Australian Curriculum: Technologies link - Yr 5/6 Design & Tech K&U: Investigate how forces or electrical energy can control movement, sound or light in a designed product or system (ACTDEK020). This lesson plan, 'Build-a-toy Workshop' requires students to design and build a toy with moving parts in response to a human need/ want. The design must incorporate a simple electric circuit..
Balloon Powered Lego Car. Relates to the Draft Australian Curriculum: Technologies 2.4 Explore how mechanical, electrical, electronic technologies use pushes and pulls to create movement in systems and products and 2.7 Use design ideas, materials, components, tools and equipment to play, plan, safely produce and evaluate designed solutions based on personal criteria for technologies contexts.