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Science Unit 3a - Teeth and Eating

 

                                                  This unit is aimed at children in Year 3.

                              A selection of resources to support the teaching of QCA Science Unit 3a: Teeth and Eating.

                                                  For a complete list of what's included see the table below.   

 

Files Included in this Download

Resource Name

Format

Objectives

Resource Details

Vocabulary for unit

(11 pages)

Vocabulary to be used during this unit

Cards of words that may be used throughout this unit (33 cards / words – 3 on each sheet)

Energy or Growth

 (1 page)

To that animals need to feed to grow and to be active

Sort the foods into whether we eat them more for growth or more for energy. (Answers on p2)

Having a balanced diet

(1 page)

To learn that an adequate and varied diet is needed to keep healthy

Choosing the healthiest menus. Making up own healthy lunch box menu

Breakfasts

(1 page)

To learn that an adequate and varied diet is needed to keep healthy

Information about having breakfast. Chart to record items eaten for breakfast, ingredients and food groups

What we eat

(1 page)

To learn that an adequate and varied diet is needed to keep healthy

Which of the foods are good for you?

Healthy meal

(1 page)

To learn that an adequate and varied diet is needed to keep healthy

Draw a healthy meal and drink on the given picture of plate and glass

Food groups

(2 pages)

To group foods into broad categories

Pictures of foods in groups. Worksheet to name foods in the given food groups

Healthy eating

(1 page)

To group foods into broad categories

Chart to show different food groups – children to fill in types of food associated with each category

Animals and their diet

 (1 page)

To learn that different animals have different diets

From the information of carnivores, herbivores and omnivores, label which animal is which.

What do these animals eat

 (2 page)

To learn that different animals have different diets

Describe the eating habits of the animals in the pictures

What do our teeth do

 (1 page)

To know that humans have teeth – molars for chewing, canines for tearing, incisors for cutting

Find out and record what each of our types of teeth do by following the instructions on the page

Different kinds of teeth

(1 page)

To make observations and comparisons of different teeth, identifying important features

Study the picture of teeth – work out which teeth are which name. Finish the sentences

Make a model of a tooth

 (1 page)

To make observations and comparisons of different teeth, identifying important features

Written instructions and parts to cut out and stick to make a ‘tooth’ in paper

Teeth – fill in the spaces

(2 page)

To know that we have two sets of teeth and adult teeth have to last

Sentences about teeth and looking after them – fill in the spaces choosing from the given words

How to look after your teeth

(1 page)

To know that healthy teeth need healthy gums

Which of these rules should you follow to keep your teeth healthy?

 

Good or bad for your teeth

 (2 pages)

To realise that some foods can be damaging to our teeth

Choose which of the given things are good / bad for your teeth. Design meal which is good / not good for your teeth

Tooth decay

(1 page)

To realise that some foods can be damaging to our teeth

Circle each of the foods that will help to cause tooth decay Design a poster.

What makes holes in our teeth?

(1 page)

To realise that some foods can be damaging to our teeth

Finding out about bacteria and plaque. Carry out an investigation to conclude the best way to stop plaque forming on your teeth

Teeth and eating statements

(6 pages)

To show how much has been learnt through the unit of teeth and eating

Statements and answers to cut out and match up – about teeth and eating

Teeth and eating quiz

 (2 page)

To show how much has been learnt through the unit of teeth and eating

Quiz with multi choice answers to revise all that has been learnt in this unit

Loop game teeth and eating

 ( 10 pages)

To show how much has been learnt through the unit of teeth and eating

Loop game with answers on aspects covered in this unit

   

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