Wednesday, 2 April 2014

The Animals general introduction.

Living things can belong to these three categories:



-Human beings.

Features of living things:
-They are born.

-They grow.

-They reproduce.

-They die.

Non-living things are not born, they do not grow, they do not reproduce and they do not die.

The mammals!!

We, mammals, are vertebrate and viviparous.

Characteristics of mammals:

- They have lungs to absorb the oxygen they need to live from the air.
- Most mammal embryos grow inside the mother’s body.
- Female mammals produce milk to feed their young.
- They have hair or fur.


Our world.

Can you distinguish among atmosphere, litosphere and hydrosphere?

The land is the litosphere.

The sea, rivers, lakes and so on are the hydrosphere.

The atmosphere is air.

Unit 1 general introduction.

We already know, from year 1 Science course, that we have five senses.

They are: smell, taste, hearing, sight and touch or feeling.

Living thing or non-living thing?

Now you know the differences between a living thing and a non-living thing; watch this video and say whether it´s alive -living- or not.

Click here and have fun!

Thursday, 23 May 2013

The primary sector.

The primary sector takes raw materials from nature. Economical activities included in the primary sector:
  • Agriculture and farming:
                      - Livestock: To breed and take care of animals.

                      - Crops: To grow crops.

  • Fishing: there are two kinds of fishing:
              - Coastal fishing: Fishermen work near the coast:

               - Deep-sea fishing: Fishermen work far away from the coast:

  • Mining: It is the extraction of minerals from the Earth. It includes oil and gas.
  • Forestry: it uses the resources from the forests, e.g: wood.

Economic sectors.

There are three economic sectors:

  1. The primary sector: it gets raw materials.
  2. The secondary sector: it manufactures products. It is based on industry (factories) and craft. Engineering is part of this sector.
  3. The tertiary sector: it is the service sector.

Wednesday, 1 May 2013

Parts of a city or a town.

A neighbourhood is a localised area in a city or a town.

                    This is New York City neighbourhood map:

The Old Quarter is the oldest neighbourhood of a city or a town.

New parts of the city: there are parks, shopping centers, offices and appartment buildings.

The outskirts: areas outside the city or the town. There are hospitals, factories, airports or recycling facilities.

Thursday, 18 April 2013

Urban and rural life.

Cities are large urban areas where lots of people live.

Urban communities smaller than a city are towns. They haven´t got a cathedral.

A village is smaller than a town. Villages are located in rural areas.

A hamlet is a very small rural kind of place.

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Tuesday, 5 March 2013

What do you eat?

Plants make their own food.
Animals have to eat in order to grow and reproduce.

Some animals eat other animals, they are carnivore animals.

Other animals eat plants, they are herbivore:

We, human beings, are omnivore. We eat both plants and animals.

Enjoy your food hungry omnivore!!

What do you know about bats?

Print, read and colour!


Birds are vertebrate and oviparous.

They have a beak and wings.

Finally, most of them can fly: