Anti-Litter Machine – Heath Robinson

Anti-Litter Machine – Heath Robinson

In this fun lesson students are asked to examine how Heath Robinson’s over engineered Anti-Litter Machine works and design with their own more effective contraptions. The accompanying extension task asks students to research Heath Robinson and to design ‘in the style of’.

Skills and learning:
Lateral thinking
Types of motion
Drawing and perspective skills
Research and interpretation skills
Annotation and technical drawing

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Created: Jun 13, 2019

Updated: Jun 14, 2019

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