Natural and processed materials have a range of physical properties; these properties can influence their use
Discover the difference between processed and natural materials with an instructional slide show.
Introduce your students to the different types of materials with a pack of printable anchor charts.
A worksheet which will have the students evaluate their ecological footprint and compare it with the class.
A worksheet for investigating the materials certain objects are made from.
A science experiment which investigates the absorptive properties of various materials.
A teaching presentation comparing natural and processed materials and how humans make scientific comparisons.
A poster displaying different natural materials and explaining what natural materials are.
A poster displaying different processed materials and explaining what processed materials are.
Cut-out decorations to use on your materials display board.
A science experiment which investigates the strengths of solid wood and laminate.
Teach your students about the things we do that affect the Earth with an ecological footprint reference sheet.
A teaching presentation discussing processed materials and their uses.
A teaching presentation discussing natural resources and how humans interact with them.
Identify man-made and natural materials in the classroom with a gallery walk organiser.
This Chemical Sciences unit investigates natural and processed materials. Demonstrations and experimental procedures are explored with particular attention given to the scientific method.
A 60 minute lesson in which students will compare the properties of natural and processed materials through a demonstration.
A 60 minute lesson in which students will be introduced to a research task for them to undertake about a material of their choosing.
A 60 minute lesson in which students will learn how to develop an effective hypothesis for scientific investigations.
A 60 minute lesson in which students will investigate materials and their absorptive properties through a scientific investigation.
A 60 minute lesson in which students will learn how to develop scientific lines of questioning to initiate a scientific investigation.
A 60 minute lesson in which students will investigate the ways humans produce and use processed materials.
A 60 minute lesson in which students will investigate the use of natural materials by humans throughout history.
A 60 minute lesson in which students will examine and understand the differences between natural and processed materials and their uses.