Zig Zag: Technology

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started16th Sep 1991
ended14th Oct 1991
last rpt23rd Oct 1991
1 school year
duration20 mins
subject 👨‍🔬ScienceTechnology
age rangeAge 8-10Age 7-9 & Age 9-11
languageenIn English

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Technology is a unit of the BBC Schools TV series Zig Zag from the 1990s, covering technology for primary school pupils.

Programmes on various aspects of technology such as how a bicycle works, how a supermarket is operated, and techniques used in a theatre.

A teachers' programme about this unit was shown as part of Teaching Today.

Episode List

# Title Broadcast
1. Home Technology #1991-09-16-00-00-0016 Sep 1991
2. Transport Technology #1991-09-23-00-00-0023 Sep 1991
3. Shopping Technology #1991-09-30-00-00-0030 Sep 1991
4. Swimming Technology #1991-10-07-00-00-007 Oct 1991
5. Showbiz Technology #1991-10-14-00-00-0014 Oct 1991
- Technology (Teaching Today) #1991-09-27-00-00-0027 Sep 1991


Year Term Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Channel Details
1991-92 Autumn 1991 Monday, 11:00am Wednesday, 1:40pm BBC2

The Teaching Today programme was broadcast on Fridays 27th September & 18th October 1991 at 9:15am.


Presenter Sheelagh Gilbey
Series Producer Tom Stanier
Producer Roger Fry


There were teacher's notes and a book available.

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