Lego© Works Car Factory (suitable for students R – 3)
The Legoworks Car Factory is a practical educational program that allows students from Reception to year 4 to build a vehicle using Lego. The program is designed for primary students to introduce exploration of the topics and themes on how cars are made and how assembly lines work. It also gives students the opportunity to experience the difference between early motor vehicles and todays vehicles. Each student receives a special badge to acknowledge that they have participated in the Lego building Activity.
- Compare objects from the past with those from the present and consider how places have changed over time (ACHASSI006, ACHASSI023, ACHASSI039)
- Pose questions about past and present objects, people, places and events
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- Draw simple conclusions based on discussions, observations and information displayed in pictures and texts and on maps (ACHASSI008, ACHASSI025, ACHASSI041)
- Differences and similarities between students’ daily lives and life during their parents’ and grandparents’ childhoods (ACHASSK030)
- How changing technology affected people’s lives (at home and in the ways they worked, travelled, communicated and played in the past) (ACHASSK046)
Concepts for developing historical thinking
The content provides opportunities for students to develop humanities and social sciences understanding through key concepts including significance, continuity and change, cause and effect, place and space, interconnections and perspectives and action.