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1,039 resources with the concept human body systems

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The Nervous System

For Students 9th - 12th
Human biology beginners label colorful diagrams of the neuron, the reflex pathway, and the brain. They list steps in the action potential process, and describe several different neurotransmitters. This worksheet guides learners through...
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A Pill with a View

For Teachers 5th - 12th
Students brainstorm a list of potential uses for micro-video technologies. After reading an article, they analyze the development of a new pill-sized camera. In groups, they create a children's book that shows them the various systems of...
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My Cute Little Heart Beat

For Teachers Pre-K - K
Grover discusses the heart in this short video. He uses a stethoscope to listen to his heartbeat and discusses the positive effects of exercise.
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Blood and Circulation

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Whether you use this to lecture on the circulatory system, or assign it for individuals to view, you will be pleased with this PowerPoint. The author invested a lot of time to make it educational, but also entertaining with humorous...
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Blood Vessels

For Teachers 9th - 12th
A series of diagrams and photographs is a vivid tool for delivering a lesson about blood vessels. Each slide has notes for the lecturer to use to explain each slide. Your young biologists will increase their understanding of the...
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A Tour Through the Circulatory System

For Teachers 7th
Use Microsoft Publisher to create a brochure tracing the path blood flows through the body. Working in cooperative groups, seventh graders use creative writing skills to create a "travel" brochure written from the viewpoint of a drop of...
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Circulatory Systems

For Teachers 9th - 11th
Excellent diagrams, labels and summaries make this resource be valuable to your students throughout the topic of circulation. All types of circulation vessels are explained, their structure and function is detailed, and the overall...
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The Human Body

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
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...
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The Human Body

For Teachers Pre-K - K
Explore the human body through hands-on activities. Young learners will trace their bodies and place cut out body organs in the proper place, print patterns using cut fruit, sing songs about good nutrition, and use their five senses...
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Human Body Presentations

For Teachers 6th
A presentation about the human body is a great way to end your unit on the body system. Sixth graders will use Microsoft Publisher, Prezi, and other video resources to create a presentation showcasing what they know about the major...
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Bent Out of Joint!

For Teachers 3rd
A well-designed lesson on the skeletal system awaits your students. They perform hands-on explorations of common items, view a PowerPoint presentation, and utilize other visuals to be able to identify a hinge, ball and socket, and...
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Organs and Tissues of the Immune System

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
It's virus-fighting time! Pupils learn how viruses attack and reproduce and how the immune system works to protect the body. They identify unfamiliar terms and tissues and organs of the immune system. Working in small groups, scholars...
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Gusty: The Gut Microbiome Card Game

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Build up your gut. Groups up to four play a card game to learn more about the microbiome in the gut. Learners try to build a healthy gut with their cards. The player acquiring six microbes without any pathogens wins the game. 
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How Much Does Smoking Really Cost?

For Teachers 5th Standards
Following a brief survey about tobacco, scholars examine a fact sheet to answer questions about the substance. A practice page challenges the class to determine the cost of the habit using money math. Pupils discuss their findings...
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Puberty: Grades 3-5

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
With puberty comes lots of changes to one's body. Scholars explore those changes with two lessons that examine the role of the pituitary gland and hormones. In the first lesson, pupils take on the role of the pituitary gland, write a...
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The Amazing Skeletal System

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
A video sparks learners' interests in the skeletal system. After discussing the purpose of having bones, pupils examine a sample paper skeleton then build their own in pairs. Class members independently build a second skeleton, paying...
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Urinalysis

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
What do lab tests reveal about a patient's health? Scholars perform a simulated urinalysis on two different patients by testing color, pH, glucose levels, and protein levels. Then, they compare their findings to what they know passes...
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Concepts of Biology – 1st Canadian Edition

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
How diverse are living things? Individuals explore topics such as cells as the foundation for life, cell division and genetics, molecular biology, and animal reproduction using an open resource Biology textbook. They learn key terms...
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Utah Open Textbook: 7th Grade Science

For Students 7th Standards
Physical and biological factors affect everyday living. Scholars explore concepts such as electromagnetic forces, motion, the rock cycle, and geological changes. They examine cells as the building blocks of life and how organisms...
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Hierarchy

For Teachers 5th
A system is only as good as the sum of its parts! Young scholars explore the components of the different body systems using a hands-on lesson. The lesson helps learners build an understanding that there is a hierarchy of components in...
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Excretory System

For Teachers 5th
Not a waste of time or energy! Introduce young scholars to one of the waste eliminating systems of the body in a hands-on lesson exploration. The 14th lesson in a 21-part series asks groups to build models of the excretory system...
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Milk—How Sweet Is It?

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Have you ever wondered why some people are lactose intolerant? Participants test simulated patients in a hands-on lab activity to find out! They learn about lactose intolerance by performing an experiment, analyzing data, and drawing...
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Intracellular Infection by Salmonella

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Bacteria are pesky little organisms that can often easily infect us. But how? Salmonella bacteria literally gets under our skin. Viewers see how the dangerous bacteria protects itself from defense mechanisms inside the cell.
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How Do Muscles Get the Energy They Need for Athletic Activity?

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Every muscle movement requires energy, but where does that energy come from? Scholars answer this question and more as they complete a worksheet. By following the directions, completing research, and discussing it as a class, they begin...