Testing and evaluating the finished moon buggies
Wheels and axles
We looked at a variety of moving objects such as cars, skateboards and a lifting trolley to see how they worked. A spinning axle with wheels attached was noticed by the children. We tried a variety of ways to make spinning axles using pegs, cotton reels, arches made out of pieces of card, straws and paper clips.
We studied a range of freestanding structures to see how they were supported. We practised three different ways of making a freestanding Christmas Tree then designed our own trees including a list of materials and the equipment we would need. Then we made our Christmas trees