This digital pack contains a teacher's guide, lesson plan, presentation, instruction sheets, exercise sheets and equipment list. You will need PAR timber lengths, birch ply, pegboard, 3D printer, PLA filament, engineers square, band saw, masking tape, pencil, pegboard hooks (optional).
This lesson could be tied into the study of:
Physics (material properties), Maths (pythagoras’ theorem, strength of structures), Design & Technology (ways of joining 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 workbench for your classroom, sturdy enough to work from and to store tools.
Work together as a team to measure up and assemble the bench use Pythagoras’Theorem to calculate the length of one side of a triangle in order to position the stool legs and shelf supports.
Pupils to build strong and stable workbenches.
Pupils to demonstrate an understanding of additive and subtractive processes.
Pupils to accurately calculate measurements of the structure and show their working.
Pupils to demonstrate teamwork.
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