Childhood is a time for exploring different things and make sense of the world around us. Sometimes it only takes a little spark to ignite a lifelong passion in a subject matter. Perhaps this exploration and journey may lead to a future career in Dentistry?

This creative project based learning (PBL) challenge is a fun printable worksheet set to encourage young children and students to find out more about the field of Dentistry and take a deeper look at world of dental medicine.

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Printable & Activity Objectives

Age: 8 to 9 year olds, Activity Time: 6-8 hours, Items Needed: Colouring and writing pencils.

In this activity, your child will learn about the field of Dentistry and what dentists do, and the history of dental health in general by completing nine related research challenges.

It will help your child or student:

  • Learn about human oral biology with particular focus on teeth.
  • Learn about the history of dental health and developments in dental hygiene products and technologies.
  • Learn about Dentistry as a profession and as a field of study.
  • Improve his/her online and offline research skills.

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How to Get Started

Simple steps to start:

  • Research and find out more about the general history of dental/oral health and the field of Dentistry. Here's a animated video about Dentistry and the different specialisations:

Here's a fun video about teeth facts and the history of dentistry:

Here's an interesting video which depicts the evolution of teeth from the days of the dinosaur:

  • Get started on the printable worksheets!

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What's in the Printable Worksheet Pack

This printable project based learning (PBL) pack consists of 3 printable worksheets for your students or children to spark their interest in Dentistry. Here's what it consists of:

  • 1 Interest Sparklers Challenge Sheet with 9 Dentistry related challenges to complete.
  • 2 Challenge Information Sheets to record research information.

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