6/7yrs. Fun With Science

6/7yrs. Fun With Science

Course duration: 3 months (12 weeks)

Children explore GEARS, PULLEYS, LEVERS and WHEELS while they design and build a series of models such as car launcher, raft, measuring car and many more. This program introduces students to basic simple machines in the home and local community.

Key Learning Values

Science

Investigating energy, force, speed, the effect of friction, reading scales, Fair testing and predicting.

Design and Technology

Investigating gears, wheels, axles and pulleys; working cooperatively in a team; using instructions in 2 dimensions to create 3-dimensional models.

Mathematics

Measurement of distance, time, weight. Counting, calculating, shape and problem-solving.

A system for learning using LEGO® bricks.





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