What materials are differentobjects made from?What is the study of materials inScience? You could call it the study ofstuff! Just about everything you useevery day - the shoes you wear, thedishes you eat from, the CDs youlisten to, the bike or skateboard youride - its all made of different kindsof stuff.Understanding how that stuff is puttogether, how it can be used, how itcan be changed and made better todo more amazing things, evencreating completely new kinds ofstuff: thats what this unit is about.
The teacher needs your help! You’re a detective… In this unit “GROUPING AND CLASSIFYING MATERIALS” you’ll learn about many things you use every day! You’ll need a little notebook to take notes and a pen… Elementary! Like Sherlock Holmes said.Explore materials with these fun activities!
Activities: 1.- Answer the question that you’d find in the introduction. 2.- You have to observe 6 objects and write the name of the material. If you have doubts ask someone else. Write the answers in your notebook then draw another object of the same material 3.- Read the article that you will find in this page http://www.sciencekids.co.nz/sciencefacts/metals.html . Ask your parents, friends or neighbors to list at least 10 materials that they know. 4.- Solve this crossword online http://www.englishmedialab.com/crosswords/whats%20it%20 made%20of/index.html 5.- Print this exercise and fill in the gaps. http://www.esl- galaxy.com/vocabsheets/What%20are%20they%20made%20of. pdf
6.- Watch this video (write comments)http://www.sciencekids.co.nz/videos/experiments/egginabottle.html7.- Choose any object to write a paragraph about the correspondent materialand print it. You may add more information or images. Look at this sample:Text PatternThis _____________ is made of ______________.Many things are made of ____________________.For example: _______________, __________________and__________________.Use one of the materials below:Glass / plastic/ wood /metal / paper / wool
8.- What’s it made of? Online Wordsearchhttp://www.englishmedialab.com/wordsearch/whats%20it%20made%20ofws/index.html9.- What is your favorite material? Why? (notebook)10.- What did you learn? (print)
Find out what are the following objects made of…
Activity 1= 1 point Activity 6 = 1 points Activity 2= 6 points Activity 7 = 6 points Activity 3 = 10 points Activity 9 = 1 point Activity 5 = 15 points Activity 10= 10 points EXCELLENT VERY GOOD GOOD NEEDS INSUFICIENT IMPROVEMENT 40 to 50 31 to 40 21 to 30 11 to 20 10Points You’re a great You might be Almost there… You can do it Try harder! detective! Watson… better!