In this activity children will use their knowledge of pushing and pulling to guide the lorry out of the street.
A lorry driver got lost and asked at a garage for help. An attendant drew him a map but with the wrong directions. The lorry driver got stuck in a dead end road and couldn't turn round. He tried to drive round a mini roundabout but drove across it pushing over two trees and demolishing a brick wall. He then panicked and hit the accelerator instead of the brake and smashed into three more cars.
Children will use their knowledge of pushing and pulling to guide the lorry out of the street.
- that objects change direction when they are pushed or pulled
- that pushing and pulling causes objects to move
Children will learn:
- that using a map correctly can enable you to reach a destination
These resources were initially developed in partnership with the Centre for Science Education, Sheffield Hallam University.