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How Do We Describe Materials?

In this worksheet, students answer questions using science words which describe the properties of everyday materials all around us.

'How Do We Describe Materials?' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 1

Year:  Year 1 Science worksheets

Curriculum topic:   Everyday Materials

Curriculum subtopic:   Physical Properties of Everyday Materials

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Worksheet Overview

There are many different kinds of materials that we use everyday. Look around your room. How many materials can you see and name? Did you find any of these?


wood paper fabric


As scientists, we must learn the words which describe materials. Wood is hard, but fabric is soft.

Hard and soft are called properties. Properties describe materials.

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