket with
a balloon which can be launched
on a piece of string across the
classroom The children will each
make their own.
Week 5 . (1st - 5th Feb) and
Week 6 . (8th - 12th Feb)
Make a pneumatic model – 5. & 6.
Make a monster where a balloon
is the tongue. Use a plastic tube
to move. Children evaluate their
work by taking pictures of their
monsters when they have