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TES iboard labelling activity with a twist. Construct the skeleton and drag the fader bar to check the bones are in the right place. Choose a boy's or girl's body using the buttons below the skeleton. Pupils can be asked to drag labels or type their own depending on ability and lesson objectives. Some pupils might like to label with the names of the bones rather than the body parts.

TS iboard. Click the buttons on the face to choose hair style, eyes and lips for the face. Pupils can represent themselves or simply

TES iboard.Collect data from the class and enter it in a pictogram. Which eye colour is the most/least common? Hold a class investigation, e.g. 'Which eye colour is the most/least common?' Invite observations and draw out conclusions from the data.

Activities designed to encourage children to think about the characteristics of a range of animals, including humans

Place food from the shelves into the box and click 'sort'. Select a Venn diagram size and place the food labels in the sections, making labels for each.

TES iboard activity. Useful for looking at data in different formats and comparing foods. Examples of foods from 5 different groups appear when each food type is clicked. Drag the required item into the meal tray, and the nutritional breakdown is displayed- either as table, pie chart or graph.

TES iboard activity. Ask pupils to collect data and display the information in a pictogram. The data for favourite snacks could be collected within the class, from other classes or even from home.

Investigate reaction times, body facts and find out whether longest legs jump farthest

This resource provides support for a series of lessons on medicines what they do and how to use them safely. It looks at how medicines are discovered, developed and tested through the eyes of a little girl called Ellie.

TES iboard.Collect data from the class and enter it in a pictogram. Which eye colour is the most/least common? Hold a class investigation, e.g. 'Which eye colour is the most/least common?' Invite observations and draw out conclusions from the data.


2 minute video clip where Italian, American, Irish and Japanese people describe the special features of their own faces.

2 minute video clip of Sesame Street - Zoe demonstrates

All animals produce young which must be cared for by the parents. We see a snake and an ostrich hatching from an egg. Not all young animals look like their parents. A baby ladybird and a tadpole are shown as examples of animals which do not look like their parents

This clip can be used as an example of how twins can look the same or different. It models clearly how we gain different aspects of our looks from different family members. This clip would be great to show a class if you do not have identical or non identical twins in school. A discussion could follow as to which of our features we have inherited from our mother, father or further back in the family (grandparents).

Get pupils to assemble the skeleton, measure their own bodies and learn some facts with this online lesson from the BBC

A fun activity to help children learn about animal parts and health and growth. Includes a worksheet.

A TES iboard activity to sort food into groups and find out the nutritional values of different foods. Click on items around the kitchen and drag to little bear's mouth. Click on the fridge to open it to find more food.

Drag the baby animal to its parent. What features are similar when comparing the adult to the baby? Can then ask staff/ children to bring in baby photos- can they match to the older version? How do we change as we get older?

BBC Bitesize resource explaining the characteristics of mammals.

The early scientific concept of living/non-living can be explored using this open sorting activity. Help pupils make observations about the characteristics of the objects that can be collected or noted on a

Links to quiz and worksheets related to living things. The activities look at: senses, movement, habitat, food, life and appearance of living things.

Flash activity on living and non-living things. Pupils can identify living things and inanimate objects. Pupils can also label the organisms in the diagrams. Too basic for some.

TES iboard. How old do pupils think they were when they learnt key skills? Which picture best represents each stage?

BBC Bitesize resource on the senses for KS1

BBC Bitesize resources on parts of the human body introducing different organs.

BBC bitesize resource for ages 5-7 on staying healthy.

An engaging front page showing an imaginary town called Solusville where younger students can play a number of games which help them learn about food nutrition and health. You can click a hyperlink at the bottom middle of this page to see further links to all games in one place.

BBC bitesize resource for ages 5-7 on staying healthy.

TES iboard. Click each picture and hear the activity. Choose between 4, 6 and 8 activities for your day and put them in the right order. Listen to the playback to check your choices.

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