Engineering Activities in Mr Flanagan’s P2 Class

Monday 19th November was the start of an engineering week at Riverbank.

Livewire and Techfest assisted with the delivery of a wide range of activities across the school. The activities included making a garden for Baby Bear, designing a sweet factory, looking at fractioning and designing a chair.

Every child had a logbook in which they recorded what kind of engineering they had participated in. Were they a chemical engineer, a design engineer or a construction engineer. ( I didn’t know there were so many different types of engineer!)

Some real life engineers visited to answer questions about their jobs.

The pupils had a great time in a very practical learning environment.

Mr Flanagan very kindly sent me photographs of his class, see below, participating in a series of materials and construction experiments.

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