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Toys and models have used a wide selection of power sources including: petrol, diesel, electricity, clockwork, CO2, steam, hot air, chemical reaction, rubber band, wind, gravity, etc.

More ideas on using toys as a resource:

Essays, vocabulary, explanations both written and verbal, reporting, drawing, discussion, design, etc.


Drawing graphs of time/distance, velocities, ratios to simple addition and subtraction can be achieved in a fun learning environment.

Design & Technology

Ideas for constructing gearboxes, mechanical and electro-mechanical mechanisms, frameworks and structures, different materials and their uses, etc.