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Natural or Man-Made? 2

This worksheet tests your ability to differentiate between man-made and natural materials, even though the product they are made of is manufactured.

'Natural or Man-Made? 2' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 1

Curriculum topic:  Everyday Materials

Curriculum subtopic:  Objects and Materials

Difficulty level:  

Worksheet Overview

QUESTION 1 of 10

This worksheet tests your ability to differentiate between man-made and natural materials.

 

 

Natural materials come from the ground or living things. Man-made materials are made in factories, however, natural materials can still be made into things by man.

Is the object shown below man-made or natural?

woolly hat

man-made

natural

Is the object shown below man-made or natural?

clay pot

man-made

natural

Is the object shown below man-made or natural?

nylon t-shirt

man-made

natural

Is the object shown below man-made or natural?

rock

man-made

natural

Is the object shown below man-made or natural?

plastic comb

man-made

natural

Is the object shown below man-made or natural?

wind jacket

man-made

natural

Is the object shown below man-made or natural?

rice

man-made

natural

Is the object shown below man-made or natural?

fossil

man-made

natural

Is the object shown below man-made or natural?

wooden rocking horse

man-made

natural

Is the object shown below man-made or natural?

cheese

man-made

natural

  • Question 1

Is the object shown below man-made or natural?

woolly hat

CORRECT ANSWER
man-made
EDDIE SAYS
The woolly hat is natural as long as the 'woolly' means that it is actually wool. But since the wool has been spun into yarn and then knitted, a woolly hat is man-made.
  • Question 2

Is the object shown below man-made or natural?

clay pot

CORRECT ANSWER
man-made
EDDIE SAYS
The clay used to make the pot is natural, but the clay is then made into the pot, so the final product is man-made.
  • Question 3

Is the object shown below man-made or natural?

nylon t-shirt

CORRECT ANSWER
man-made
EDDIE SAYS
Both the yarn used and the weaving are part of a manufacturing process.
  • Question 4

Is the object shown below man-made or natural?

rock

CORRECT ANSWER
natural
EDDIE SAYS
A rock is natural.
  • Question 5

Is the object shown below man-made or natural?

plastic comb

CORRECT ANSWER
man-made
EDDIE SAYS
The comb is manufactured from a plastic that comes from materials that are extracted from oil.
  • Question 6

Is the object shown below man-made or natural?

wind jacket

CORRECT ANSWER
man-made
EDDIE SAYS
The thread that is woven into the jacket is from oil, and then it is woven and tailored into the jacket.
  • Question 7

Is the object shown below man-made or natural?

rice

CORRECT ANSWER
natural
EDDIE SAYS
Rice is the seed of a special grass type, which is eaten by many people around the world everyday. Rice is natural.
  • Question 8

Is the object shown below man-made or natural?

fossil

CORRECT ANSWER
natural
EDDIE SAYS
Fossils are natural even though they look like something made by humans. Fossils are the preserved remains from animal and plants that existed thousands of years ago.
  • Question 9

Is the object shown below man-made or natural?

wooden rocking horse

CORRECT ANSWER
man-made
EDDIE SAYS
The wood used to make the rocking horse is natural, but the wood is then made into the toy, so the final product is man-made.
  • Question 10

Is the object shown below man-made or natural?

cheese

CORRECT ANSWER
man-made
EDDIE SAYS
Cheese is made from milk which is natural. But before the milk is turned into cheese, a dairy worker is needed.
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