Through this unit children learn that animals (including humans) grow and reproduce. They can use ideas about feeding and growth to learn about ways we need to look after ourselves to stay healthy.
Experimental and investigative work focuses on:
Children will also have opportunities to consider ways in which science is relevant to their personal health and to relate science to aspects of their everyday life (food, exercise, medicines), and to recognise and control hazards and risks to themselves.
- making and recording observations and simple comparisons
- presenting information in charts and tables
This work is likely to be undertaken in relation to the school's programme for personal, social and health education and to the school's sex education policy.
This unit takes approximately 9 hours.