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Electric helicopter animation

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Everyday materials, Electricity, Forces and magnets, Forces, Properties and changes of materials, Design, Make, Evaluate, Technical knowledge

Ravi and Kate discuss their ideas for designing and making an electric helicopter that uses a simple circuit. Bubbles the robot encourages them to plan their designs, think about the materials they’ll use and to test their circuits. Use this animation before pupils design and make their own electric helicopters.


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