What is poo made of?

What is poo made of?

Todays learning: (WALT)

    • Find out about and describe the basic needs of animals, including humans, for survival (water, food and air)
    • That we need to eat and drink to stay alive.
    • To record their ideas about foods using drawings and charts.
    • Describe how animals obtain their food from plants and other animals, using the idea of a simple food chain, and identify and name different sources of food
    • Identify and name a variety of common animals that are carnivores, herbivores and omnivores
    Design Technology
    • Understand where food comes from

    • Key human features, including: city, town, village, factory, farm, house, office, port, harbour and shop

    Citizenship & PSHE
    • 2e to realise that people and other living things have needs, and that they have responsibilities to meet them.

    Lesson Activities / Tasks

    VIDEO What is poo made of?

    • Dialog for video:
      • So all animals poo; but what is poo made of
      • Well poo is made of water and food your body does not need.
      • So if all animals poo and poo is made of water and food your body does not need any more
      • So what else does that mean all animals do?
      • Watch these animals here and see what they are all doing
      • Animals all....Feed
      • What do animals feed on?
      • Some animals just feed on plants like these......
      • Animals which feed on plants are call HERBIVORES
      • Other animals feed on animals, that have eaten plants.....
      • Animals which eat other animals are called CARNIVORES
      • A few animals eat both plants and other animals - like pigs and humans.
      • Animals which eat both meat and plants are called OMNIVORES

    Suggested activity

    • Discuss any questions from video - like why where humans in video? Also animals like insects which some pupils may not think of as animals either!
    • Do diagram of things animals do.... eg BUILD UP OVER NEXT FEW LESSONS pupils draw animals doing each thing on and learn words etc
      • Could do as large wall display with each pupil doing drawing for....
      • FEED could be split into CARNIVORE; HERBIVORE; OMNIVORE 
    What do all animals do? Mindmap Burr
    • Complete first section of pupil work book
    • Do quiz for first section answers… 


    Outcomes: (WILF)

    • Identify that humans and other animals need food and drink to stay alive and identify some foods eaten by humans and other animals in charts or drawings.

    Teaching notes:

    Last modified: Monday, 18 November 2013, 12:39 PM