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We are continuing to explore everyday materials. We have looked at different material e.g wood, paper. glass, metal etc, and have explored properties of these materials (how we can describe them). Look at the PowerPoint and remind yourself about the different properties. 

Now its time for you to have some fun! You are going to investigate how some materials behave. To do this you will have to carry out a few tests. 

Can you say whether an object is bendy/not bendy? Is it waterproof(keep water out)/not waterproof? Absorbent (takes in water)/not absorbent or transparent (see through)/opaque (not see through). 

Choose an investigation from the sheets and see if you can find the objects listed on the sheet. If you have not got them, don't worry - choose another object instead and test that. When you finish think about the questions on the PowerPoint

  • What did you do?
  • What did you find out?
  • Did anything surprise you?
  • Why?

If you have time - choose another investigation and explore what different objects do.