Romans, Celts, Invaders: Catapult building

Roman, Celts and Invaders: Catapults.

This session links to Romans, Celts and Invaders.

The children work in groups of 3 to design and build a catapult. We learn about strong structures and catapult design. We test our catapults and improve our designs. 

 

In this session we cover the following:

 

Maths: We measure distance and collect data.

Statistics: Record data in a table and use the collected data.

Technical Knowledge: Apply understanding of how to strengthen and reinforce more complex structures. Understand and use mechanical systems.

Science: Predicting outcomes. Fair tests.

 

Afternoon Session: 2Hrs. From £65

Below is a link to a great website about Romans, plus lots of other information

Technic Lego in schools

Schools I've working with.

Chudleigh C of E Primary School.

Redhills Community Primary, Exeter

Bradley Barton, Newton Abbot.

Rydon Community School, Kingsteignton.

Hazeldown Community School, Teignmouth.

St Lukes, Exeter.

St Catherines C of E Primary, Heathfield.

Hatherleigh Primary School.

Park School, Bournemouth.

Stover School.

Ravenscourt park  School, London.

East Allington Primary School.

 

STEM Groups

This group runs for 1 hour over 5 weeks for groups of 4 children.

 

session1. Strong structures.

session2. Motorised vehicles,                       understanding gears

session3. Fast vehicles: gears/                     ratios.

session4. Slow vehicles: gears/                     ratios.

session5. Other uses for low                         gearing, cranes,                           lift a brick..

 

Small group sessions.

Pupil Premium Groups.

Whole class sessions.

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