Taking Part in the BBC’s Terrific Scientific Exercise Investigation?

There has already been investigations on trees, forces and time. However, the current one, which is running until October, is focused on exercise and the human body.

To see more information about this investigation, you can visit the BBC’s Terrific Scientific website but right now, we wanted to mention the content we’ve put together which is great for supporting your lessons on the human body, and can be used alongside this part of the investigation.

Among the content we’ve found, there are Learn Screens, Activities, Topic Tools and more, all for EYFS, Key Stage 1 and 2 students. All you’ll need to do to find the learning and teaching resources is just use Search on EducationCity – it’s as simple as that!

Want to find out about the content you could use to support your lessons on the human body? Let’s take a look…


Learn Screens

Key Stage 1Science Grow Up Activity

From Head to Toe: #25587 – Click the names of the exterior body parts to see where they are located on the body.

Sense and Sense Ability: #25588 – Explore the senses and which body part is associated with each one.


Key Stage 1 & 2

Same but Different: #12947 – Describing the similarities and differences between humans.


Key Stage 2

Brace Yourself: #22458 – Explore key vocabulary used when identifying the different types of teeth in humans.

Grow Up: #25591 – Keywords used when describing the stages of human life.

All Changes: #14946 – See the basic changes in the stages of life as humans develop from birth to old age.

What Goes In… #22562 – Follow the journey of nutrients and water through the body, including how they are transported to areas of the body where they are needed.Science All in Vein Activity

All in Vein: #25623 – Explore key words for the human circulatory system, the functions of its organs and the transportation of nutrients and water around the body.




Wrap Up! #1090 – Select the correct clothes for various parts of the body for cold weather.


Key Stage 1

Basement Lab: #528 – Indicate the location of named parts of the body.

Same but Different: #6190 – Compare and contrast physical features of humans.


Key Stage 2

Basement Lab: #575 – Identify the different organs and functions of the circulatory system.


Topic Tool

Key Stage 1 & 2

Body Systems: #2247 – Identify and correctly locate organs with a human model.

Bones: #2262 – Place bones on a body and outline and label them.


Science Body Systems Topic Tool


Key Stage 1

Exercising: #13696 – In what ways might I feel different after exercising?


Word Search Topic Tool

We should also mention the Word Search Topic Tool too, which is another handy feature that can work alongside your investigation or lessons on the human body. It’s available in all Key Stage 1 and 2 years in the Science module, and you can add the words you want into a word search, print it out for your students and then do it as an activity. Perfect!

Key Stage 1

Word Search: #20718 – Create a word search with science keywords to print or complete on screen.


Key Stage 2

Word Search: #20719 (Years 3 & 4) – Create a word search with science keywords to print or complete on screen.

Word Search: #20720 (Years 5 & 6) – Create a word search with science keywords to print or complete on screen.


Want to see all the content for yourself? Then log in to EducationCity. We’ll be having more blogs in the future on the rest of the BBC’s Terrific Scientific investigations, so do keep a lookout for them!