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PROPERTIES AND CHARACTERISTICS OF MATERIALS
- 'Material' refers to what objects are made of.
- The properties of an object depend on what materials are used to make it.
- Materials have properties that can be used to describe and classify them.
- Different materials have different properties and are therefore suitable for use in different objects.
- The properties of a material determine how useful it is for a particular purpose.
Click on the link to see how you can classify materials.
Watch a crash course on materials
So, we know what materials are, but can we make new materials? Or improve the materials we already have? In this episode of Crash Course Kids, Sabrina shows us how Material Scientists are working on these two things today.
WHAT IS A BLUEPRINT
Reproduction of a technical drawing, specially the one used in construction industry. Its name refers to the older method of making large prints (called Diazo process) in which lines are shown in white on a blue background. Modern plotters can print multicolor lines on a background of any color.
- Different materials protect an object from impact better than others.
- Some shapes provide stronger structure in products than others.
- Rigid Shapes and Flexible Shapes.
- Looking at triangles within shapes.
Bridges of Brisbane
This book was written by Ari Bottomer as his "Passion Project" in Year 6, 2018. All photos and information as his own work
YEAR 6 PAPER BRIDGES
This book was the inspiration for Grade 6 - 2018 to build bridges out of normal paper. Some great ideas