As biologists, we have been learning about animal bodies, including humans, in our topic Body Health.
By the end of this unit, we will:
- Know that muscles need oxygen to release energy from food to do work. (Oxygen is taken into the blood in the lungs; the heart pumps the blood through blood vessels to the muscles; the muscles take oxygen and nutrients from the blood.)
- Know the impact of diet, exercise, drugs and lifestyle on the way bodies function