KS3/ KS4 science, product design, P. E.
Using information on the properties of materials to design a prosthetic limb. The activity requires students to create, evaluate and use feedback to improve their design.
PPT- This provides an introduction on Paralympic sprinting. It contains a slide with material information cards to be cut out and distributed among pairs of students. These are to support them with their prosthetic design. It then provides guidance for students on the critique of other prosthetic designs in the class. Finally, it contains a prompt slide discussing the advantages and disadvantages of athletes using prosthetic. The related blog-writing task could be set for homework.
Prosthetic design template support sheet- includes a prosthetic template with writing frames that can be used to guide students with their design.
Blog writing frame- provides students who need support with guidance on how to approach their blog.