Science investigations: The human body

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Brush up children’s investigative skills with these body-themed brainteasers

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Subscribers can download the Interactive resource

Poster: 'Why?': Science - the body

and Poster, ‘Why?’: Science – the body’.

All readers can access the Activity sheets, ‘Why?’: Science – the body’.

This month’s ‘Why?’: Science’ questions give children the opportunity to learn about how the human body works – compared to other animals – as well as how to keep it healthy (correct answers are shown in bold). A range of AT1 skills will be utilised in finding the answers: from planning a fair test to recording results in bar charts and line graphs.

As with past articles in this series, this month’s activities have a linked interactive resource (subscribers only) that features the same six questions combined with animated visuals and audio. There are also free activity sheets for all readers to support the activities.

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