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Using material to design and make things

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NATURAL SCIENCES

Grade 4

MATTER, SUBSTANCES AND MATERIALS

Module 51

USING MATERIAL TO DESIGN AND MAKE THINGS

Activity:

To investigate how we can use material to design and make wonderful things

[LO 1.1.1]

Have a good look at the pictures in the frames and complete the labels.

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Figure 1 (graphics1.png)

MatterUseDrawing of the useTask

Cut out three pictures of different advertised products. Discuss in your groups what materials were possibly used to make these products.

Put all the pictures together, grouping them according to the material they have been made of.

Assessment

LEARNING OUTCOME 1: SCIENTIFIC INVESTIGATIONS

The learner will be able to act confidently on curiosity about natural phenomena, and to investigate relationships and solve problems in scientific, technological and environmental contexts.

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We know this when the learner

plans investigations:

  • suggests actions to try with the materials.

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Learners can use either the pictures in the block, their own or a combination of both.

advertisements

  • Collect advertisements regularly, watch magazines, newspapers and junk mail. Have the learners bring these to school.

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