Who are architects and what do they do?

In this lesson, we will explore the world of architecture and what impact it has had on the world. We will also learn about famous architects and their work. Please note this lesson will require some additional equipment, beyond a pen, pencil or paper, to fully participate. Please see the equipment slide near the start of the lesson video and make sure your child is adequately supervised if equipment is required.

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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!

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Q1.Concrete is used to help build houses

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Q2.What material is normally used on roofs?

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Q3.The Queen lives at Buckingham Palace

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Q4.The world's tallest building is

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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!

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Q1.Concrete is used to help build houses

1/4

Q2.What material is normally used on roofs?

2/4

Q3.The Queen lives at Buckingham Palace

3/4

Q4.The world's tallest building is

4/4

Video

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Worksheet

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Who are architects and what do they do?

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

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Q1.The word architecture means what?

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Q2.The earliest written work for architecture dates from when?

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Q3.Dame Zaha Hadid designed the London 2012 Aquatics Centre

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Q4.Norman Foster was born is which English city?

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Q5.What event in history does the Monument in London remember?

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This quiz includes images that don't have any alt text - please contact your teacher who should be able to help you with an audio description.

Quiz:

Who are architects and what do they do?

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

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Question 5

Q1.The word architecture means what?

1/5

Q2.The earliest written work for architecture dates from when?

2/5

Q3.Dame Zaha Hadid designed the London 2012 Aquatics Centre

3/5

Q4.Norman Foster was born is which English city?

4/5

Q5.What event in history does the Monument in London remember?

5/5

Lesson summary: Who are architects and what do they do?

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