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Lesson Three – Metals

This science teaching pack for Key Stage Two gets the children to describe and compare different types of metal by their strength, durability and magnetism properties. The class can perform different tests to categorise a range of metal materials to match selected properties.

Download this teaching pack including a lesson plan, classroom activities and an interactive presentation to teach the children to describe and compare different types of metal by their strength, durability and magnetism properties

Learning Objectives

Compare and group together everyday materials on the basis of their properties. Give reasons, based on evidence from comparative  tests, for the particular uses of everyday materials.

Learning Outcomes

I can compare different types of metal by their material properties. I can give reasons as to why certain metals are used for specific functions and objects.

Metals

Teaching sequence to help the children describe and compare different types of metal by their strength, durability and magnetism properties

What Metals

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

Testing Metals

Activity to get the children to describe and compare different types of metal by their strength, durability and magnetism properties

Metals

Interactive activity to help the children describe and compare different types of metal by their strength, durability and magnetism properties

Download this teaching pack including a lesson plan, classroom activities and an interactive presentation to teach the children to describe and compare different types of metal by their strength, durability and magnetism properties

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