Body Systems Comparison
In this body systems activity, students complete a graphic organizer by comparing the body system structure and function of an earthworm, grasshopper, and frog.
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You Gotta Have Heart: Congenital Heart Defects and Heart Surgery
Assess anatomists' understanding of the structure of the mammalian heart by giving a pretest. Have them visit some websites to further learn about heart anatomy. Then take them into the laboratory to perform a dissection so that they get...
9th - 12th Science
Exploring Solar Systems Across the Universe
Scientists have theorized that our solar system formed 4.6 billion years ago. In this pair of activities, learners first hypothesize how our solar system was formed. Using this information, groups then determine how scientists search for...
9th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Why Is My Body Temperature 37 Degrees?
We are all different, yet have essentially the same body temperature. The video explains why 37 is the magic number. It details the impact of temperature on fungus and viruses. It also mentions what happens if your temperature goes too...
2 mins 9th - 12th Science
The Digestive System
The human body produces about 1.7 liters of saliva a day to aid in digestion. The digestive systems of different organisms are examined in a video that follows the digestive path, beginning with acids, moves to the importance of surface...
12 mins 9th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable