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Year 4

Discovering Digestion

Open wide – let’s look inside! We’re on a voyage of discovery to investigate the busy world inside your body.

 

This half term, we’ll learn about the dentist and learn new scientific vocabulary. There will be lots of investigating as we learn about our different teeth, how to brush them and how sugary drinks affect them. We’ll examine the amount of sugar in different foods and create images of ourselves with healthy and unhealthy teeth. We’ll also explore the journey of a piece of food through the digestive system. In Science, we’ll learn about the organs involved in digestion and about digestion in different animals.

 

At the end of the Project, we’ll write persuasive texts to convince people to eat healthily. We’ll use what we’ve learned to know how to create healthy snacks so we can have a healthy diet and keep our digestive systems healthy.

 

Help your child prepare for their project

The food we eat goes on an amazing journey through the digestive system. Why not keep a joint food diary for a week to see if you eat enough gut-friendly foods? You could also try a new food or drink that you’ve never tasted before. What do you like or dislike about its taste and texture? Alternatively, drop copper coins into a range of fizzy drinks overnight to see what happens. Which drink has the most powerful cleaning properties?

Year 4 Curriculum Map

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Sudbury's Mission Statement

Working together in harmony to develop confident, well-educated learners with healthy minds and bodies, who are independent, resilient, motivated and committed to lifelong learning.

Sudbury's Mission Statement

Working together in harmony to develop confident, well-educated learners with healthy minds and bodies, who are independent, resilient, motivated and committed to lifelong learning.

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