Human Locomotion Teacher Resources
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The People Behind the Statistics
Invite your class to experience human rights situations first hand. Following an introduction to human rights, class members read statements and categorize them as a whole class. They then work in small groups to prepare a role play as well as solutions for their role-played issue.
8th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Our Skeletal System
Through a research project, learners explore the skeletal system. First, they name the purpose of the skeletal system, to provide support, protection, and movement. Then, they conduct research using the sites listed to find out information about a particular part of the skeletal system.
Regents High School Examination: Living Environment 2003
The living environment, from the interior of a cell to the complex relationships among populations, are queried in this final examination. Learners look at air pollution maps, diagrams of cells, population graphs, and drawing of cells. They answer multiple choice, graphing, and written response style questions.
9th - 12th Science
Regents High School Examination: Living Environment 2009
Emerging ecologists need a full understanding of life, from the inner workings of a cell to the complex relationships among organisms. This examination is meant to assess high schoolers after an entire year course on the living environment.
9th - 12th Science
EXPLORING OUR HUMAN BODIES
Middle schoolers observe and investigate the human skeletal and muscle systems. They become aware of the versatility of movement as well as gain experience through the use of diagrams and hands on activities. An extensive vocabulary is covered within this activity too.
6th - 8th Science
Life Science: Exploring Our Human Bodies
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.
2nd - 4th Science
Humanities in Colonial and Revolutionary America
Young scholars demonstrate dances of colonial America. In this colonial American instructional activity, students learn forms of colonial social dancing including the Juba and Virginia Reel. Young scholars examine the history of the 2 dances as well.
8th - 11th Social Studies & History
New Review Transportation Systems
Learners analyze the evolution of cultural attitudes through the lens of transportation, examining several artifacts, documents, and photographs. Topics covered include how American attitudes have influenced society's evolution into a car-dependent society, how transportation affects the availability of goods, and transportation for the future.
8th - 12th Science CCSS: Designed
A New Life Convention
Students create a presentation and package of materials based on their research to be presented at a fictional science conference. Given a specific scenario, students research various body systems and how they work in conjunction. Their findings are presented to the class at their science conference.
5th - 6th Science
Inside Outside: Habitats and Human Organ Systems
Learners examine the way habitats and human organ systems function. In groups, they role play the role of a government group assigned to determine if a settlement can make their home in a specific area. They must discover how humans and the environment might be effected if the area is settled.
4th - 5th Health
Thomas Eakins: Scenes From Modern Life Lesson 2: Studies in Motion
Learners investigate the motion studies of Thomas Eakins. They design motion studies as Eakins did using photography. They use digital photography to capture human motion and draw a representation.
9th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts
Learners 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.
9th - 12th Health
Growth of a Revolution-The Industrial Revolution
How did changes of the agricultural revolution in eighteenth century Great Britain influence the Industrial Revolution that followed? How were inventions and processes of the Industrial Revolution interrelated? This resource includes a few activities that ask learners to analyze the progression of events during this period as well as information and graphics regarding important historical themes.
6th - 9th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
The Legacy of Emerson and Thoreau
Eleventh graders are introduced to Transcendentalism through the writing of Emerson and Thoreau. They keep a journal in which they respond to quotes and prompts. Students write longer essays on conformity, being alone and a "field trip" to the woods.
11th English Language Arts
A Likely and Unlikely Match: Frida and Diego
Delve into the fascinating relationship between Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera using this resource. Learners discuss the lives of these famous artists, and talk about the ways Frida Kahlo incorporated elements of this tumultuous relationship into her artwork.
9th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts