growth boy and bubbleHuman growth is a fascinating topic but it includes an enormous amount of information. Fortunately, there are several things that help you to understand a great deal about human growth:


  • You have experienced it! You know that you mature physically, emotionally, and in your ability to think and solve problems.
  • You know a great deal about growth from watching the world around you (animals, plants, even buildings tell us things about growth).

What is biology? A definition: Biology is the study of life.

Origin of the word? Early 19th century: coined in German, via French from Greek bios ’life’ + -logyOlogy is a word ending (suffix) meaning ‘the study of ..’.


Do you have to complete an assignment or study for a test?

For success, you will need to do more than merely complete these sheets. Revise your notes and refer to your textbook to make sure you learn what your course requires. Find more information and explanations at BBC Bitesize.


Science is very organised and logical so learning about biology is far easier if you use such frameworks as timelines, cycles and tables when taking notes.

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Some help with learning vocabulary and spellingYears 3-5 Growth Revision Sheet 1 CrosswordYears 3-5 Growth Revision Sheet 1a With HintsYears 3-5 Growth Revision Sheet 2 Word MatchYears 9-10 Growth Revision Sheet 2 Word Match

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