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    Year 3 Animals, including humans: Nutrition

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    Pupils in Year 1 are taught to identify animals as herbivores, carnivores and omnivores. In this lesson for Year 3 science, pupils develop their understanding of animals. They learn that animals need to find food to eat because, unlike plants, they cannot make their own. Pupils explore what food animals need to eat and, by scrutinising their favourite meal, learn about the different food groups that are important in a balanced diet. This lesson may be followed by Animals, including humans: Bones and muscles.

    Pupils will learn:

    • Animals cannot make their own food so get nutrition from what they eat.
    • Animals need the right amount and type of nutrition.

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