Materials and Matter

  • Grade 2
  • How the World Works
Materials and Matter

Central Idea: Materials have properties which can be manipulated for different purposes.

Key concepts: form, causation, change

Related concepts:  properties, classification, materials

Lines of Inquiry:

  • Properties and uses of materials
  • How materials can be changed (changes of matter)
  • How change of materials impacts our world

PYP Subject Focus:

  • Social Studies Science Art Religion Mathematics Language

Approaches to learning:

  • Research Skills

Learner Profile:

  • Inquirers
  • Thinkers



  • classifiction
  • materials
  • properties