How Sun Smart Are You?
For this health worksheet, students investigate the best ways to protect themselves from UV sun radiation by completing 10 questions. Students draw a person at the beach with appropriate protective gear. This page is from Australia.
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How the Body Works: Muscles
Viewers visit the gym where two kids and a body-building adult are working out. The characters discuss three types of muscles: smooth, cardiac, and skeletal. With middle school humor, colorful animation, and clear information, viewers...
7 mins 4th - 8th Science CCSS: Adaptable
How the Body Works—Skin
Take an elevator down under the surface of the skin! Animations show that new skin cells are formed and the old ones are shed in the epidermis, how melanin provides color and nerves and blood vessels reside in the dermis, and what the...
6 mins 4th - 8th Science CCSS: Adaptable
How the Body Works—Teeth
In the setting of a variety show, Nurb sings onstage about human teeth. He goes through the progression of how they grow, when they are lost, and when wisdom teeth come in. He chirps about the different types of teeth and what roles they...
4 mins 4th - 8th Science CCSS: Adaptable
How the Body Works: Endocrine Glands
Mr. Glandman will not put your class to sleep as he explains the endocrine system. This simply animated cartoon showcases a leotard-donned super hero as he explains to a responsive audience how glands release hormones and instruct cells...
6 mins 3rd - 8th Science CCSS: Adaptable
How the Body Works: The Heart
Where is the heart? What does it do? What other organs help it carry out its function? Here is a hearty little video that answers such questions! With a casual tone and colorful animation, elementary and middle schoolers will fall in...
2 mins 4th - 8th Science CCSS: Adaptable
How the Body Works - The Urinary System
This preview of the full-length video on the urinary system is not a waste! Though it's short, it succinctly introduces viewers to the roles of the kidneys, ureter, bladder, and urethra. A reading article, quiz, fill-in-the-blank, and...
2 mins 4th - 7th Science CCSS: Adaptable