Swalwell Primary School

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Science 9.11.20


Good Morning!


This half term in Science we are going to be looking at properties and changes of materials.


What is a material? Watch this video to find out:

Materials And Their Properties

Every single object is made of different materials that have observable properties. This Miniclip sorts and groups materials based on observable properties s...

Now you have watched the video, have a look at some objects in your house or maybe even your house itself. What has each object been made from? Why? Create an information page about some of your chosen objects – you could include diagrams with labels. Make sure you answer the following questions:


What material has been used?

What are the properties of this material?

Why has this material been used for this object?


Try and include some of the words below – look them up on the internet if you’re not sure what they mean!


  • sturdy
  • waterproof
  • durable
  • flexible
  • strong
  • malleable


Have a great day!


Miss Grey