To measure, mark out, cut and shape materials

In this lesson, we will sketch a structure design. We will measure, mark out and make a shell structure using appropriate tools and skills. We will stiffen and strengthen the structure. This lesson includes some physical activity and equipment beyond pen, paper or pencil. Please make sure your child is adequately supervised.

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Quiz:

Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.What does 'cm' stand for?

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Q2.Which of these structures is commonly made from metal and glass?

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Q3.How is a treehouse made?

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Q4.Which of these structures is normally used to contain hot liquid?

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Q5.What classification of structure is a tent?

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Quiz:

Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.What does 'cm' stand for?

1/5

Q2.Which of these structures is commonly made from metal and glass?

2/5

Q3.How is a treehouse made?

3/5

Q4.Which of these structures is normally used to contain hot liquid?

4/5

Q5.What classification of structure is a tent?

5/5

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Quiz:

To measure, mark out, cut and shape materials -

Don’t worry if you get a question wrong! Forgetting is an important step in learning. We will recap next lesson.

Q1.What is the longest length that this ruler can measure?

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Q2.Why is cutting accurately so important?

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Q3.I have 2 parallel sides. I have 2 horizontal sides. I am a 2D shape. What am I?

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Q4.Scissors are used to cut materials. What other tools can be used to cut materials?

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Q5.Which of these is the longest length?

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Quiz:

To measure, mark out, cut and shape materials -

Don’t worry if you get a question wrong! Forgetting is an important step in learning. We will recap next lesson.

Q1.What is the longest length that this ruler can measure?

1/5

Q2.Why is cutting accurately so important?

2/5

Q3.I have 2 parallel sides. I have 2 horizontal sides. I am a 2D shape. What am I?

3/5

Q4.Scissors are used to cut materials. What other tools can be used to cut materials?

4/5

Q5.Which of these is the longest length?

5/5

Lesson summary: To measure, mark out, cut and shape materials

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Time to move!

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