Year 2 Use of Everyday Materials Knowledge Organiser!

This clear, detailed and visually-appealing resource offers a complete reference point for Year 2 children, teachers and parents covering knowledge relating to ‘Use of Everyday Materials’, as a part of their science learning. It contains comprehensive sections on:

Types of Materials;
Properties of Materials;
Development of Materials;
Key Vocabulary

The content is fully aligned with the NC expectations for Year 2 children relating to ‘Use of Everyday Materials:’

  • identify and compare the suitability of a variety of everyday materials, including
    wood, metal, plastic, glass, brick, rock, paper and cardboard for particular uses
  • find out how the shapes of solid objects made from some materials can be changed by squashing, bending, twisting and stretching.

The resource is designed to be printed onto A3, and is provided as both a PDF and a Word version (so that you can edit if you want to). All images used are licensed for commercial use and are cited on a separate document (included).

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Created: Nov 11, 2019

Updated: Dec 16, 2019

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