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CLIP 2288

Why do we need to eat?

Why do we need to eat?

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Key Info
  • Why do we need to eat?
  • Duration: 01:37
  • Food is the main energy supply for growth, movement and repairing the body. From birth, living things start growing, gaining weight and changing. Babies must move on from soft food to solid food. Their teeth are already positioned under the gum waiting to emerge when they are just 6 months old.
  • Subject:



    Humans and Other Animals: Nutrition

  • Keywords: growth, health, teeth, changes, babies, gum, food, energy
Ideas for use in class
  • Discuss why food is necessary for living things. How does food help living things to function? Children can work in pairs or groups to envoy to class.
Background details
  • Clip language : English
  • Aspect ratio : 16x9

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