Materials and their Properties

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Materials2These – Materials and their Properties – resources have been gathered together to help teachers with their planning. If you have any great links for this aspect of science please share them with us and we will add them to this page.

KS1 Bitesize Desert Island Materials  – A fun activity to help children at KS1 learn about properties of materials.

KS2 BBC Science Clips Solids and liquids

KS2 BBC Bitesize Solids, liquids and gases – MI High Agent, we need your help to destroy the listening devices hidden in a celebrity chef’s kitchen, before it’s too late!

A Rocky Game – Learn all about rocks from the Web Rangers.

Liquid Basics for Kids – Chem4Kids looks at the properties of liquids.

Erosion – Learn all about volcanoes, water and glaciers and how they change the landscape.

 – The properties of solids, liquids and gases – cartoon animations, this site also includes downloadables for teachers.

Science Zone from Woodlands School  – A whole set of facts and games linked with material and thier properties from Woodlands School.


Materials and their propertiesTeacher Resources:

Solids, liquids and Gasses lesson plan 

Liquids take the shape of their containers

Solids, Liquids and Gasses from Brainpop

Crayola Solids, Liquids and Gasses Lesson plan

BBC Solids and Liquids lesson plans

Links from the University of Missouri

A whole collection of resources from Primary Resources

Materials and their properties from Teaching Ideas

Whiteboard resources on Materials and their properties