D&T: Mechanical Posters: Levers and Linkages LKS2 Lesson Pack 2

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  • I have used lesson 1 and 2 today as part of our D&T week. Never having taught D&T before I was having sleepless nights (!) so decided I would rely on Planit. It's been great. My year 3 class have come up with some great ideas already. I'm looking forward to tomorrow!

    , Nov 30th
    • Hi Kate.Whitby,
      Thanks for your comment :)
      If there's anything we could do to make this resource even better, please let us know!

      , Nov 30th
  • Thanks, this is a great timesaver for our work on levers!

    , Jun 7th
  • The files don't download for me either, clearly there is a problem here but twinkl response seems to just be that they are fine... they are not!

    , Jan 25th
    • Hi renascent,
      I am really sorry to hear about this technical problem, and I apologise if it has caused you any trouble. Apologies to the other users who have also tried to download these resources. I have looked into this and there do seem to be technical issues with some files within the pack. Thank you for your patience - I will get this corrected straight away! We really appreciate you getting in touch to let us know about the issue here. It will be back on the site for you to download very shortly!

      , Jan 25th
    • The issue with this pack has now be corrected. Thank you so much for pointing this out to us. If there are any further issues that we can help with, please don't hesitate to get in touch! Have a lovely day :)

      , Jan 26th
    • Hi there renascent,
      Thank you so much for letting us know about this issue! Our lovely resource creation team have amended the resource and emailed you the corrected version. It will also be updated on the website very soon.

      , Jan 27th
  • Same problem - can't extract or open the files

    , Jan 19th
    • Hi nickywilkes,

      Thank you for your comment on the Twinkl website.

      I'm sorry to hear that you are having difficulty with this resource. I have just downloaded and opened the files just fine.Please take a look at our lovely help page by going to the following link:https://www.twinkl.co.uk/help/resources/what-is-a-zip-file-and-how-do-i-open-it

      Please get back in touch if none of the suggestions on our help page solve your problem!

      I hope you have a lovely day! : )

      , Jan 19th
  • Same problem. I can't open any of the files here or in the complete pack!

    , Jan 14th
  • All of the documents in this zip file are corrupted. Is there any way this can be sorted out?

    , Jan 14th
    • Hi there,
      Thanks for commenting on this resource.
      I've just downloaded this resource and all of the files seemed to open fine for me. Do you have an up to date unzipping program installed on your computer? Please see this page for more information:
      Could you have another try and let me know how you get on? :)

      , Jan 14th
    • Hi again. The actual zip file downloads fine and opens but the majority of the documents in it are corrupted, with the exception of 'success criteria' and 'unit overview. The corrupted files will not open and will not extract from the zip. This is also the case for lesson 4.

      , Jan 15th
    • Hi stanley13,
      Thank you so much for letting us know about this one. I'll get this corrected right away!

      , Jan 15th
    • Thanks so much! I have just tried opening the files now but it's still not working. Although I'm not sure whether you have corrected it yet. :) Could you comment back to confirm when it has been corrected? Thank you so much for doing this!

      , Jan 15th
    • Thank you for commenting! :) We will be in touch soon to let you know when this has been corrected.

      , Jan 15th
In the second lesson children learn the difference between a lever and a linkage. They then follow detailed instructions to make a lever and linkage mechanical system.
D&T: Mechanical Posters: Levers and Linkages LKS2 Lesson Pack 2 contains:
  • #Unit Overview [PDF]
  • Making Levers and Linkages Clapping Hands Activity Sheet [PDF]
  • Making Levers and Linkages Moving Dragon Activity Sheet [PDF]
  • Making Levers and Linkages Moving Flags Activity Sheet [PDF]
  • Making Levers and Linkages Snapping Crocodile Activity Sheet [PDF]
  • Making Levers and Linkages Waving Hand Activity Sheet [PDF]
  • #Lesson Plan Levers and Linkages [PDF]
  • #Lesson Presentation Levers and Linkages [PPTX]
  • #PlanIt User Guide [PDF]
  • #Success Criteria Grids Levers and Linkages [PDF]

This resource is available in Standard and Flipchart.
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    • Twinkl updated the Main Version on Jul 1st
    • Twinkl added Flipchart Version on Dec 8th