River and Rowing Museum Henley on Thames

Materials - Key Stage 1

Investigate the properties of materials and make a cast inspired by a Museum object.

Activities include:

  • Explore the Galleries to discover objects that are cast or carved.
  • Design and make a plaster cast medal.
  • Sorting activities and games identifying properties of various materials.
  • Exploring materials to look at man-made and natural materials.
  • Constructing a texture board to reinforce the properties of different materials.
  • Visit the Galleries to find examples and complete worksheets about different materials.

Materials Workshop Summary
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