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Activity 2

Activity 2 - Materials and their properties 


Properties - describing words of the object, what is it made up of? 


Step 1

Take a look at the word mat below and discuss the words.

What do they mean to you?

Can you explain them?

Have you come across them before?

Can you think of any examples?


Step 2 


Collect a variety  of 10 objects from around your house and describe them using the word mat.

Can you use more than one word from the mat to describe one object? 

Play close attention to the blue words and try to find objects for these.


Step 3 


Choose 2 of the properties on the list and sort the objects into the two groups an example of this is shown below. 

Repeat this 4 or 5 times choosing different property words from the mat. 

Can you find a way to record this?