Material Mysteries

- objects and their properties


Chemical Sciences

Program content

An excellent introduction to junior Chemical Sciences. All around us are things made from different materials that have observable properties.Come with us and find out about materials, about mixing, heating, cooling and changing them. Use rockets, bubbles and slime to unlock the mysteries of some very strange stuff!

Primary Science Understandings


Australian Curriculum

Foundation Year – Objects are made of materials that have observable properties.
Year 1 – Everyday materials can be physically changed in a variety of ways.
Year 2 – Different materials can be combined, including by mixing, for a particular purpose.
Year 3 – A change of state between solid and liquid can be caused by adding or removing heat.

What they said about Material Mysteries

“What an amazing show! It truly makes science “come alive” in such a fun and entertaining way. You have the kids eating out of your hand and there is so much content we can build upon in the classroom.”
Winthrop Primary School PP-Yr 3

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