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 weak and strong materials and why some things break but others don't.
You know that some materials are hard and others are soft. Some break easily but others do not. Some materials are weak and some are strong. Wool is soft, but if you pull it, it is quite strong. A glass vase is solid. It is hard to the touch. But it can break easily - it is weak if it is dropped. Here are ten questions about the strength of materials. Can you get full marks?