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Exploring Space

These short video clips from Our Space follow Richard Garriott during his visit to the International Space Station, looking at some of the more unusual questions and areas involved in the exploration of space.

The video clips look at:

* Do watches work in space?* Design a mission patch* Does...

Primary Design and Technology

In this Teachers TV programme, three design and technology products are put to the test in classrooms around the country. They are then reviewed by an expert panel composed of Professor Clare Benson, director of the Centre for Resource Curriculum Development in Primary Technology (CRIPT) at UCE Birmingham, Ray...

Fundamentals of Design - Moving Pictures

In this resource from Teachers TV the need for more design and evaluation in Key Stage One is explored. An Ofsted report highlights that often more focus is put on making the final product and children are not given the time to gain the knowledge and understanding to make their own products.

Teacher Teresa...

Fundamentals of Design - Virtual Pets

In this resource from Teachers TV, Key Stage Two teacher Pauline Hannigan delivers a three day project on virtual pets to her mixed Year Five and Six class. Throughout the programme, Cornwall LEA Design and Technology advisor David Prest and fellow primary teacher Teresa Wilton discuss which aspects of the project...

Toby Oliver - Making Bridges

In this resource from Teachers TV, Primary STEM Ambassador Toby Oliver inspires and engages a Year Five class with a bridge building activity. Toby is a track engineer for London Underground who was inspired at school by his physics lessons and wants to help schools deliver engaging engineering lessons.

At...

Colour in Our Hall

In this resource from Teachers TV, children from Beacon Primary School in Cornwall work on an aspect of school improvement with designer Kevin McCloud. The idea for this project comes from The Sorrell Foundation and is called the Joinedupdesignforschools project, which gives children a major say in how an aspect...

A Taste for Bridges

In this Teachers TV programme, teacher Irene Harrison makes use of the local area to inspire her Year Five and Six class to think about the design of bridges and then to build their own bridges using food. Children use an interactive online activity to design their own bridges then with the help of parent governor...

Storing Our Stuff

In this resource from Teachers TV, children from Brecknock School in North London work on an aspect of school improvement with a designer William Warren. The idea for this project comes from The Sorrell Foundation and is called the Joinedupdesignforschools project.

Children look at the problem they have...

Primary Cross Curriculum - Making Bags

This resource from Teachers TV follows Rebecca Higgins and Daniella Mana from Newtown Primary School in Shropshire. The teachers present three great practical lesson ideas around design and technology, all involving making bags.

The first part of the programme shows how children use their knowledge of two...

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