Y3 Investigating Skeletons

Pupils investigate what happens to our skeletons from the day we are born until we become an adult? They take a range of skeletal measurements and place their results into a number of bar graphs before drawing any conclusions.


Learning Objectives:

  • PoS - identify that humans and some animals have skeletons and muscles for support, protection and movement
  • NaG - pupils should be introduced to the main body parts associated with the skeleton and muscles
  • WS - pupils should setting up simple practical enquiries, comparative and fair tests making systematic and careful observations and, where appropriate, taking accurate measurements using standard units; gather, record, classify and present data in a variety of ways to help in answering questions

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