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Materials Investigation (KS1)

Location: Life's educational laboratories, Life Science Centre, Newcastle upon Tyne
Materials Investigation (KS1)
Availibilty: on demand Minimum Attendance: 12 Maximum Attendance: 36 Pre booking essential - call (0191) 243 8223
Suitability: Key Stage 1

What are materials? What can we use them for?

Students discuss the properties of different materials and carry out an investigation to discover which of a selection of materials is the best for a carrier bag.

They finish off by changing one material into another by creating their own felt.


Materials Investigation Ks1 Risk Assessment (PDF) 

Materials and their properties

We offer several different curriculum-linked schools workshops on the topic of 'Materials and Their Properties', which are differentiated for all ages and key stages.