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Treehouses: Live life at woodpecker level

16 July 2014

A treehouse cartoon picture

As many a children’s fiction writer knows, there is a certain magic about treehouses. Of course, treehouses don’t just appeal to children; adults love them too, as Ian and Penny Ledger can attest. The couple have restored a farmhouse, and created a formidable holiday-let business in the converted outbuildings, which include a their most popular lets – two eco tree lodges.

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Discussion starters

  • Characteristics of technological outcomes: Use this and other examples to describe examples of technological outcomes with different functional natures that have similar physical natures. (level 3)
  • Brief development: Use this and other examples to communicate the outcome to be produced and identify attributes for an outcome. (level 1)


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Keywords: treehouse, bespoke, characteristics of technological outcomes, brief development

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