The STEM Hub Canterbury Christ Church University STEM Learning
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HEALTH

 

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Fight the Germs!

Fight the Germs!
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Learn about how harmful germs are spread, and how we can get rid of them!

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How does my heart work?

How does my heart work?
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Create an easy model that shows how our hearts pump blood all around our bodies to keep us alive.

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Raise the Rate!

Raise the Rate!
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Discover how to measure your heart rate, or pulse, and make it higher with healthy exercise!

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Healthy Hues of Food

Healthy Hues of Food
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Think about healthy eating by discovering foods that are the colours of the rainbow!

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Breathing Lungs

Breathing Lungs
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Create a working model that demonstrates how the lungs work so that we can breathe.

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Joining Joints!

Joining Joints!
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Our skeleton is made of rigid bones, so how can we be flexible and move? Learn about how joints work while creating a simple model.

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Muscles for Movement

Muscles for Movement
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Create a moving model that demonstrated how our muscles work to make our bodies move.

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The Ear is Here to Hear!

The Ear is Here to Hear!
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Watch the video from Kids Health to find out how the ear works, answer and ask some questions of your own.

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Eyes See You!

Eyes See You!
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Use your vision to find out how our eyes work as a team to help us see.

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5-minute brain booster!

5-minute brain booster!
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A great idea from STEM Ambassador Vicky, increase your health and brain power in just five minutes every day!

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Pfizer’s Medicine and Me

Pfizer’s Medicine and Me
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A contribution from our Pfizer STEM Ambassador team, learn about all of the work that goes into getting us the medicine we need.

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Pfizer’s Medicine Cabinet

Pfizer’s Medicine Cabinet
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A virtual activity from Pfizer, recognise the different types of medicine and how we can store them safely.

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Superbugs – Join the Fight!

Superbugs – Join the Fight!
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Join our Pfizer STEM Ambassadors and learn about superbugs and how we can protect ourselves from them.

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My Name in DNA

My Name in DNA
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Create your unique and creative DNA code using the letters of your name!

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Working in the Health Sector

Working in the Health Sector
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Watch the video from The Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust and find out about the 350+ different job roles available with the NHS, some of which may surprise you.

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What are blood cells?

What are blood cells?
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Watch this video from Macmillan Cancer Support to learn about the role of the different types of cells in our blood.

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Nutrition and the Circulatory System

Nutrition and the Circulatory System
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An activity contributed by STEM Ambassador Kira, learn how the circulatory system works and how we can keep it healthy.

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Understanding the Roles of Digestion

Understanding the Roles of Digestion
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An activity contributed by STEM Ambassador Ella, this investigation demonstrates how food is broken down by our bodies.

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Enzyme Importance

Enzyme Importance
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STEM Ambassador Ella provides this experiment to show how enzymes are involved in all stages of the digestion process.

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Zoonosis – Diseases transmissible from animals to humans

Zoonosis – Diseases transmissible from animals to humans
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Join STEM Ambassador Alison as she informs us of infectious diseases, where we can learn about health issues in both animals and humans.

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Mini-Mindfulness

Mini-Mindfulness
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A contribution from STEM Ambassador Vicky, take some time to practise mindfulness and learn about its benefits.

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Molecule to Medicine

Molecule to Medicine
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Learn about how scientists, like our STEM Ambassadors at Pfizer, solve the medical challenges of today and discover the cures and treatments of tomorrow.

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Superbugs - Vaccination

Superbugs - Vaccination
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Join Pfizer’s fight against superbugs, learning about how to protect ourselves and the role of vaccines.

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Career Talk Fridays – Medical Careers

Career Talk Fridays – Medical Careers
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Meet STEM Ambassador Dr. Pamela, and join in her presentation about Careers in Medicine. Originally launched live for our Career Talk Fridays.

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Getting to Know our DNA

Getting to Know our DNA
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Learn from STEM Ambassador Dr. Giulia about DNA, its composition, and applications in medicine.

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Career Talk Fridays - Careers in Biomedical Science

Career Talk Fridays - Careers in Biomedical Science
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Join STEM Ambassador Alix as she gives us an insight into her STEM career as a Biomedical Scientist. Originally launched live for our Career Talk Fridays.

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