Scientists and doctors tried many unorthodox and gruesome practices before stumbling upon the revolutionary treatments and causes for illness that we know today, many of which Adam Kay talks about in his new book Kay’s Marvellous Medicine. Here are five of them.
From the most unbelievable factual realities to science-inspired adventures, wannabe scientists will love getting stuck into this book pile. There's even a book to help you concoct the most marvellous of experiments!
Games & activities
Are you currently learning about the inner workings of the human body? It's gross, right? But fascinating! So, we've put together this Kay's Anatomy activity pack to help you with your understanding of human biology. Perfect for KS2 and KS3 students.
The human body is a strange and extraordinary place. There's so much going on inside our bodies – so how much do you really know? Take our quiz to find out! We can guarantee you'll learn some fascinating facts along the way.
If you're anything like us, you're probably bursting with questions about the human body! It is a fascinating (and gruesome) place after all. Luckily, former doctor Adam Kay has answered a myriad of questions in his guide Kay's Anatomy.
Adam Kay is an award-winning writer and former non-award-winning junior doctor. His first book "This is Going to Hurt: Secret Diaries of a Junior Doctor" was a Sunday Times number one bestseller for over a year and has sold over 2.5 million copies. It has been translated into 37 languages and is winner of four National Book Awards, including Book of the Year, and will be a major new comedy drama for BBC/AMC starring Ben Whishaw. His second book "Twas the Nightshift Before Christmas" was an instant Sunday Times number one bestseller and sold over 500,000 copies in its first few weeks. His compilation "Dear NHS" raised over £250k for charity. His record-breaking debut children's book "Kay's Anatomy" was published in October 2020.
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