These questions are linked to the
'Who am I ? ' theme:
Suck it and see - Is it true
that you become drunk faster if you
drink through a straw?
Pain in the leg - Why do muscles
hurt more the second day after exercise?
Five live - Why do we have
five fingers on each hand and five
toes on each foot?
Flat-footed - The human foot
evolved to walk unaided. So why are
shoes designed with heels that are
thicker than the rest of the sole?
Bodily breeding - How many
different species live on or in the
average human being and what is there
Pointless - Why do men have
Crinkle tips - Why does your
skin become wrinkled after a long
spell in water?
Night growth - Why are we
taller in the morning than at night?
Itching power - How does scratching
Sex secret - Why do women
live longer than men?
Answers suggested by the New Scientist
website readers can be downloaded
We know that pupils like and learn
from good quizzes. There are many
sources of questions that you can
use interactively on the web, or take
for your own quizzes in the classroom.
you written them already?
you like to produce an interactive
quiz that pupils will benefit from
for years to come?
Please contact us about writing quiz
resources for future CDROMs.
A simple format which you can easily
adapt is the PowerPoint presentation
'Who wants to be a scientist?'
Based on a well-known quiz format,
these questions are linked to the
'Who am I ? ' activities
included on this CDROM.
These take a little researching.
Make it a good prize and have pupils
enter in teams with an entry fee.
This could be Science Year's contribution
to any charity fundraising event that
your school is involved in.
These web links take you to a range
of sites that include questions and
quizzes for pupils.
Interactive quizzes for primary pupils
on a range of topics. Try the insects
movie and quiz if Year 6 pupils are
following 'Environment' from the 'Passport'
bridging project (US spelling).
Interactive quizzes and other resources.
Quiz worksheets to print out.
Lists sites with quizzes.
On-line quizzes or take the questions
for use in your classroom.
Should your school website be here?
Let us know.
North Chadderton High School resources-for-free
includes multiple-choice questions
A range of quizzes including a quick
one on Ancient Greeks if Year 6 pupils
are following 'Golden Ratio' from
the 'Passport' bridging project.
Lists sites of revision question
pages with a specific science section.