Many children will have heard the news story of Hannah who had a heart transplant as a baby which is the theme for this activity. Children will be using Hannah's story to engage their interest in keeping healthy. This activity will be a joint science and speaking and listening project.
Children learn about the heart. They learn about what causes the heart to stop working properly and the need for transplants. In a role playing exercise they can explore the science behind the story and their feelings about the idea of transplants.
- To use scientific names for some of the major organs of body systems in this case the heart.
Children will learn:
- Be able to describe the main functions of organs of the human body, the heart.
These resources were initially developed in partnership with the Centre for Science Education, Sheffield Hallam University.