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Key info...

Learning level: Key Stage 1
Location: Life's educational laboratories, Life Science Centre, Newcastle upon Tyne
Availibility: On demand
Minimum Attendance: 12

How much are you like your friends? How much are you like other animals?

Examine bones, body parts and compare humans and animals in this hands-on session.

What will you learn?

Curriculum Links
Science KS1 – Working scientifically
  • Using their observations and ideas to suggest answers to questions.
Science KS1 – Year 1 – Animals, including humans
  • Identify and name a variety of common animals that are carnivores, herbivores and omnivores.
  • Describe and compare the structure of a variety of common animals (fish, amphibians, reptiles, birds and mammals, including pets).
Aims and Objectives
  • To recognise external parts of the body.
  • To explore how your body is the same as, and different to, other people’s.
  • To know what our bones look like and what our skeleton is for.
  • To explore the physical similarities and differences between humans and other animals.
  • To know that teeth are different shapes because they are used for different things.