I can use my knowledge of existing products to design my own functional product.
I can create designs using annotated sketches, cross-sectional diagrams and simple computer programmes.
I can investigate and analyse existing products and those I have made, considering a wide range of factors.
I can understand and use electrical systems in my products.
I can safely measure, mark out, cut, assemble and join with some accuracy.
I can make suitable choices from a wider range of tools and unfamiliar materials and plan out the main stages of using them.
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I can understand how mechanical systems such as levers and linkages create movement.
I can strengthen frames with diagonal struts.