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Plastic and Concrete PowerPoint – How Do People Use Processed Materials?

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13 pages (PowerPoint)|This resource is suitable for Grades: 3 - 6

A teaching presentation discussing processed materials and their uses.

This Teaching Presentation introduces the students to processed materials and their manufacture and use.

Use this teaching resource when investigating the chemical properties of materials in science lessons.

This presentation covers the following topics:

  • what are processed materials?
  • humans as producers
  • stone and concrete
  • developing processed materials
  • will processed materials last forever?

A class true or false activity and independent investigation have been included at the end of the presentation.

Use this in conjunction with the Waste Management Investigation.


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