How can I protect my favourite toy from the changes in weather?
Students will identify different types of weather and how the weather changes. Students will identify a place to play and how the weather effects its use. Students will design a solution to an authentic problem for their favourite toy: How can I protect my favourite toy from the changes in weather? Students will apply their knowledge of measurement and number within the design solution.
- Learning sequence – weather Early Stage 1 (DOCX 217KB)
Students will design a solution to an authentic problem: How can a most magnificent vehicle carry a thank you message to someone special? They will identify the characteristics of different objects including their materials and their movement. Students will explore the effects of these characteristics. Students will investigate how push and pull forces create movement. Students will apply their knowledge of 2D shapes, measurement and position within their design solution. Students will identify someone special in their life to whom they would like to express gratitude, and will demonstrate communication skills to express these feelings. Students will understand how Aboriginal nations expressed gratitude and respect.