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The Human Body
Explore the human body through hands-on activities. Young learners will trace their bodies and place cut out body organs in the proper place, print patterns using cut fruit, sing songs about good nutrition, and use their five senses during many movement and art activities based on getting to know body parts and their function.
Pre-K - K Visual & Performing Arts 78 Views 516 Downloads
Ego Trip- Exploring the Inner Workings of the Human Body
Students gain an understanding of how systems and organs in the human body work. They create their own fictional account of a trip through the human body, and describe one response the body makes to stimuli.
5th - 8th Science 39 Views 260 Downloads
Human Body Presentations
A presentation about the human body is a great way to end your unit on the body system. Sixth graders will use Microsoft Publisher, Prezi, and other video resources to create a presentation showcasing what they know about the major functions and parts of the body system.
6th Science 16 Views 56 Downloads
Middle and high schoolers solve a riddle about the appendix, and explore the paradox surrounding this organ. They research other human body organs to create a paper model of the human body, and write riddles highlighting identifying characteristics of each.
6th - 12th Science 17 Views 130 Downloads
Human Body Series - Digestive System
With articles entitled, "What's Puke?" and "What is a Fart?" this digestive system lesson is sure to be a gas! Elementary anatomists do a belly dance to illustrate how food moves through the digestive system and then design a board game in which the board is shaped like the organs involved.
3rd - 5th Science 235 Views 258 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Human Body Regulation
The human body can regulate itself through sweating and resting. Learners with visual impairments discuss how the body changes when it is under stress and what it does to regulate itself. To start, kids use talking thermometers to take their temperatures.
6th - 12th Special Education 38 Views 48 Downloads
Human Body Series - Respiratory System
Elementary schoolers play a respiratory relay toss in order to take in the respiratory system! They also create their own question cards based on several kid-friendly online articles about breathing and the health of the lungs. They use their cards to play a board game, Take a Breath!
3rd - 5th Science 98 Views 241 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
The Human Body
A 'People Scavenge' activity gets young scholars out of their seat and in search for their peers, in order to discover differences among themselves. Prior to the hunt, students will complete a skit based on a portion of the Bible. The young scholars have a discussion based upon their findings from the scavenger hunt, the skits, and the reading from the Bible.
4th - 6th Social Studies & History 3 Views 4 Downloads
Draw Inside The Human Body
Students engage in a activity that is concerned with the drawing of the anatomy of the human body. They conduct research using a variety of resources and create a drawing on the ground with sidewalk chalk. Students also view models of the body as an aide for the drawing.
2nd - 5th Health 8 Views 17 Downloads
Crossword Puzzle - Human Body
A 20-prompt body systems crossword gives life science learners a compact overview of different organs and specialized cells within them. Some require filling in the blanks, while others require vocabulary recognition. Use it as a review at the end of your human body systems unit as a quiz or review tool.
5th - 8th Science 19 Views 12 Downloads
Heads, Shoulders, Knees, and Toes
The identification of various parts of the human body is the focus of this biology lesson. Young scientists sing the song "Head, Shoulders, Knees, and Toes," and trace the human body onto butcher paper. Additionally, they label the parts of the body from the song.
K - 2nd Visual & Performing Arts 4 Views 43 Downloads
Refining the Why? Turning Student Questions into Research
Middle schoolers have years of experience when it comes to how their bodies work. Surely they have some questions as well. Here is an opportunity for them to practice the scientific method in an attempt to answer some of those questions. Collaborative groups settle on a question, design and conduct an experiment, and analyze data to answer the question.
6th - 9th Science 11 Views 12 Downloads
Human Body Review System
Middle schoolers conduct Internet research to determine how the functions of the human body work together. Students research the following systems and their functions: musculoskeletal, cardiovascular, endocrin and nervous, digestive and circulatory, excretory, reproductive, respiratory, immune.
6th - 8th Science 27 Views 79 Downloads
Systems of the Human Body
Learners research systems of the human body. In this biology lesson, students read the book Yucky Story and identify the systems of the human body. Learners create a Powerpoint presentation to demonstrate their knowledge of the content.
5th - 6th Science 30 Views 146 Downloads
"The Human Body"
Young scholars examine what is healthy and unhealthy to the human body. They read and discuss the "A Healthy Menu" section of the book "The Human Body," develop a class of list of healthy and unhealthy things for the body, and write out instructions for treating an emergency.
3rd - 5th Health 3 Views 24 Downloads
It is fascinating to learn about apoptosis and the fact that cells are able to destroy themselves without any external influence. Sal creates interest in the huge number of cells and the complexity of the human body. The likelihood of a mutation causing a problem is small, and that mutation would have to be within the genes controlling self-destruction and replication.
13 mins 10th - 12th Science 10 Views 39 Downloads