Transport and InventionKey Stage 2
Up to 20 children
IntroductionThis lesson develops children's sense of the continuity of history. It shows how inventions are often built upon on what has been achieved as a result of earlier inventions. It looks at the history of transport and inventions, and asks children to sort forms of transport, and inventions, into chronological order.
- a depth study linked to one of the British areas of study listed
- a study over time tracing how several aspects of national history are reflected in the locality (this can go beyond 1066)
- a study of an aspect of history or a site dating from a period beyond 1066 that is significant in the locality
- a study of an aspect or theme in British history that extends pupils’ chronological knowledge beyond 1066 Examples (non-statutory)
- a significant turning point in British history, for example, the first railways or the Battle of Britain
- To be able to recognize and name a selection of forms of transport and inventions.
- To be able to sort these into a correct chronological order.
- To be able to estimate when major inventions were made.
- To understand the way in which many inventions build on what has been discovered before.
- To use words such as century, year, and other time related words such as AD and BC correctly.