Properties of materials IV
BASIC SCIENCE JSS1 First term
Sub-Theme: Safety, Material and Processing
Theme Understanding Basic Science and Technology
Properties of materials 4
Students should be able to:
- Identify the properties of ceramics and glass
- Explain the types of plastic
- Define and classify rubber
- State the uses of rubber
Properties of ceramics
Brittleness: they can break easily when dropped.
Colour: they are made in various colours.
Insulation: it takes a longer time to absorb and it takes longer time to lose heart.
Non-corrosive: they are resistant to rust.
Non-magnetic: they are not attracted by a magnet.
Strength: they have high compressible.... View More
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