Which materials are waterproof?

In this lesson, we will be learning about waterproof materials. We will test a variety of household materials and compare how absorbent each of them is. You will need a piece of paper and a pencil to complete today’s lesson. For our experiment, if you would like to take part, you will need: twigs or a piece of wood, a plastic bag or cup, a glass cup, cardboard or paper, and a pair of socks or piece of fabric. If you do not have these materials, you can watch the lesson and record your observations of the experiment.

Video

Click on the play button to start the video. If your teacher asks you to pause the video and look at the worksheet you should:

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Worksheet

These slides will take you through some tasks for the lesson. If you need to re-play the video, click the ‘Resume Video’ icon. If you are asked to add answers to the slides, first download or print out the worksheet. Once you have finished all the tasks, click ‘Next’ below.

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Quiz:

Which materials are waterproof?

Well done for working so hard today! It's time to complete our end of lesson quiz. This is your chance to show off all the wonderful learning you have done today. Let's see how much you have learnt.

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Q1.Which of these is a material?

1/3

Q2.Which material is waterproof?

2/3

Q3.All things are made of materials. True or false?

3/3

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:

Which materials are waterproof?

Well done for working so hard today! It's time to complete our end of lesson quiz. This is your chance to show off all the wonderful learning you have done today. Let's see how much you have learnt.

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Q1.Which of these is a material?

1/3

Q2.Which material is waterproof?

2/3

Q3.All things are made of materials. True or false?

3/3

Lesson summary: Which materials are waterproof?

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