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What is meant by
the words
properties of
materials?

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2.
What does
brittle
mean?

5.

What is the main What is the


reason why glass opposite of
is used to make
absorbent?
windows?

3.

Name a brittle
material

6.
What does
viscous mean?

7.

What are the 2


common materials
that are
magnetic?

10.

8.

Name the 2
uncommon
materials that
are magnetic?

11.

What does
Name an elastic
absorbent mean? material

9.

Name 2 shiny
metals used to
make good
jewellery.

12.
What is another
name for
elasticity?

13.

What does
opaque mean?

16.
Name 2
properties of
brick

14.

15.

Which cans,
aluminium or steel,
are removed from
rubbish using
magnets?

What are the


ends of magnets
called?

17.

18.

What is the
What material
opposite of rigid? would be good for
making socks?

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20.

What does repel


mean?

Which poles of a
magnet attract
each other?

22.

23.

Which end of a
magnet will pick
up a copper rod?

What does
transparent
mean?

21.

Name a use of
glass

24.
What would happen
to a rubber band
when weight is
removed from it?

25.

Which end of a
magnet will pick
up an iron nail?

26.

27.

If you spilled a
box of pins how
could you pick
them up quickly?

Give 3 properties
of a good
material for
making a bridge.

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30.

Which of these is
absorbent?
plastic, paper, or
foil

What would happen


to a rubber band
when weight is
added to it?

Which poles of a
magnet repel
each other?

Treasure Hunt Year 4 Materials


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Treasure Hunt Year 4 Materials (teachers answers)


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What a material is like
or how it behaves

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breaks easily

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glass (any named
brittle material)

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because it is
transparent

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waterproof

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sticky

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iron and steel

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Cobalt and nickel

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copper or similar
(any 2)

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soaks up water

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rubber or other elastic stretchiness
material

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You cannot see
through it

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steel

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poles (N or S)

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hard, waterproof,
hardwearing, strong

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flexible (bendy)

18 (material to make socks)


nylon, wool, polyester,
cotton

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to push away

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north and south

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glass is used for
making windows

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neither end copper is
non-magnetic

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you can see through it

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it would go back to its
original length

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both ends (N and S)

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using a magnet

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paper

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it would stretch

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north and north or
south and south

(any 3 properties for a

strong, hard,
hardwearing, waterproof
bridge)

Treasure Hunt Year 4 Materials (teachers answers)


Name _______________________
Date_____________

What a material is like


or how it behaves

breaks easily

glass (any named


brittle material)

because it is
transparent

waterproof

sticky

iron and steel

Cobalt and nickel

gold silver platinum


copper or similar
(any 2)

soaks up water

rubber or other elastic stretchiness


material

You cannot see


through it

steel

(any 2 properties of brick)

hard, waterproof,
hardwearing, strong

poles (N or S)
(material to make socks)

flexible (bendy)

nylon, wool, polyester,


cotton

to push away

north and south

(allow any use)


glass is used for
making windows

neither end copper is


non-magnetic

you can see through it

it would go back to its


original length
(any 3 properties for a bridge)

both ends (N and S)

using a magnet

strong, hard, hardwearing,


waterproof

paper

it would stretch

north and north or


south and south