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Hello, everybody.

Welcome to your final lesson on human lifestyles with me, Ms. Roberts.

I've got Lenny The Lion here and he's ready for our final lesson on this unit.

He's so proud of you for everything that you've learned so far.

So well done, you should be really, really proud of yourself.

I'm real excited for our final lesson on this unit.

So pause the video and go and get your favourite teddy if you want to now.

In today's lesson we're going to be thinking about whose job it is to keep us healthy.

Before we do let's do a quick recap.

What were the four ways that we could keep ourselves hygienic? What was this one, what could we do? Well done, we could wash our hands.

What else could we do? We could have a bath or a shower to wash our bodies.

What about these things? What do we need to do to them to keep them clean and healthy? Well done, we need to brush our teeth.

And lastly, what do we need to do with this? Well done, we need to wash our hair so that we keep it nice and clean.

I hope you've got all four of those.

Give yourself a pat on the back if you did.

You are awesome.

So in today's lesson we're going to do our star words, then we're going to think about ways to keep healthy.

Then we'll learn about who keeps us healthy.

Then we're going to learn about two very important people in the world of hygiene and health throughout history.

Then finally, I have a quick task at the end, which is a fun game.

In this lesson you'll need your exercise book or a piece of paper, a pencil, and as ever, your brain.

If you want to also get your favourite teddy to help you with your learning you can do that now.

Pause the video and go and get what you need.


We are ready for our star words.

Are you ready? I'm going to stop at the top, then I'm going to go from left to right.

So my turn, you turn.








Recover is when you've been poorly and you become healthy again.

It's when you've been poorly and you become healthy again, well done.

And there's a big word on the left there.

This is an epidemiologist.


That's seven syllables.

Shall we say it again? Epidemiologist.

Let's say the syllables again.


Let's try saying it all the way through.

Epidemiologist, your turn.

Well done.

You've given that a really good try, team, well done.

And the last word is health.


Well done.

So what things can we do to keep healthy? We need to make sure that we eat a healthy, balanced diet, and we learned about that in one of our lessons this unit.

We also learned this unit about exercising regularly.

We need to make sure we're brushing our teeth and we need to make sure that we're washing our bodies and hands so that we're keeping hygienic.

So this lesson is all about thinking about the whole unit about exercise and diet and hygiene and tying it all together.

So who keeps us healthy? Sometimes, even if we've looked after ourselves, we can still get poorly.

If we got really poorly, then we need to go and see a doctor so that they can help us to recover quickly.

They'll find out what's wrong with us and then either give us medicine to help us recover or tell us to rest.

Now there were some very important scientists who helped us throughout history, and these two people were called Mary Seacole and Edward Jenner.

They were around at very different times of history so let me talk you through.

This is a picture or a drawing of Mary Seacole and she was an amazing woman.

She was born in 1805 and she was British-Jamaican.

Most of her life was spent as a nurse and she also owned a hospital during the Crimean War.

This wasn't a hospital like a normal hospital that we have now.

It was very much set up for an emergency.

She cared for and treated the injured soldiers with her herbal remedies that she'd learned during her travels with her husband.

She realised that this was a crisis and the soldiers were not getting better and they weren't being looked after properly.

So she took it upon herself to build a hospital.

What an amazing woman! She realised that she wanted to dedicate her whole life to this.

Not only did she spend her time, she also used all of the money that she had to build the hospital and buy resources.

And towards the end of her life she had no money left because she'd spent it all looking after other people.


I wish I could be a little bit more like Mary Seacole when I'm older as well.

I wonder, do you think you could do something like that, team? Dedicate go whole life to looking after injured people who are not very well? I imagine it would be very difficult and very challenging.

Another very important person in the world of hygiene and health is Edward Jenner.

He was born in 1749.

He was a doctor who started to train very, very young.

When he was alive smallpox was a disease that killed nearly 10% of the whole population, which is very, very high.

He realised that this meant that lots of people were dying unnecessarily.

And what he did was he put something into the body of somebody who had smallpox but they survived.

And because of that he realised that what he put inside them was stopping them from getting poorly.

This was called a vaccine and it meant that it got rid of smallpox.

So when people took the vaccine, they were then what we call immune.

Can you say immune? Immune.

And immune means that your body won't get smallpox.

It means that your body won't get smallpox.

