This unit will encourage children to investigate how air can produce movement and how this can be used in simple pneumatic mechanisms. Although this kit is called 'moving monsters', it can be used to make any moving toy.
30 burger boxes
1 x balloon pump
50 x syringes
100 x round balloons
10m of 6mm plastic tubing
1m of 8mm clear PVC tubing
20 x straight connectors
DATA helpsheet notes
Ideas for this kit
This kit can fit into any topic and will allow you to make any moving model. Set your class a challenge by getting them to move an item using their model. Remember with all D&T activities, a user and a purpose should be identified at the start of the task.
To work safely and accurately with a range of simple hand tools
To plan through discussion, to choose an idea based on the materials given and the time allowed.
08 Jul 2015
There is no instruction manual on how to make these. I bought the kit specifically to get ideas and instructions and then bought additional equipment to make them. The air pump is also of poor quality
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