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140 resources with the concept organ systems

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How To Make an Artificial Organ

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine the advances made in technology with regard to prosthetics and replacement organs and limbs. They describe the anatomy and functions of different organs and create their own artificial organ. They defend and present...
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The Human Body Corporation

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Students, as employees (organs) of the Human Body Corporation, try to avoid being "fired" by writing a letter defending their position in the company. They describe their function in the company and how the company would fail without them.
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Skin as an Organ

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students are introduced to human skin as an organ of the body with many roles, functions and interactions with other organs. They investigate the integumentary system in groups and complete a worksheet with their findings.
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The Human Body Lesson

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Students identify features of the human body, explore needs of the human body by explaining the importance of good health in relationship to the body, and study functions and care of the human body and its organs.
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Digestive System, a Kinesthetic Lesson

For Teachers 6th - 11th
Students actively act out an aspect of the digestive tract on two parallel strips of tape on the floor 3-4 feet apart and width of classroom which represent the digestive tract.
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A Walk Through the Gut

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students explain what happens to food as it passes through the digestive system. They have a 3x5 index card representing food, which he / she carries to stations around the room. Each station represents one of the organs of the digestive...
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Human Body Skit

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students demonstrate their understanding of various body systems by writing and performing skits. The skits may include an illness, various body systems, doctors, organs, etc.
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Transpiration

For Teachers 9th - 11th
Students investigate and study the different systems of a plant. In this biology activity, students define, transpiration, roots, xylem and other important parts of a plant cell. They discuss the process a plant goes through taking up...
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Chancing it

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders examine different transplant types and estimate the possible outcomes.  In this biology instructional activity students discuss donors and transplants then divide into groups and complete a worksheet.
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Body Organs: Matching

For Students 5th - 12th
In this body organs worksheet, students match body organs with their functions. Students complete 19 matches total on this body organs worksheet.
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Human Organ Systems

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine the organ systems in the body and their roles.  In this human body lesson students explain the functions of the nervous system.
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Design of Adaptive Prosthetics

For Teachers 9th
Ninth graders work together to create a presentation of a prosthetic device.  In this prosthetic lesson students design a portfolio of the steps in creating a prosthetic device. 
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Building a Circulation City

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students examine how the workings of the human circulatory system were discovered.  In this circulation lesson plan students view a  video, divide into groups and act out their given system. 
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The Gift of Life

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Students recreate a cell using everyday objects. In this cells lesson plan, students research the internet and observe a PowerPoint on cells, tissues, and organs, and recreate a cell.
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Human Body Organ Systems

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Young scholars research a specific topic on the human anatomy. In this anatomy lesson plan students are in groups and create a presentation on the organ system they have been assigned.
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Human Body Quiz

For Students 6th - 11th
In this human body worksheet, students complete short answer questions about the organs in the body and their functions. Students complete 20 questions.
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The Living Environment

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders show what they know about plant and animal cells. In this cell project lesson, 6th graders get to choose a project based on their learning style. They can create a visual representation of cells, auditory forms, or build a...
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Organs and What They Do - Lecture

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students read information about the internal organs and body systems. In this organs and systems lesson, students read descriptions of the heart, lungs, stomach, small and large intestine, and liver and gall bladder. Students study...
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Organ Systems

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders study organ systems. For this organ systems lesson, 6th graders watch a PowerPoint about organs, cells, and tissues. Students then work in groups to create a presentation that shows the organ system. Students discuss the...
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Exploring the Circulatory System

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders complete activities to study the circulatory system. In this human body systems lesson, 6th graders complete a game of '20 Questions' for the circulatory system using a PowerPoint presentation. Students complete a heart...
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Human Organ Systems

For Students 4th - 5th
For this human organ systems worksheet, students write the organ system that is described in the first 5 sentences. Students match the body parts to the organ system and write them in the chart.
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Effects of Alcohol Use

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders identify short and long term effects of alcohol use. In this effects of alcohol lesson plan, 5th graders participate in activities to understand what it feels like to have alcohol in their system. With the teacher they make...
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Your Heart and Lungs

For Students 2nd - 3rd
In this heart and lungs instructional activity, students have a partner trace their body shape onto a large roll of paper. Students then draw in their heart and lungs. Students draw in their sense organs.
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Endocrine Guide

For Students 7th - 8th
In this endocrine guide worksheet, students use provided resources to fill in the blank as it relates to the endocrine system. Students complete a chart that gives the location of glands, the hormones released, functions, and the target...