Metals, wood and plastic are shown in different forms and uses for each material are highlighted. Includes footage of natural materials being manipulated for human use and man-made materials on the production line. Note: There is no narration in this clip.

First broadcast:
8 October 2007

This clip could be used for the children to 'spot' the different materials. When watching the clip for a second time the children could try to sort the materials into a table labelled 'man-made' or 'natural' and to think of a list of possible uses for each material.