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Key Stage 2:

  • Grouping and classifying materials
  • Describing changes to a material
  • Properties of materials

Key Stage 3:

This activity encourages practical inquiry skills in the area of ‘Chemical and material behaviour’, specifically:

  • Production of new materials with desirable properties
  • Nature of materials due to internal structure Link to biological ecosystems

Key Stage 4:

  • Smart materials
  • Smart systems