Characteristics of Materials
Books and activities to support science unit
Discover different material types and their characteristics. Identify and sort materials.
The pack contains 25 resources including books, flashcards, vocabulary lists and a selection of activities for individual and groups.
A range of fact sheets about different materials in symbol and text version:
Key vocabulary including word definitions.
Display Flashcards A4
Large flashcards to display in the classroom.
Display Flashcards A5
Small flashcards to display in the classroom.
Vocabulary linked to the materials section of the science programme of study.
Symbol Word Cards
Visual supports to print and use for vocabulary games.
Small symbol sheet to show vocabulary overview for materials subject area.
Materials Story - Symbols
Story book about materials - symbol version.
Materials Story - Text
Story book about materials - text version.
Find and Identify Materials
Activity to look around the school to find different materials.
Look at Material Characteristics
Activity to identify characteristics of different materials.
Looking at Materials - Branching Database
Branching database to sort materials through questions.
Sorting activity to identify materials used in different objects.
What am I
Identify materials from the descriptions.