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Comparing Keys and Codes!

PrimaryPrimary

LiteracyAustralian Curriculum General Capability: Literacy

CriticalAustralian Curriculum General Capability: Critical and creative thinking

NumeracyAustralian Curriculum General Capability: Numeracy

 

 

1.  In groups of 4, collect 8 keys each + 2 more keys - making a total of 34 keys.

2. Place the each key on a piece of paper and trace around them with a pencil. Observe the pattern of each key. What do you notice? Are there any similarities? What are the differences?

3. Create a design with all the 34 keys to be used as a Birthday Card.

4. Make each key a letter of the alphabet. Create a message using the key traces you have created. Get the others in your class to work out your message. 

 

 

Intricate and Cryptic Key Designs

MiddleMiddle  High SchoolSecondary

CriticalAustralian Curriculum General Capability: Critical and creative thinking

 

 

1. Collect some old keys from home.

2. Go to Hongkiat - Technology Design, Inspiration - Website and view some of the inspirational designs recorded there. See some examples below. 

Dragon Key keys
keys

3. Design a necklace with your key as the main feature.

 

 

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Toys Keyed in!

 MiddleMiddle  High SchoolSecondary

CriticalAustralian Curriculum General Capability: Critical and creative thinking

 

1. You are to design a new toy suitable for children aged 4-7 years.

2. The task is to use a variety of keys and locks which will encourage the child to experiment with the different keys to find the correct lock it opens. Make the toy brightly coloured and attractive.

 

 

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