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Year 4: Private: Healthy Teeth

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Design & Technology: Design, make and evaluate a salt dough model of a tooth that shows its different parts.

The Teeth & Eating section on the Children’s University of Manchester website includes diagrams and information about the different parts of a tooth. It would be an excellent starting point for making your tooth salt dough model.

Computing: Watch the related video below and use your ICT publishing skills to create a Top Tips poster.

Your poster should include the following:

1)  Information on how to keep your teeth and gums healthy.

2) Information on how to clean your teeth in a way that won’t be harmful to the environment.

Related Clip

A dentist’s top tips for keeping your teeth and gums clean and healthy.

Credit: BBC Two – Science Clips Investigates