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Technologies our children need to learn to succeed in the next generation

25 Sep
Technologies our children need to learn to succeed in the next generation
  • Inclined planes – ramps
  • Levers – shovel/arm, pitchfork/arm, hoe/arm, rake/arm, crowbar, arm with hammer/axe, scissors, tweezers, nutcrackers, wheelbarrows, brakes, writing instuments, pedals, paintbrush/arm
  • Wheels & axles – bicycles, carts, wheelbarrows
  • Pulleys – clotheslines, block and tackle, winches, hoists
  • Wedges – knives, chisels, axes, wood planes
  • Screws – screws, bolts, propellers

Learning opportunities:

Gardening, construction, moving heavy objects, driving and pushing wheeled vessels, cooking, carving, writing, drawing, housecleaning, loading/unloading, sculpture, equipment assembly, installation, repair and maintenance

 
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Posted by on September 25, 2013 in Culture & Society, Education, Technology

 

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