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Making New Materials
In Science we will be looking at the properties of materials, how this affects what we use them for and how combining materials will change how we use them. We will look at the different states of matter, the transition between them, reversible and irreversible changes.
Topic context: How does our knowledge of materials help us to become cooks, chemists and creators of new materials?
In Technology we will be finding out how to make our own clay, how glass is made and how to create a brand new material.
Topic context: How do new materials affect people’s lives?
In History we are looking at the influence materials had. Why were periods called Bronze Age or Iron Age? Moving from wax to slate to papyrus to paper to i-pad.
Topic context: How have developments in materials we use advanced progress?
In Art we will be looking at how artists use different materials in their work
Topic context: How does the use of different materials link to the message or idea they are trying to convey?
In International we will be looking at similarities and differences in the production and use of new materials in different countries.
Topic context: How do the lives of people in one country affected by the activities of other countries?
In English we will be looking at journalistic writing, argument and discussion, formal impersonal writing and the power of Imagery (poetry), as well as spelling, punctuation and grammar skills.
Topic context: These objectives will be taught through links to the topic ‘Making New Materials’.