In this activity, children look at the use of containers and packaging (including plastic drinks container, aluminium can and paper/cardboard container), reflecting on the need for packaging and how each material is suited for the items it contains.
Age group and subject
KS2, Year 6, Design and Technology
I can provide a list of materials that are fit for a particular purpose and justify my choice of material for each job.
I can provide a list of everyday materials which are fit for a particular purpose and justify my choice of material for each job.
I know which materials are fit for certain uses and why.