Science links have been made to the following history topics commonly taught in primary schools:
The Egyptians / Body parts – Time Raiders: the death of the mummy
Children evaluate evidence from a recently discovered mummy to work out how it lived, how it died and learn about the function of it’s preserved organs.
World War II / Properties of Materials – Vanished: a blitz mystery
Children compare the properties of different liquids to solve a mystery.
Charles Darwin / Natural selection – Testing the Theory
Children learn about Charles Darwin, his work on the Theory of Evolution by natural selection, and consider how changes to the environment over time might affect what humans look like in the future.
The Romans / Food groups – Food Miles Past: food miles present
Children investigate and compare food miles in the Roman period and the present and consider the impact of transporting food on the environment.
The Romans / Balanced diet – The Roman Banquet: food groups
Children learn about the nutritional benefits of different food groups, learn about the kinds of food eaten in Roman period and plan a diet for a Roman senator, soldier, laundry boy and a child.
Greek Mythology & Nineteenth century / Structure and function of bones – Any Old Evidence: bones and skeletons
Children learn how scientific knowledge of bones has changed over time. They use evidence from different historical periods to predict what animals looked like.