Grace Webb - Mini Mechanics, Massive Minds - Spring 2020 - Ep1 - Design Your Own Race Track!

In this video, see Grace design her own race track for off road paths and then drive them on a mini quad bike!

Suggested Follow-Up Activities after watching:

• Draw and label your own race track! Think about the space you have and what you are designing your track for – could it be for a machine, bicycle, remote controlled car or even a toy car!

• Research existing UK race tracks for inspiration on shapes and names for your race track, like Donington Park, Cadwell race circuit and Snetterton 300. What other race tracks can you find on the internet? How many can you find? Where are they on a UK map? Ask an adult before using the internet.

• What shapes and lines will you include in your track design?

• Get creative with naming and labelling the straights and corners for your track. Listen to the tips in the video! • Time how long it takes to go around your track!

• What facts can you find out about your grandparents? Try asking your parents or make a phone call to your grandparents! Make a fact file all about them.

Grace Webb - Mini Mechanics, Massive Minds - Spring 2020 - Ep2 - Q&A with Grace!

In this video, see Grace answer her favourite 8 questions sent in via her Instagram page! She answers questions about machines, The Darkness, hairstyles and memorable times.

Grace Webb - Mini Mechanics, Massive Minds - Spring 2020 - Ep3 - Aprilia RRV 450 Mini Bike Review

In this video, Grace gives a mini-review of her beloved Aprilia RRV 450. She’ll take you for a walk around this unique bike before going for a ride!

Suggested Follow-Up Activities after watching:

• Write or film a review of a vehicle at your house! It could maybe be a family car, bicycle or toy. What information can you find out about it, like how fast it goes, what colour it is, what special features it has, etc.

• Can you help Grace find more animals that weigh approximately the same as her bike? You could make a diagram showing animals that are more than and less than too!

• Pause the video and spot the difference! What is the same and what is different about the Aprilia RXV 450 and the Aprilia RRV 450? What features can you see on both bikes that are the same and are different to each other?

• Look closely! What images can you see on Grace’s helmet?

• Write a fact file about the Aprilia RRV 450? What facts can you include that Grace spoke about?

• Use the internet to research and make a fact file about your favourite bike or car! Ask an adult before using the internet.

Grace Webb - Mini Mechanics, Massive Minds - Spring 2020 - Ep4 - The Journey of a V8 Engine

In this video, Grace has access all areas to an engine development site! She goes through the journey of a British Rover V8 engine - from it being in the workshop, getting tested to then wrapped and ready to be delivered.

Suggested Follow-Up Activities after watching:

• Write a step-by-step guide of what happens in Grace’s journey throughout the video. Can you include a picture with each step too?

• What tools or engine pieces can you spot and name in the video? Don’t forget to rewind and look closely!

• Draw and label a picture of a Dyno Room. What features are important that Grace talks about in the video?

Grace Webb - Mini Mechanics, Massive Minds - Spring 2020 - Ep5 - Toy Car Race Ramps!

In this video, Grace goes on a hunt to find building materials and ends up making a set of toy car race ramps! Watch the process and watch them race!

Suggested Follow-Up Activities after watching:

• Go on a hunt for building materials in your house! You could use cardboard, straws, paint, recycled plastic, etc. What could you make from what you find? A rocket, toy car, ramps, spaceship – use your imagination!

• Cardboard, wood or even the floor can be used for ramps or a racing surface for your own toy cars. Can you set some up in your house?

• Race! Using some toy cars, have a race to investigate which cars travel the fastest or furthest.

• Make a poster to announce to your family when and where the race is going to take place so they all know to come and watch! Don’t forget to decorate it!

• Write a race report afterwards for a newspaper to explain what happened in the race, how exciting the racing was and report on who the winner was and why.

Grace Webb - Mini Mechanics, Massive Minds - Spring 2020 - Ep6 - How to Make Engine Craft Cogs

In this video, Grace gets crafty and shows how to make engine cogs out of lolly sticks and bottle tops!

Suggested Follow-Up Activities after watching:

• Follow along and make your own craft engine cogs!

• Grace made two, but you could make more! How many can you make that link together?

• Write an instruction text for the steps in this video. Don’t forget to include a title, introduction, picture, equipment list and step-by-step guide.

• CHALLENGE! In your instruction sentences, can you include a time word, imperative verb and an adverb?

• What other engineering craft could you make at home?

Grace Webb - Mini Mechanics, Massive Minds - Spring 2020 - Ep7 - Grace Changes Tyres

In this video, Grace talks wheels and tyres! She removes the rear wheel of her bike and takes it to the tyre machine, demonstrating how tyres are removed from wheels.

Suggested Follow-Up Activities after watching:

• Write a step-by-step instruction guide of what happens in Grace’s journey throughout the video. Can you include a picture with each step too?

• What tools can you spot and name in the video? Don’t forget to rewind and look closely!

• What different materials can you spot and name in the video? You could make a diagram with what objects fit into material categories.

Grace Webb - Mini Mechanics, Massive Minds - Spring 2020 - Ep8 - BONUS 20Min Ep! - Tyre Workout!

In this video, Grace takes part in her home workout using one of her bike tyres! Perfect for all the family to join in – don’t worry – you don’t need a tyre to take part, you could always use a pillow, cushion or hula hoop instead!

Video designed to be enjoyed and take part in! Everyone who takes part in this exercise does so at their own risk. Consult your doctor if you are unsure before taking part. Remember to warm-up before exercising and stretch afterwards. Keep hydrated throughout exercise and ensure you have enough space so you do not cause injury to yourself or others.

Grace Webb Talks to Flakefleet's Dare to Dream Project - about dreams, machines and life at home!

First broadcast on Facebook Live, 7pm 26.6.20

Taken from Flakefleet's Facebook Live, Grace Webb joins Dave McPartlin for a chat during lockdown. They talk about dreams, machines, aspirations and life at home, hoping the conversation will inspire youngsters to dream big as part of their #daretodream project, before finishing with a Bedtime Story.

Dave McPartlin is the current headteacher at Flakefleet Primary School and is also a Golden Buzzer Act from the 2019 series of Britain's Got Talent, along with children at his school, and are promoting the #daretodream to inspire children to dream big. Head over to Flakefleet's facebook page where you can see Grace's chat as well as lots of other inspirational talks with the likes of David Walliams, Mike Bushell, Gaby Roslin, Dr Ranj and more!