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More Ways to Describe Materials

In this worksheet students will answer questions about groups of materials; for example, 'fabrics' 'metals' and use the vocabulary which describes their properties.

'More Ways to Describe Materials' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 1

Curriculum topic:   Everyday Materials

Curriculum subtopic:   Physical Properties of Everyday Materials

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Worksheet Overview

We can already describe the properties of materials - we can describe what materials are like.

Some materials have special properties.


This magnet is made of iron. Iron is magnetic. Things made of iron 'stick' to the magnet.

 


Some materials are stretchy, like these rubber bands. We say they are elastic. If we stretch them, they go back to the shape they were before we pulled them.

 

Materials which soak-up water are called absorbent.

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