Thursday, 19 January 2017

Ruminants

Animals such us sheep and cows have a special way of digesting food. These animals are called ruminants.



Click on the picture to find a list of ruminants and information about them at the kidsbiology site:




Tuesday, 17 January 2017

Healthy eating

Drag each food item to the correct food group:



Dining decisions game

A healthy body needs nutrients like vitamins, proteins, minerals and carbohydrates.

It's lunch time and you are in the school cafeteria and you neeed to decide on  a healthy meal


Monday, 16 January 2017

Lapbooks

What is a lapook?


This short tutorial shows how to assemble a lapbook:



Here you are some lapbooks.





We are ready  to start our lapbooks. The teacher Rosa Fernández shows us  on how to make our foldier from a carboard.

Thursday, 12 January 2017

Vertebrate nutrition

Unlike plants, animals can not make their own food. They eat other living things, they are called consumers. There are three types of consumers:
HERBIVORES:


  


CARNIVORES:



OMNIVORES:



What do animals eat?



 Play a game:


Animals: vertebrates and invertebrates

Animals are divided into two main groups: vertebrates and invertebrates.
About 97% of the animals on Earth are invertebrates. that means that only 3% are invertebrates.

VERTEBRATE ANIMALS


They all have a backbone and an internal skeleton.


There are five classes of vertebrates: mammals, birds, fish, amphibians and reptiles.


 



Play a game to classyfy the animals at sheppardsoftware site:


Play an animal charcteristics game:


INVERTEBRATE ANIMALS

The word invertebrate describes any animal which doesn't have a spine.


 Here you have a list of all the invertebrate.



How invertebrates protect their bodies:



Tuesday, 10 January 2017

Food groups

A healthy diet is a balanced diet. We need to eat the right amounts of the different food groups.



Foods are grouped toghether because they provide similar amounts of the same nutrients of that group.
For example the key nutrientes of the milk, yogurt and cheese group include calcium and proteins while the fruit group is a good source of vitamins, especially vitamin C.


Listen to the song "Nutrients rap":




Drag each food into the food group that it fits the best:



Food detectives:


Click on the pyramid to learn about the food groups:



 Food groups memory:


More info by Sonia Peco

Thursday, 8 December 2016

Five senses games

Read a book and play some games:


Play a game:


Put the patient's organs back in the right place. Choose the body parts that he needs to sense:


Sid the Science kid


Saturday, 3 December 2016

Taste. My favourite flavour

Yesterday year 4 students tasted different flavours in the Science class. We identified the four basic ones:

Group B:

Tuesday, 29 November 2016

Smell, taste and touch

Learn about smell and taste:



How do we taste?


More info:



Thursday, 24 November 2016

Sense of sight

Our eyes are the organs of sight. We can see different shapes, sizes and colours.



The eye animation:




How do we see?



Label the parts of the eye:


Have a look at this amazing video about your eyes:




Thursday, 17 November 2016

Hearing

Hearing is one of our five senses.



We hear sounds with our ears. Your ear consists of three parts:




How we ear the sounds:



How the ear works. watch this animation:



Five senses

Our senses tell us about the world around us. They allow us to interact with our environment.



We have five senses:



Find more in a great wiki by Sonia Peco

Tuesday, 8 November 2016

The five kingdoms

Scientist classify living things into categories. These are called the five kingdoms:
 Can you drag each living thing to the correct kingdom?



Play and find out about living things:



We classify living things into different groups:


Bacteria:

Revision:




Monday, 7 November 2016

Thaumatropes

A thaumatrope is an old Victorian toy:



Here you have some thaumatropes :



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