Processing Materials

Duration: (2 hours)
NS CAPS, Page 38

After the completion of Topic 4 the learners will be able to:

  • Explain the difference between raw and natural material.
  • Process selected materials by mixing them.
  • Describe the properties of these materials before and after mixing.
  • Describe the usefulness of processed materials at home, at school, and in the community.

Content and Concepts: Please select a sub-category below.

toolsYou will need


  • Computer
  • Data projector
  • Speakers
  • Internet connection

Powerpoints and Photocopies

Available on category pages
  • PowerPoints
  • Worksheets
  • Quiz

School Resources

  • Mixing bowl for paper
  • Poster board
  • Scissors


  • Flour
  • Water
  • Glue
  • 2 x bowls
  • Pictures of processed materials (1 per learner)