Building Material 1

Basic Technology J.S.S 1 Second Term

Theme: Material and Processing

Sub-Theme: Drawing Practice


Building Material 1

Performance Objectives

Students should be able to:

  1. Define Building materials
  2. Identify various types of building materials in their locality


Common building materials are:- cement, sand, gravel, metals, plastics, wood, glass, leaves, ceramics, grass etc.

A building is a relatively permanent enclosed construction over a plot of land, having a roof and usually windows and often more than one level, used for any of a wide variety of activities, as living, entertaining, or manufacturing.

It is a structure constructed using any type of material(s) and for whatever purpose, be it for residential, commercial, industrial or other.

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