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RI Christmas Lecture 2 - People Power

Topic: Animals including humans

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Saiful Islam investigates one of the most important challenges facing humankind – how to generate energy without destroying the planet in the process. A fascinating and stimulating celebration of the stuff that quite literally makes the universe tick, from power for our homes, fuel for our cars and making the most important machine of them all work, the human body.

This lesson for students aged 7–11 is about what energy is, where it comes from, and how it is stored.

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Children will learn to:
• Identify that animals, including humans, need the right types and amount of nutrition, and that they cannot make their own food; they get nutrition (and energy) from what they eat
• 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

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