Science lesson plans from PDSA, the UK's leading veterinary charity.
Engaging science lessons, where pupils learn about responsible pet care, animals, being a vet and the human body.
Pupils will learn that animals and humans have similar body parts and know why the body parts vary. Pupils will be able to locate key body parts on humans and animals.
Download the 'Body parts' lesson plan pack (ZIP - 7.01 MB).
Pupils will learn about how animals and humans change in different ways as they grow.
Download the 'Growing and changing' lesson pack (ZIP - 31.41 MB).
Pupils will learn to identify a living organism as something that feeds, moves and uses it's senses.
Download the 'Excuse me, are you alive?' lesson pack (ZIP - 90 MB).
Pupils will learn about the senses of animals and humans and how some animals have extra senses that help them surviive.
Download the 'Senses' lesson pack. (ZIP - 11.62 MB)
Pupils will learn about how different animals move.
Download the 'Moving' lesson pack (ZIP - 4.57 MB)
Pupils learn about different types of teeth and how teeth can can show us what food animals eat.
Download the 'Healthy teeth' lesson pack (ZIP - 3.84 MB)
The aim of this lesson is to introduce the basic need for all animals, including humans, to eat and exercise properly. It also encourages children to recognise their responsibilities when caring for a pet and to be able to recognise good and bad foods for animals.
Download the 'Pet scientists' lesson pack (ZIP - 3.07 MB).
The aim of this lesson is to introduce some of the important similarities between humans and our pets and to ensure children recognise their responsibilities when caring for a pet.
Download the 'Pet health' lesson pack (ZIP - 3.07 MB).
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