Active Lives: The Insulin Discovery

Active Lives – Biographies on Stage: The Insulin Discovery

The story of Dr Frederick Banting and Charles Best is one of co-operation and conflict. Read about this scientific partnership, then breathe life into these characters on stage.


A dynamic literacy program.

Intended for Years 4-8, Active Lives combines the human-interest appeal of biographies with the hands-on action of plays.


Each Active Lives book contains:

  • A two-spread non-fiction report on an important historical event or time
  • Two one-spread biographies on the two main characters from the historical event
  • A nine-spread play based on the historical event and featuring the characters from the biographies plus supporting characters
  • A non-fiction feature spread
  • Notes on source material
  • A glossary.
SKU: 45413
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SKU: 45413

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