Electrical Systems

Electrical Systems: Design and Technology planning for KS1 and KS2, ready to teach.

Challenge children to make electrical circuits and use electrical components in products they design themselves. Ready to teach DT lesson plan packs for KS1 and KS2 including detailed notes, resources and activities for teachers.

Incorporating electrical circuits and components in Design and Technology products is exciting for children, and enables them to learn about how many modern products work. These DT projects for KS2 include helpful slides and teaching inputs with information about electrical components, circuit symbols and diagrams, and electrical safety.

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  • Torches

    Torches

    Year 4

    KS2

    Light up your DT teaching with this ready-to-use Year 4 'Torches' module. Your class will explore different types of torches, their materials and uses, as well as investigating how torches work by creating simple circuits. After exploring which types... Read More

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  • Fairground

    Fairground

    Year 6

    KS2

    Roll up, roll up for fun at the fair in this DT 'Fairground' module! This series of 6 lessons for Year 6 gives your class the chance to examine a variety of rotating fairground rides before designing and making their own ride using an electrical moto... Read More

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  • Alarms

    Alarms

    Year 4

    KS2

    This series of five 'Alarms' lessons based for Year 4 gives your class the chance to experiment with circuits and switches before taking on the challenge of designing, making and evaluating their own alarm systems for a particular purpose. Will they... Read More

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  • Light-Up Signs

    Light-Up Signs

    Year 3

    Year 4

    KS2

    Use woodworking DT tools and materials, card and paper or even scrap materials to make an decorative light box with illuminated words or letters. This scheme of work is structured in a way that allows you to decide precisely what tools and materials... Read More

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