Materials - Why That One?
Things are made from the best material for the job. A chocolate teapot would be no use - it would melt!

Materials - Why That One?

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Can you choose between different materials to do a job or make something? Choosing the right material can be quite hard. Sometimes more than one material could be used. But you have to choose the best material for the job. Why choose that material and not a different one? Here are some questions for you to try. Which material will be best?

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1.
Floor boards are made from what material?
Metal
Glass
Wood
Concrete
Does your house have a wooden floor?
2.
Mirrors are made from what material?
Stone
Steel
Rubber
Glass
Most of a mirror is made of glass
3.
Toothbrushes are made from what material?
Steel
Plastic
Water
Cotton
What color is your toothbrush?
4.
Candles are made from what material?
Plastic
Wax
Rubber
Water
Be careful with candles. Never play with candles or matches
5.
Shirts are made from what material?
Wood
Cotton
Paper
Clay
Cotton is used to make towels, sheets and underwear. It is a comfortable material
6.
These toy building bricks are made from what material?
Brick
Concrete
Clay
Plastic
What can you build with your toy building bricks?
7.
Cereal Boxes are made from what material?
Paper
Metal
Cardboard
Steel
Inside the box is the packet. The cereals are inside the packet
8.
Saucepans are made from what material?
Metal
Wood
Plastic
Rubber
Saucepans are made of metal because they get hot and must not melt. The handles can be metal, wood or plastic
9.
Railings are made from what material?
Metal
Wood
Brick
Rock
Fences are made of wood, but railings are metal
10.
Gas Cookers are made from what material?
Plastic
Metal
Rubber
Cardboard
Most of a cooker is made of metal. It gets very hot
Author:  David Bland

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