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"I can move" but why?
Students analyze the movements they can do with their bones, muscles and joints. They explore, have discovery and review knowledge of movement. Students are asked to find their personal space.
Human Body Systems
Seventh graders investigate the structure and function of body systems and their inter-relationships. They draw and label the major body systems, observe demonstrations of various body systems, define key vocabulary terms, and compare and contrast the various systems.
Diversity And Adaptations Of Organisms
Seventh graders demonstrate the processes of science by posing questions and investigating phenomena through language, methods and instruments of science. They study the body features or systems of several animals.
The Crusty Fossils
Students identify some of the different species of crabs and tell how they adapt themselves to their environment. They discuss the evolution and stages of development of the crabs. They identify the Phylum Arthropoda and the Class Crustacea.
The Muscle System
In this biology worksheet, 9th graders define striated and identify if the muscles of chicken's leg are striated or smooth. Then they determine how the muscles of a chicken leg are attached to the bones. Students also cut muscles away from joint and count the number of bundles they have from the leg.
In this human tissue worksheet, learners read about the 4 different tissue types in the body. Students read 4 pages about the types.
Students discover an owl's diet. In this animal science lesson, students observe owl pellets, determining what the owl ate. Students put together the owl's food chain, after determining the animals in the owl's diet.
Puppet on a String: An Engaging Look at Movement
Young scholars examine how muscles can work together with joints. For this movement lesson students use a marionette to observe how muscles work.
Nutrition in Me!
Third graders explain the basic healthy eating and physical activity concepts. In this healthy lifestyles lesson, 3rd graders describe two main components of a healthy lifestyle, demonstrate two different types of physical activity, and explore the MyPyramid.
Students use the web to explain how the bones serve as protection for organs in the body and recognize some of the bone structure that protect certain organs. They comprehend the different structure and functions of support tissue interconnectivly.
To Tell The Truth
Students create a faux ivory napkin ring using art supplies and knowledge gained from in-class discussions and teacher supplied information in this art lesson easily adaptable to a Social Studies or Language Arts classroom.
Celebrating the Day of the Dead
Students explore the artwork of the Indo-Hispanic holiday of Day of the Dead. They view images, define key vocabulary terms, and plan and create a two- and three-dimensional sculptural figure.
In this biology trivia worksheet, learners write short answers to 101 questions about animal classification, human anatomy, animal facts, and attributes of organisms.
Introduction to Pinning Insects
Learners are introduced to how to properly pin insects by reviewing insect morphology, insect orders and recognizing that the second and third thoracic segments contain large locomotor muscles that bind to the pin.
An Introduction to the Bones, Muscles and Skin
Student survey their classmates on three facts they know about the muscular, skeletal and integumentary system. In this life science lesson, 7th graders research an assigned body system and develop a creative presentation of their findings. They share their work in class.
Students take a close examine animals' skeletons to see how their pelvis and femur work together for movement. By investigating their skeletons students discover the placement and functions of our own bodies. They use owl pellets in this lab.
ESL: World Kidney Day
In this ESL holiday worksheet, students read 2 paragraphs about World Kidney Day, then complete a variety of comprehension word activities related to the article. Page is on a site with links to additional activities.
In this body movement learning exercise, students draw a chain diagram that describes the process of moving some part of the body including the bones, muscles, and joints and the nervous system.
Free Speech Comes At a Price
Students use communicative activity strategy, Go, Ask and Tell, or more traditional whole text comprehension activity to read, discuss and explore issues in article, Free Speech Comes at a Price, by Hugh Mackay.
In this going places worksheet, students read the passages provided and answer the given questions. Students answer questions as it relates to the skeletal system, puberty, and microorganisms.