Lesson : Disability: Stairs

Overview

This lesson uses an animated story, involving the Go-Givers character Pete, to explore the needs of people in wheelchairs, and show how determination can overcome difficulties.
 

Cross-curricular links: science 
 

Learning Activities:

  • Surveying the school site to identify any areas which are inaccessible to wheelchair users. Marking down the changes you would make.
  • Discussing the achievements of Tanni Grey Thompson. Information included. 
  • Experimenting with pulleys