What are everyday materials made from?

In this lesson, we will learn about natural and synthetic materials. We will then investigate the properties and uses of three synthetic materials: glass, ceramics and plastics.

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Quiz:

What are everyday materials made from?

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Q1.A natural material is a material made by humans.

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Q2.Which of the following are synthetic materials? (pick 2)

Select two (2) boxes

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Q3.Which of the following are properties of plastics? (pick 3)

Select three (3) boxes

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Q4.Why is glass good for making windows?

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Q5.Why are ceramics good for making food bowls?

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This quiz includes images that don't have any alt text - please contact your teacher who should be able to help you with an audio description.

Quiz:

What are everyday materials made from?

Don’t worry if you get a question wrong! Forgetting is an important step in learning. We will recap next lesson.

Q1.A natural material is a material made by humans.

1/5

Q2.Which of the following are synthetic materials? (pick 2)

Select two (2) boxes

2/5

Q3.Which of the following are properties of plastics? (pick 3)

Select three (3) boxes

3/5

Q4.Why is glass good for making windows?

4/5

Q5.Why are ceramics good for making food bowls?

5/5

Lesson summary: What are everyday materials made from?

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