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Name of Activity Material Properties Scavenger Hunt
Author Laura Nixon
Keywords material, property, toughness, shininess, dullness, mass, volume, material properties
Subject Non-LEGO
Grade Level K, 1, 2, 3
Time 1 Hour Total
Brief Description The students are given a worksheet with different materials on it and told to find two objects
for each material and record the objects’ properties. For each section completed, they get a sticker.
The goal is to collect as many stickers as possible.
Lesson Objectives: Learn about different materials, types of material properties, and how material properties
affect what the material is used for. Also how to identify materials and properties in daily life.
Materials Needed: worksheet; classroom filled with stuff
Preparation and Set Up: Worksheet with material tables needed. See attached.
Necessary Background Vocabulary:
Material

Property

Toughness

Shininess/Dullness

Mass

Volume

Procedure x
Reference 1 http://sites.tufts.edu/stompactivitydatabase/files/formidable/materials_properties_worksheet.doc
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