Kit In A Kase is a innovative electronic teaching tool suitable for use in KS1 through to KS3. The product is accessible and easy to adapt while being user friendly.
Kit In A Kase is a innovative electronic teaching tool suitable for use in KS1 through to KS3.
This product is accessible and easy to adapt while being user friendly.
The Body – KS2
Target age range: Years 3 and 4.
Length of activity: Approximately 1 hour.
Learning outcomes: Pupils will learn about the basic structure of the human body. They will look at the skeleton and learn about muscles and major organs. They will also investigate the mechanisms involved in movement and simulate the function of the kidneys.
Talk with slideshow: This interactive presentation will explain the structure of the human body. It will look at the major bones and muscles and link this to movement. It will also identify the major organs and their functions.
Hands-on experiments: Throughout the talk, the pupils will take part in activities to support the ideas discussed. They will build a model of Sid the Skeleton, identifying the major bones. They will then build a model joint, simulating the action of the muscles during movement. Finally, they will complete an experiment on filtering and link this to the function of the kidneys. There is also an activity sheet to complete throughout the session.
Kit In A Kase provide the information and resources to be able to run interactive hands-on minds-on science in your classroom confidently and engaging all pupils.
The resources supplied consist of;
Suggested sequence of activities
Comprehensive teacher notes
Full equipment list with suggested suppliers
Links to the national Curriculum and assessment models
Kit In A Kase products have been tried and tested during their development both in the UK and overseas and are used by experienced teachers teaching outside of their specialism or as enrichment; newly qualified teachers to build confidence in conducting practicals and trainee teachers.
Kit In A Kase are designed to make science relevant, accessible and achievable. They use low cost materials to maximum impact in education.
‘…it is very hard as a Primary School Teacher to have all the subject knowledge needed to teach a specific topic. Kit In A Kase deliver fun experiments that as a teacher myself may not have the confidence or resources to do.’
‘…Kit In A Kase has given me ideas into how to teach very complicated topics to students….’