Uses of Everyday Materials (2):
Identify the uses of everyday materials e.g. absorbance, waterproofing, printing, melting and moulding.
Scientist and Inventors Link:
Who invented the house Brick?
Walter Jaeger (1930) invented the first smoke detector.
Who invented the fire extinguisher?
William Henry Perkins introduced a fire retardant process in 1912.
Uses of Everyday Materials (1):
Identify the uses of everyday materials and compare the suitability of a variety of everyday materials.
Research people who have developed new materials.
Being Scientific: Testing materials e.g. bounciness, stretchiness, rigidity, flexibility, strength Observe closely, using simple equipment
Perform simple tests Use observations
Gather and record.
Scientist and Inventors Link: Charles Macintosh