2015 Schools Competition - Nature Craft Entrants

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Deanmore Primary School - WA

Year 6

Teacher: Greg Downes

In Technology lessons, Year 1 and 2 students investigated, designed and created a new insect. They collected natural materials that would match the different parts of their designs.

1. Investigate/research bugs and insects. Draw and identify parts.Identify what a bug or insect needs to have.

2. Design an insect from the information gathered.

3. Explore the school grounds to make a collection of a variety of sticks, seedpods and leaves to use for creating their insect.

4 Use the design to make the insect. Modify as pieces found, better suit the model.

5 Create a tag with name of the insect.

6 Display the insects for all the school to view.



Students used a range of tools during construction; saws hot glue gun, pliers, scissors.


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