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Today a lady from Scottish Power spoke to the P4 and some P5 classes about personal safety in and around the home. www.powerwise.org.uk/ollieandsparky/index.html
P4d now know all about the structure and function of the brain! http://www.bbc.co.uk/learningzone/clips/brainsmart-animation-the-human-brain/10034.html looking after your brain http://www.bbc.co.uk/learningzone/clips/brainsmart-animation-look-after-your-brain/10036.html
P4d were fascinated when Mark came into the class to dissect a heart for us. The whole class appreciated it and wish to thank him very much! What did you learn P4d?
This afternoon P4d started to make posters to show their understanding of different parts of the body. We’ll take more photos when they’ve been completed!
Today P4d found out about the structure and function of the kidneys. Mrs Gillanders came to dissect one for us too! Kidney structure: http://www.bbc.co.uk/learningzone/clips/anatomy-and-physiology-of-the-kidneys/5370.html Kidney function: http://www.bbc.co.uk/learningzone/clips/human-kidney-function/4182.html
Today P4d were finding out about the function and structure of the lungs. The class then looked at the effect smoking has on these vital organs. Real lungs: www.bbc.co.uk/learningzone/clips/anatomy-and-physiology-of-the-lungs/5373.html Gas exchange diagram: http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/ks3bitesize/science/organisms_behaviour_health/life_processes/revise4.shtml Effect of smoking on the lungs: www.bbc.co.uk/learningzone/clips/the-effect-of-smoking-on-the-lungs/2266.html
Today we were learning about the structure and function of the heart. We know it has 4 chambers, valves and muscle. http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/gcsebitesize/pe/appliedanatomy/0_anatomy_circulatorysys_rev2.shtml Youtube video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H04d3rJCLCE Learning Zone clip: http://www.bbc.co.uk/learningzone/clips/the-human-heart-and-its-function/2270.html What do you know about the heart?
Today we loved finding out about red blood cells, white blood cells (including the rapid response cells), platelets and infection. I’m sure the class will not forget the functions of these cells now!
Today two boys from P4d discussed Dunbar’s Science Festival on East coast Radio. The boys spoke confidently, very clearly and added some humour too! Well done, P4d are very proud of you both. Photos were taken by our radio … Continue reading