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An incredible series of lessons on the human body is here for you! Young scientists explore various websites, construct a skeleton using macaroni, compare/contrast a frog skeleton to a human skeleton, label the main parts of the human body, and create a clay model heart. Wow! What a lesson!
Using an article about the toxicity of uranium exposure, learners discuss how the precautionary principle relates to epidemiologic studies. They analyze exposure data displayed in graphs and write descriptions of the results. You will need to track the article down online since the link does not take you to it. A four-page worksheet is provided which includes background information, diagrams, data tables, and a series of questions to answer.
After listening to your lecture while wearing earplugs, give high schoolers a pop quiz. Have them remove earplugs, grade the quizzes, and then discuss how different life would be with limited hearing ability. Pupils review how waves work, and then participate in a jigsaw to teach each other how hearing occurs. This 18-page resource does not include the overhead transparency mentioned, but it provides a tremendous amount of material for studying hearing with your health, biology, or physics classes.