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Building Materials and their properties

Activity Aims:

To highlight the different materials used within the construction industry and raise awareness of careers in construction.

Activity Description:

Participants will be asked to consider a range of materials used in the construction industry, to perform simple comparative tests and to record and discuss their results.

Activity Length

  • Approx. 2 hours

All timings given are approximate.


  • 7-11 Years

Group Size

  • The activity is flexible based on the size of the group and number of resources/materials sourced.

Remember the overall size of the group/audience involved may affect timings.

Further Information:

For full details on the activity please see the Activity Cover sheet included in the documents below which provides information on:

  • Preparation and Resources required
  • Curriculum/Sector/Employability Skills links
  • Extension Activities

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