Materials - Natural and Manmade Products
Wood is a natural material. It is made from trees.

Materials - Natural and Manmade Products

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 Materials.

Products are made from materials. Some materials are natural and some are man-made. Some materials are dug out of the ground. Some materials grow - cotton comes from a plant, and wool comes from sheep. But some materials are man-made. They are made from other things. In science we can divide products and materials into natural and man-made. See if you know which are which.

1.
Which one of these materials is natural?
Nylon
Cotton
Polythene
Polystyrene
Nylon, polythene and polystyrene are all man-made
2.
Which one of these is dug out of the ground?
Wood
Plastic
Coal
Wool
Coal burns. It is used in steam engines. Have you ever been on a steam train?
3.
Which one of these is man-made?
Oranges
Apples
Plastic bags
Tomatoes
Fruit and vegetables come from plants. Plants are natural, not man-made
4.
Which one of these materials is natural?
Nylon
Rock
Plastic
Polythene
The mountain in the picture is called the Matterhorn
5.
Amy is building a sand castle. Sand is a _______ material.
Natural
Rare
Man-made
Fizzy
Do you like going to the seaside?
6.
This toy plane is made from wood. Wood is a _______ material.
Man-made
Natural
Weak
Bendy
Do you have any toys made from wood?
7.
This statue is made from marble. Marble is a ______ material.
Weak
Elastic
Man-made
Natural
Marble is a type of rock. Marble is dug out of the ground in quarries
8.
Which one of these is a natural material?
Lemonade
Cola
Water
Ice cream
Do you like being out in the rain?
9.
This toy duck is made from plastic. Plastic is a _______ material.
Natural
Man-made
Rare
Precious
Plastic is made in factories
10.
Which one of these materials grows on an animal?
Cotton
Rubber
Wood
Wool
Sheep grow wool
Author:  David Bland

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