Anatomy and Physiology Teacher Resources
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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 80 Views 520 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 41 Views 261 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
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 242 Views 262 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
The Human Body
A 'People Scavenge' activity gets students 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 students 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
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 22 Views 15 Downloads
Draw Inside The Human Body
Students engage in a lesson 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 9 Views 18 Downloads
Human Body Series - Bones, Muscles, and Joints
Strengthen understanding of the musculoskeletal system with a structured lesson! Begin with a discussion of bones, joints, and muscles. Have small groups read assigned articles and watch videos to gather information and then write a radio commentary of how the body parts work in a sports action.
3rd - 5th Science 227 Views 282 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Human Body Series - Cardiovascular System
Pump up your class while studying the cardiovascular system with this pair of activities. In one, learners record heart rates during different actions. In the second, they read kid-friendly heart health articles online and then write a haiku reflecting what they learned.
3rd - 5th Science 140 Views 145 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
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 18 Views 131 Downloads
Heads, Shoulders, Knees, and Toes
The identification of various parts of the human body is the focus of this biology instructional activity. 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 12 Views 13 Downloads
Students examine how antibiotics work and why they are effective. For this antibiotic lesson, students discover that when harmful germs get inside the body, the immune system may not be strong enough to fight the germs off. Students play a game helping them understand how antibiotics help the immune system fight off germs.
3rd - 12th Science 25 Views 51 Downloads
First Graders practice using the names of body parts by finding pictures and placing them in the correct position on a life-size outline of a human body. These type of hands-on lessons are one of the best ways for young learners to truly grasp what is being taught to them.
K - 1st Science 7 Views 67 Downloads
Human Body Riddle
The human body can be a mystery, or at least a riddle. Fifth graders pair up and use Photostory to create a riddle relating to a human body part and how it functions in the body system. They will compose a riddle, use a story board, take photos, then upload their riddle and photos to Photostory where they will publish and share their completed project.
5th Science 3 Views 14 Downloads
Human Body Organ Systems
Introduce human anatomy to your class, and then assign each group an organ system to research. Referencing books and the Internet, each group collaborates to develop a presentation using at least three different media. Their presentations are shared with the rest of the class so that everyone learns about each organ system.
7th - 9th Science 13 Views 113 Downloads
Systems of the Human Body
Students research systems of the human body. In this biology lesson, students read the book Yucky Story and identify the systems of the human body. Students create a Powerpoint presentation to demonstrate their knowledge of the content.
5th - 6th Science 30 Views 146 Downloads