The Ginn Science topic book Materials was written for students in Year Two (Primary Three) aged six to seven years and published in 1992. It relates to the content strand ‘Materials and their uses’. It has 24 pages and requires a considerably higher reading level than other Ginn Science Year Two students’ books. The book illustrates the use and origin of various materials using full-colour photographs and describes how wool and cotton are combed, spun into thread and woven into cloth. It discusses object made from wood, paper and plastics and the various ways in which these can be recycled.
Wood and paper
Saving metal and oil
GIossary and index
HEALTH and SAFETY
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