Engineer a robot arm and hand

In this lesson pack for year 5, year 6, P6 and P7, pupils will learn about different types of robots and what they are used for. They will be challenged to engineer a robot arm that can pick up a small object. This is a great challenge to get your class thinking creatively, linking with design and technology topics.

This pack includes:

  • A differentiated lesson plan
  • A PowerPoint presentation containing information about robots

Simple to resource! The items you will need:

  • Strips of corrugated cardboard
  • Sticky tape
  • Scissors
  • Paper fasteners
  • Paper straws
  • String
Year 5, Year 6
Engineer a robot arm and hand

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