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    Year 5 Properties and changes of materials: Grouping materials


    This lesson is focused around a detailed practical experiment, in which pupils analyse the properties of a number of materials, making their own notes and working with more independence. Pupils test materials for heat conductivity, electrical conductivity and magnetism, among other properties. This lesson may be followed by Properties and changes of materials: Reversible and Irreversible Changes.

    Pupils will learn:

    • To compare and group everyday materials on the basis of their properties
    • The reasons, based on evidence, for the uses of everyday materials.

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