Parents and Carers : The Making Sense of Health Films : For Key Stage One and Two (Age 5 to 10)Teeth & Eating (19 minutes) Year 2 and 3
For Teeth & Eating Making Sense of Health has the great fortune of Rik Mayall as narrator. This is the first schools programme he has every done and has given a great deal of energy and an important sense of zaniness to the film. Teeth & Eating also makes use of wonderful cartoon animations, a high yuck factor in the shape of gruesome shots of rotting teeth and gums and lots of year 2 and 3 students to give great relevance and entertainment.
What do we eat?
Why do we eat?
What can we eat?
How do we eat?
Teeth & Gums
Where does food come from?
Fruit or Veg?
Look at my teeth and tell me what I eat Pt 1
Look at my teeth and tell me what I eat Pt 2
The Human Machine (19 minutes) Year 4 and 5
The Human Machine is earliest MSH programme that goes a bit deeper in the concepts of diet and exercise so it is important to make the subject matter entertaining as well as educational. With lots of cartoon examples - powerful tools for entertainment and education - and the presence of their peer groups in fun, easily replicable activities the film is hugely relevant and accessible for the age group.
Skeletons and muscles
Cigarettes and alcohol
Amazing Micro-organisms (19 minutes) Year 6
As well as key areas of diet and exercise hygiene is clearly an important issue for primary students and public health. Through cartoon animations and amazing microscopic footage, the film brings to life the world of micro-organisms. And with lots of practical activities with the peer group Amazing Micro-organisms is hugely relevant and accessible in demonstrating the effects of hygiene and simply washing your hands.
Looking for micro-organisms
Micro-organisms in the earth
Micro-organisms and your food
Micro-organisms and people
Making a micro-composter
Microbes on the move