SAASTE Technology/Activities/Properties of Materials

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SAASTE Technology
Key Concepts
Grade 4 - Grade 5 - Grade 6 - Grade 7 - Grade 8 - Grade 9
Modules
Processing Grade 8/9 - Mechanical Systems Grade 9 - Structures Grade 5 - Structures Grade 8
Activities
Conductors & Insulators - Electronic Circuits - AND & OR Gates - Circuit/Systems Diagram - Hydraulics - Hydraulics & Pneumatics - Technological Products - Preservation-1 - Identifying Materials - Properties of Materials - Preservation-2 - Electroplating - Conditioning-Strengthening/Waterproofing-1 - Conditioning-Strengthening\Waterproofing-2 - Shaping - Forming - Forces - Types of Structures - Mechanisms Worksheet

Processing

Grade 4


Properties of Materials[edit]

Practical investigation[edit]

Look at the table below and make a tick next to the correct property that tell us more about the material.

To do this you must test the material.

Collect each of the materials and do a test to check if it is strong (does not break or tear easily), and what its mass is (is it heavy or light)

Tell your class how you tested some of the materials.

Material

Strong (does not break/tear easily)

Mass (Light / heavy)

Fabric



Paper



Wood



Cork



Metal



Plastic



Knitting wool



Leather



Cardboard



Author: Cheryl Jaftha

Editor: Osman Sadeck