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Identify Properties Common to Several Materials

In this worksheet, students will build on their knowledge of choosing materials. They will answer questions about the properties common to these materials. For example, wood and plastic are both stiff and hard.

'Identify Properties Common to Several 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

All materials have properties that we can describe.


We can describe some materials in the same way.

Several types of material are stiff.

When we want an object to be strong and stiff, we would choose wood, or plastic, or maybe metal.


a wooden chair


Wood, thick plastic and metal are all strong, stiff materials.

We wouldn't choose a material that is weak or bendy, such as paper or wool.


Let's practise identifying the properties of materials.


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