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Science and Transport Car Constructor

Teachers' notes

Transport yourself  into Science

This resource helps you use Streetlife's superb transport collections as an inspirational starting point to support the teaching of Science and Design & Technology subjects.

Curriculum links

KS1 & KS2 Science

Unit 1E Pushes and Pulls

Unit 2E Forces and Movement

Unit 3C Characteristics of Materials  

Unit 6E Forces in Action


KS1 Design & Technology

Unit 2A Vehicles

KS2 History

Unit 12 How did life change in our locality in Victorian times


Who is it for?

Key stage 1 and 2 pupils and teachers


What's in this resource?

  • Car Constructor interactive game, make your own vehicle and see how well it performs on our Streetlife test track.
  • Transport card game. Download and play this game as a fun way to stimulate discussion around transport past and present. 
  • Downloadable resource sheets to compare transport across the ages and discover how design has evolved.  

How can it be used?

  • This resource supports our science learning package which includes:
    Interactive Science Shows, hands on practical workshops and historical characters (See Led Sessions page on this journey for full details).   
  • Whole class as a white board activity to support a transport related topic or Science / Design & Technology sessions.
  • As a pre-visit activity to prepare your class for a visit to the museums.
  • As a post visit activity to develop and consolidate what your children have learnt.


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