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Lesson Five – Building Walls

This science teaching pack for Key Stage One gets the children to identify, describe and compare different some of the materials that can be used to build walls in a house. The class can make and test model walls to see how well they can withstand wind and rain.

Download this teaching pack including a lesson plan, classroom activities and an interactive presentation to teach the children to identify, describe and compare different some of the materials that can be used to build walls in a house

Learning Objectives

Describe the simple physical properties of a variety of everyday materials. Compare and group together a variety of everyday materials on the basis of their simple physical properties.

Learning Outcomes

I can say how materials are the same or different according to their properties. I can identify functions for different materials according to their properties.

Building Walls

Teaching sequence to help the children identify, describe and compare different some of the materials that can be used to build walls in a house

Household Objects

Display posters for whole class discussion to help identify and describe some of the common materials that can be use used to build household objects

Testing Walls

Activity to help the children test a selection of walls made from different materials for their strength, permeability and durability

Building Walls

Interactive activity to help the children identify, describe and compare different some of the materials that can be used to build walls in a house

Download this teaching pack including a lesson plan, classroom activities and an interactive presentation to teach the children to identify, describe and compare different some of the materials that can be used to build walls in a house

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