Anatomy & Physiology 6

The Respiratory System We’ve learned: Air is made up of nitrogen, oxygen, carbon dioxide, water, dust, viruses, pollen, fungi and chemicals. Inhale means to breathe in. The larynx is your voice box. The heart lies more on the left side than on the right side of the lungs. Bronchioles is the latin way of saying […]



Anatomy & Physiology 5

Nutrition We know that: Kidneys clean your blood All of your blood flows through at least one of your kidneys every 5 minutes And … When you feel thirsty it means you are dehydrated Inside the body, carbohydrates break down into sugar We need to: Drink 1 – 2 litres of water every day (more […]



Anatomy & Physiology 4

The Digestive System Guess what? Saliva is 99% water The small intestine is 20 feet long Food travels down the oesophagus after you’ve swallowed it Enamel is a hard substance that coats your teeth Live, Love and Learn, The Clarabel College Conglomerate



Anatomy & Physiology 3

The Muscular System We’ve learned: There are more than 640 muscles in the body The masseter is the strongest muscle Muscles need oxygen, glucose, vitamins and minerals And … There are three types of muscle tissue – smooth, skeletal and cardiac Muscles can be voluntary or involuntary Tendons attach muscle to bone The Achilles tendon […]



Anatomy & Physiology 2

The Skeletal System We’ve learned: the skull protects the brain the rib cage protects the heart blood cells are made in our bones exercise, vitamin D and calcium help to keep bones strong a baby is born with 300 bones but an adult has 206 bones More things we’ve learned: bones hold us up and […]



Anatomy & Physiology 1

This year for science, Caty is doing Anatomy & Physiology. So here’s a little bit of what she’s learning: Cells



Monkey

Today we learned: There are 264 species of monkey. Some monkeys are arboreal, this means they live in trees. Spider monkeys live in Central & South America. Marmosets eat small insects, spiders and small vertebrates. They sleep in trees. Monkeys can be found in Central & South America, Asia and Africa. Live, Love and Learn, […]



Heat

Today we learned: The average normal human body temperature is 37 degrees celsius. If it rises or falls too far it can be fatal. The lowest possible temperature is called absolute zero. This is -273.15 degrees celsius. In the home, heat is used for warmth and for cooking. The six main sources of heat are […]



Crab

Today we learned: Crabs are crustaceans Hermit crabs live on land and in the sea The fourth or back leg of most crabs is referred to as their ‘swimming claw’ as it is used for swimming Crabs belong to the phylum arthropoda Live, Love and Learn, The Clarabel College Conglomerate



Falcon

Today we learned: Falcons differ from hawks in many ways. They have different beaks; they are faster and smaller; and they have longer wings. They use their beak and talons to attack other birds. There is a sport called falconry that involves hunting with falcons. Falconry was a popular sport from 500AD – 1600AD. It […]