This digital pack contains a teacher's guide, lesson plan, presentation, instruction sheets, exercise sheets and equipment list. You will need PAR timber lengths, polycarbonate sheets, 3D printer, PLA filament, planting materials, engineers square, masking tape, pencils.
This lesson could be tied into the study of:
Physics (light, refraction and greenhouse gasses), Biology (plant cycles and photosynthesis), Design & Technology (resistant materials, additive and subtractive processes).
All of our lessons are designed to be flexible for all ages, so duration and difficulty level can be adjusted to suit your class.
Build a greenhouse for your classroom, sturdy enough to house plants and store tools.
Work together as a team to measure up and assemble the greenhouse.
Work out where to position the hinges so that the doors work correctly.
Pupils to build strong and stable greenhouses.
Pupils to demonstrate an understanding of additive and subtractive processes.
Pupils to develop the greenhouse structure to match your criteria for a successful greenhouse.
Pupils to demonstrate teamwork.
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