For The Juniors

For The Juniors

The Human Body - Looking After Your Body
Season 5  |  Episode 4  |  ABC  |  November 12, 2013
Classification: General Classification: General
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Why does our body need oxygen, food and water to stay alive? Our body has some if its own ways to look after itself but we need to look after our body as we grow and get old. This includes giving it healthy food, exercise to make our heart and muscles strong, wearing appropriate clothing for the seasons to keep us warm, cool or dry and protecting our skin from the sun. What do we do every day to look after our body?

Why does our body need oxygen, food and water to stay alive? Our body has some if its own ways to look after itself but we need to look after our body as we grow and get old. This includes giving it healthy food, exercise to make our heart and muscles strong, wearing appropriate clothing for the seasons to keep us warm, cool or dry and protecting our skin from the sun. What do we do every day to look after our body?

This program explores some historical and modern day work roles for horses. Four different horses are observed working with their handlers. The programs look at the physical and mental characteristics of horses that help them in their work and the way handlers value their horses and communicate with them. 

Through the use of historic footage and photos the program looks at life before cars and shows why some ways of using working horses have changed from the past to the present day and that horses are still bettter than machines for some forms of work. 

The program also explains and demonstrates some basic safety rules that should be observed when around horses. 

The lives of working animals are explored in these two episodes. Programs highlight the special features of animals that can make them more suited to certain tasks than people or machines and that, like all good working relationships, these ones are based on clear communication and mutual respect. 

For the Juniors, for students aged 6-8 years, aims to stimulate children's curiosity and imagination, widen their horizons and encourage them to explore their environment, present enjoyable experiences which relate broadly to the lives and interests of the children and raise issues. 

Each series is arranged in groups of programs relating to a particular theme.

For the Juniors: Working Animals - Working Horses

History, Science, Health and PE, Design and technologies, Sustainability, Intercultural Understanding

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This program explores some historical and modern day work roles for horses. Four different horses are observed working with their handlers. The programs look at the physical and mental characteristics of horses that help them in their work and the way handlers value their horses and communicate with them. Through the use of historic footage and photos the program looks at life before cars and shows why some ways of using working horses have changed from the past to the present day and that horses are still bettter than machines for some forms of work. The program also explains and demonstrates some basic safety rules that should be observed when around horses. The lives of working animals are explored in these two episodes. Programs highlight the special features of animals that can make them more suited to certain tasks than people or machines and that, like all good working relationships, these ones are based on clear communication and mutual respect. For the Juniors, for students aged 6-8 years, aims to stimulate children's curiosity and imagination, widen their horizons and encourage them to explore their environment, present enjoyable experiences which relate broadly to the lives and interests of the children and raise issues. Each series is arranged in groups of programs relating to a particular theme.
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