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- Leisa B., Teacher
- Newark, NJ
Integumentary System Teacher Resources
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It is only six short slides, but an acceptable outline of the integumentary system. General facts about the system, layers, sublayers, and functions are listed as bullet-points. What would make this presentation more engaging for your human anatomy learners would be to add visuals such as photographs or diagrams.
For this integumentary system worksheet, 9th graders list the two major layers of the skin and name the type of tissue composing each layer. Then they describe the structure and function of the hypodermis. Students also list three types of skin cancer and the characteristics for each.
Student survey their classmates on three facts they know about the muscular, skeletal and integumentary system. In this life science lesson plan, 7th graders research an assigned body system and develop a creative presentation of their findings. They share their work in class.
Students examine organisms that are composed of tissues, organs, and systems. They dissect a fetal pig and explore the assigned organs systems such as the skeletal, muscular, and circulatory organs. Students identify and explain their organ and its function to other their peers.
Students discover advances in biomedical technology such as transdermal delivery and other non-invasive procedures. In lab activities, they examine how medication is given and how molecules travel, observe electrophoresis, and conduct several experiments in groups. In another activity, students inspect how drugs are delivered through a stent and how catheters and angioplasty balloons are inserted.