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Animals, including humans: healthy animals

This resource provides a selection of lesson plans, worksheets and teachers notes relating to animals including humans at Year Two. They include activities for discussing the stage of the human lifecycle, thinking about how children have changed since they were babies and finding out about the lifecycles of other...

Nocturnal Animals (Age 5-7)

Produced by ARKive, this hands-on activity is designed to teach 5-7 year olds about nocturnal animals and the senses they employ to navigate life in the dark. Humans rely heavily upon the sense of sight and these activities explore the ways other animals have become adapted to life where and when light is less...

The GM Food debate: part two

In this short audio feature Bene and Mal discuss how the genetically modified crops may not always benefit farmers in developing world. They talk about possible contamination of other crops and the issues around producing food for an ever growing World population.

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Solids, Liquids & Gases

Cartoon animations from the Association of the British Pharmaceutical Industry (ABPI) explain simply why materials have different properties and how they change on heating and cooling. Other animations show separating solids from liquids and illustrate dissolving.

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Penguin Diversity: Mask Making (Age 5-7)

Through this fun and creative activity, from the ARKive collection, students learn about the different types of penguin species and how they have adapted, physically and behaviourally, to live in different environments. Each student is provided with the materials to make a mask showing one species of penguin,...

National Science & Engineering Week Quizzes

The National Science & Engineering Week quizzes are an easy and popular way of taking part in the celebrations in March. The quizzes are available in two different formats, a multiple choice quiz, a questions only quiz. The quiz also has two levels. The multiple choice quiz is designed for everyone, we have,...

Replacing our limbs

In this short audio feature Bene and Mal discuss artificial limbs and how now they could potentially allow an athlete to run faster than an athlete without the blades. Providing many questions which could form the start of a lively classroom discussion.

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Who wants to live forever?

In this short audio feature Bene and Mal discuss how medical advances can fix our bodies when we get ill and how organs can be replaced when they stop working. They ask what if they could be continually replaced and the long term effects of this on an individual.

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Changing how we look

Bene and Mal consider the ethics of changing the way we look through undergoing surgery in this short audio feature. They discuss how the way we look affects our feelings and self-esteem and how there is no way to know that any change will guarantee long-term happiness. They also consider the risk any operation may...

Donating our organs to others

Bene and Mal consider the ethics of organ donation in this short audio feature. They ask if we should decide on donation or should it be compulsory? They also consider the moral implications of offering an incentive for donation.

This resource has been produced by Fun Kids with support from the...

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