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- Damaris M., Teacher
- Downey, CA
Human Locomotion Teacher Resources
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Students explore the concept of the human body. They complete a variety of activities concerning the function of various organs. They listen to their heartbeat with a stethoscope, examine how muscles work during a game of tag, and play a game in which they identify the bones of the body.
Students perform a dance (La Raspa) from a different culture while maintaining a steady beat, sing "Halloween Night" with accurate pitch and good breath support, and imitate a body percussion part for the song "Monster Mash" in this Halloween music lesson for the elementary classroom.
Students study how natural selection may have favored bipedal locomotion in the hominid lineage. They observe how different animals move and how their feet are uniquely adapted to their movements. They design a mini-experiment where they are comparing how long it takes to complete the tasks.