Investigate Thursdays – Everyday materials


How many things can you find in your home that are made from just one material? Out of metal, wood, plastic, glass, paper and fabric, which material can you find the most in your home? You could create a tally chart to keep track of what you find.

Choose a material and discuss what would happen if it were missing from your home. For example, what if there were no glass? How would your home be different?

Check out this video about why glass is transparent:

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