Cardboard is one of the most useful materials in our modern world. Light, adaptable, cheap to make and easy to reuse or recycle it is ideal for jobs such as food packaging and parcel delivery. The science of materials  helps understand the life cycle, properties and recycling. These investigations will help students understand how to recycle materials safely and sustainably at the end of their lives.

The worksheets on this page will help young people understand the science behind the adaptable and useful material that is cardboard.

Pile of cardboard

Downloadable Worksheets

Key Stage 3 Worksheet:

(pdf) Download KS3 Worksheet: Safe, clean and nutritious food

(Word) Download KS3 Worksheet: Safe, clean and nutritious food

Link to KS3/4 Quiz:

Link to KS3/4 Zone YouTube Playlist about Cardboard and Nutrition