This quiz addresses the requirements of the National Curriculum KS1 Science for children aged 5 and 6 in years 1 and 2. Specifically this quiz is aimed at the section dealing with grouping materials by their common properties.
Scientists group thing together by the properties they have in common. Rubber bands and springs might be grouped together, What do they have in common? They are both stretchy! In this quiz, you have to match 10 materials to their main properties. So, what is the best word for steel? Steel has some different properties. It is strong. It is also hard. But it is not soft or weak. Can you match all ten of these materials to the best answer? Think hard about each material in turn. Some are easy, but there are some difficult ones - see if you can get them all.