Which material do we use?

Would you make a teapot out of chocolate?

A chocolate teapot would melt when you poured hot water into it. It would be better to make it from a material that doesn’t melt easily.

Objects are made from materials that suit what the object will be used for.

What are different objects made from?

Click on the picture to find out what the different objects are made from and why!

Which material would you use to make a bouncy ball?

Rubber Bands

If you wind rubber bands together, you will get a very bouncy ball.

Pile of rubber bands on blue background

Newspaper

If you scrunch up newspaper, you can make a ball out of it. But it won't bounce!

Crumpled newspaper on a table
A group of builders doing construction work on a building site