Earth & Space - Materials from Earth - Introducing materials - G1
Development of Target


ES-A2.2 Give examples of some materials based on simple properties


1 Investigate the properties of a variety of materials.
2 Discuss with the pupils why we build houses from stone and brick. (Story - 3 Little Pigs)
Elicit : Stone is strong, can’t be easily cut, keeps out water.
Why do we build furniture from wood?
Elicit : Wood is easily carved (shaped). It can be made smooth and attractive.