Australian Curriculum Teaching Resources


Natural and processed materials have a range of physical properties that can influence their use


  • describing a range of common materials, such as metals or plastics, and their uses (Skills: Literacy, Critical and Creative Thinking)
  • investigating a particular property across a range of materials (Skills: Critical and Creative Thinking)
  • selecting materials for uses based on their properties)
  • considering how the properties of materials affect the management of waste or can lead to pollution (Skills: Critical and Creative Thinking)

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