The Learn About Wool resources provide an ideal opportunity for Year 4 students to investigate the properties of wool in order to determine what makes wool the ideal fibre for use in a wide range of everyday products.
The following curriculum-based resource package includes a variety of interactive resources, including downloadable PDF factsheets, poster, videos and website.
Hard-copy Learn About Wool factsheets are also available by contacting firstname.lastname@example.org
Links with the Australian Curriculum
Students can investigate the following resources to help them describe a range of common materials and their uses (e.g. wool), investigate a particular property (e.g. flammability) across a range of materials, select materials for uses based on their properties, consider how the properties of materials affect the management of waste or can lead to pollution.
Science Understanding | Chemical science
Natural and processed materials have a range of physical properties that can influence their use (ACSSU074).