What is the difference between raw and synthetic materials?

In this lesson, we will be learning about raw materials and synthetic materials. You will learn some examples of each of these types of materials and will complete an activity in which you need to decide whether various different materials are raw or synthetic. You will need a piece of paper and a pencil.

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Q1.Absorbent materials do not soak up liquid easily. True or false?

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Q2.Which of these materials do you think is the most absorbent?

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Q3.Which word describes when something repels water or keeps water out?

3/3

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Quiz:

Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Q1.Absorbent materials do not soak up liquid easily. True or false?

1/3

Q2.Which of these materials do you think is the most absorbent?

2/3

Q3.Which word describes when something repels water or keeps water out?

3/3

Video

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Worksheet

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What is the difference between raw and synthetic materials?

Well done everyone on some great learning! Now have a go at answering these questions to see how much you can remember from the lesson.

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Q1.A raw material is...

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Q2.Synthetic materials are often made from raw materials. True or false?

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Q3.Tick the raw material in the following list.

3/4

Q4.Tick the synthetic material in the following list.

4/4

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 is the difference between raw and synthetic materials?

Well done everyone on some great learning! Now have a go at answering these questions to see how much you can remember from the lesson.

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Q1.A raw material is...

1/4

Q2.Synthetic materials are often made from raw materials. True or false?

2/4

Q3.Tick the raw material in the following list.

3/4

Q4.Tick the synthetic material in the following list.

4/4

Lesson summary: What is the difference between raw and synthetic materials?

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