Everyday Materials

Project Overview

This companion project teaches children that objects are made from materials. They identify a range of everyday materials and their sources. Children investigate the properties of materials and begin to recognise that a material’s properties defines its use.

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What’s included

Everyday Materials is a comprehensive science project that boasts an array of essentials including:


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Enhanced Provision Activities



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Project scope

Everyday Materials provides a structured approach to science, outlining key subjects and topics including:

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  • Science
  • Art and design
  • Design and technology
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  • Fair test
  • Gathering data
  • Materials and their properties

Closely linked to

This project has companion projects:

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