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Objects are made of materials that have observable properties


  • sorting and grouping materials on the basis of observable properties such as colour, texture and flexibility (Skills: Numeracy, Critical and Creative Thinking)
  • thinking about how the materials used in buildings and shelters are suited to the local environment (Skills: Critical and Creative Thinking)
  • investigating different forms of clothing used for different activities (Skills: Literacy, Critical and Creative Thinking)
  • comparing the traditional materials used for clothing from around the world (Skills: Literacy, Critical and Creative Thinking, Intercultural Understanding)

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