Children identify the materials from which common objects are made.
Children carry out an investigation into the properties of 10 small objects. They predict and test whether it is magnetic, transparent, floats, or can be squashed or stretched.
Children learn about objects, materials, and properties. They look at 8 objects, identify the materials they are made from, and explain why they are suitable in each situation.
Children use a word bank of materials and their properties to choose the right material for 8 different situations. They draw a picture and explain their reasons.
Children learn about objects, materials and properties. They look for objects in the classroom, identify their main materials and draw pictures of them, grouping by material.
Children learn about how metals are made. They carry out an investigation into the properties of up to 8 metal objects.
Children learn about three inventors of new materials - John Dunlop, John McAdam, and Charles Macintosh. They match statements to the correct inventor.
Children carry out an investigation into how they can change the shape of up to 8 classroom objects. They predict before they test and then discuss their findings.