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Lesson Four – Plastics

This science teaching pack for Key Stage Two gets the children to identify, match and group different types of plastic materials using their individual properties. The children can group a range of plastic materials with similar properties to matching vocabulary words and functions.

Download this teaching pack including a lesson plan, classroom activities and an interactive presentation to teach the children to identify, match and group different types of plastic materials using their properties

Learning Objectives

Compare and group together everyday materials on the basis of their properties, including their hardness and transparency. Recording data of increasing complexity using scientific vocabulary.

Learning Outcomes

I can compare and group objects made from similar materials by their properties. I can use the correct scientific language to compare materials by their properties.

Plastics

Teaching sequence to help the children identify, match and group different types of plastic materials using their properties

What Plastics

Display posters for whole class discussion to help the children identify and describe the properties of different materials

Materials Tags

Activity cards to help the children select and label objects made from plastics by their matching properties

Materials Word Bank

Vocabulary word bank to help the children identify and sort a range of different materials by their matching properties

Plastics

Interactive activity to help the children identify, match and group different types of plastic materials using their properties

Download this teaching pack including a lesson plan, classroom activities and an interactive presentation to teach the children to identify, match and group different types of plastic materials using their properties

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