Year 3

How is paper made?

In this lesson we will learn about the synthetic material, paper, and make our own!

Year 3

How is paper made?

In this lesson we will learn about the synthetic material, paper, and make our own!

Lesson details

Key learning points

  1. Describe how paper is made from wood
  2. Describe a range of uses of paper
  3. Explain why it is a good thing to recycle paper

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3 Questions

Q1.
Which of these is NOT a way to convert a raw material into a synthetic material?
heating
mixing
reacting
Correct answer: whisking
Q2.
Why is heat added to glass to convert it into a synthetic material?
So that it becomes shiny
Correct answer: So that the sand melts
To cool it down
Q3.
What does malleable mean?
Correct answer: A strong object that can be moulded or knocked into shape
An object that is highly flexible
An object that is very absorbant

4 Questions

Q1.
Which raw material does paper come from?
cotton
silk
Correct answer: wood
Q2.
What does 'durable' mean?
Correct answer: It can withstand wear and damage
It is cheap
It is waterproof
Q3.
Which substance is added to the process of making paper, in order to make paper white in colour?
Correct answer: Bleach
Food dye
White paint
Q4.
What is the step by step process that you follow for a scientific investigation called?
Conclusion
Equipment list
Correct answer: Method