If you are immune it doesn't just mean smallpox though.

You could be immune to any disease that you have had a vaccine for.

So he discovered this vaccine, wow! And that meant thousands, if not millions of lives were saved because he discovered this vaccine.

So although he wasn't a doctor doing surgery, maybe he wasn't saving people inside the hospital, because he was a scientist who discovered the vaccine he saved thousands of lives.

Wow, what an amazing person.

Him and Mary Seacole are.

And here is a quote about Edward Jenner.

What do you think? "He saved more lives than the work of any other human." Do you think that's true? Hmm, maybe.

I want you to have a think about this quote for me and decide what do you think.


I think it might be true.

Maybe he really has saved more lives than the work of any other human.

Because although you could train to be a doctor, you only saved the lives of the patients that you meet.

Whereas because he discovered a vaccine there are thousands of people that benefited from the vaccine without ever actually meeting Edward Jenner.

And we still use that vaccine today and we have vaccines for all sorts of deadly diseases that we wouldn't have had if it wasn't for Edward Jenner.

So let's also now look at different scientists.

We've realised that Edward Jenner, Mary Seacole were not just doctors.

They were scientists.

Mary Seacole was a nurse and Edward Jenner was a doctor who became a scientist.

There are lots of different roles that you could be if you're a scientist.

You could be an epidemiologist.

There's that word again.

But what does an epidemiologist actually do? Well, they study diseases and they find vaccines for diseases that are killing lots of people.

Because if we have a vaccine then lots of lives can be saved.

You could also be a sports scientist.

A sports scientist use knowledge of how the body works to help people improve their sporting ability.

This could even include athletes for the Olympics.

If they want to get even faster at running or even higher at jumping they would go to a sport scientist to run tests on their body to see how they can improve.

Or you could be a nutritionist.

Nutritionists use their knowledge of food, diet, vitamins and minerals, and everything we put inside our bodies to help people eat a diet that has all of the things they need to be as healthy as they can be.

People would go to a nutritionist for all sorts of reasons.

Maybe they need to lose weight, maybe they want to be really healthy, or maybe you're an athlete who wants to be able to perform at your absolute best.

You would also want to go to a nutritionist to see which foods you need to eat for your body.

Wow, I wonder which of those scientists you'd like to be? Would you like to be an epidemiologist and study diseases or a sports scientist to help athletes train the best they can be or a nutritionist to learn all about food and the diet that people eat? Can you tell your screen which one would you like to be? Wow, I hope that you go on to do that when you're older.

How amazing.

Okay, I have a quick task for you.

Based on those different scientists, which one is these, are these descriptions describing? So let me read them to you.

This person uses knowledge of how the body works to help improve the health or sporting ability.

Can you tell your screen which type of scientist is that? Well done, a sports scientist.

Let's read the next one together.

Can you read your screen with me? This person uses their knowledge of science of food to help individuals and groups make the right choices about what they eat.

What type of scientist is that? Can you tell your screen? Well done, that is a nutritionist.

And lastly, this person, can you read with me? This person studies diseases that make us ill so that we can learn how to stop them spreading and to treat people who catch them.

What was that long word with seven syllables that we looked at at the start of the lesson? Well done, an epidemiologist.

Well done, everyone.

You are amazing.

Lenny The Lion here are so proud of you for all of your learning about human lifestyles.

I hope that you've learned something new that can help you to be a healthy version of yourself and that you can go on to tell people about what you've learned so they can be healthy as well.

I also hope you've enjoyed learning about all of the different scientists, both in history and scientists that you could become.

It's really important that we all think carefully about what STEM subjects we might want to go on and study in the future.

Particularly if you're a girl, because there aren't enough girls in STEM subjects.

So if you want to be a scientist then I hope that you go on to become a really fantastic scientist, because there are lots of scientists out there and lots of jobs that need filling by young girls and boys just like yourselves.

So good luck and I can't wait to see what scientists you go into in the future.

Well done everyone for your amazing learning.

I am so proud of you.

I'm going to give you a final cheer of the unit, and this I always save for special occasions, is the roller coaster cheer and it goes like this.

Going to strap myself in and then I'm going to go up the rollercoaster.


And there we go.

That's your roller coaster cheer for your unit on human lifestyles.

Well done everyone, bye!.