Guinness World Records - Officially Amazing

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Why Guinness World Records Resources?

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Science - Our Bodies

Did you know...your heart is slightly smaller than the size of your clenched fist?

Our Bodies uses this and more amazing record breaking facts featured in Guinness World Records 2013 to get pupils to think about how humans and other animals are unique before creating a class census.

Supports the teaching and learning of Science for pupils aged 7 - 11 years

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History - Times Like These

Did you know...the oldest leather shoe discovered is 5,500 years old?

Times Like These uses this and more amazing record breaking facts featured in Guinness World Records 2013 to help pupils find out about the past since 1930 and to understand and compare how we live now to how people lived in the past by composing a letter to a child from the 1930s.

Supports the teaching and learning of History for pupils aged 7 - 11 years

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PE - Goal-makers, Record-breakers.

Did you know...you will spend an average of 160 days doing sport and outdoor activities in your lifetime?

Goal-makers, Record-breakers uses this and more amazing record breaking facts featured in Guinness World Records 2013 to give pupils the chance to devise, organise promote and adjudicate their own sporting record attempts.

Supports the teaching and learning of PE for pupils aged 7 - 11 years

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Geography - Where in the World?

Did you know...about 97% of the surface water on Earth is Ocean?

Where in the World? uses this and more amazing record breaking facts featured in Guinness World Records 2013 to encourage pupils to find out more about the climates, populations and other amazing facts about places on our planet before creating their own travel brochures using the interactive Guinness World Records map (link to map and local area record finder)

Supports the teaching and learning of Geography for pupils aged 7 - 11 years

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Design & Technology - Strong Structures

Did you know...you will use an average of 480 toilet rolls in your lifetime?

Strong Structures uses this and more amazing record breaking facts featured in Guinness World Records 2013 to help pupils look at and learn about different structures and buildings including some of the World's largest and strongest before creating and designing their own structures in a D&T challenge.

Supports the teaching and learning of Design & Technology for pupils aged 7 - 11 years

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