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Exploring Everyday Materials

We will identify, classify and describe the everyday materials around us. Through fun activities and investigations, we will explore the properties of materials, such as wood, plastic, metal, glass and fabric, and start to explore the uses of everyday materials.

18 February 2022

 

  • I can identify and name a variety of different materials.
  • I can organise a variety of materials into groups according to given criteria.
  • I can organise a variety of materials into groups according to my own criteria.

28 February 2022

 

  • I know that some materials are naturally occurring and some are not.
  • I can name some naturally occurring materials.
  • I can identify objects that are made from naturally occurring materials.

2 March 2022

 

  • I know that some materials change shape when you bend, squash, stretch or twist them.
  • I can identify some materials that can change shape temporarily.
  • I can identify some materials that cannot change shape at all.

3 March 2022

 

  • I know that metal and plastic are different materials.
  • I can identify some different things metal and plastic are used for.
  • I can explain why a particular material is chosen to be made into an object.

7 March 2022

 

  • I know that paper and cardboard are made from wood.
  • I can identify features of wood, cardboard and paper.
  • I can explain the advantages and disadvantages of using different wood products.

8 March 2022

 

  • I know that different materials can be used to make the same product.
  • I can identify which materials have been used in a product.
  • I can explain how the purpose of a product might affect the material that is used.
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