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Human Body Regulation
Students investigate how the human body self-regulates to maintain a stable internal environment despite changes in the external environment -- a process called homeostasis.
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Refining the Why? Turning Student Questions into Research
Middle schoolers have years of experience when it comes to how their bodies work. Surely they have some questions as well. Here is an opportunity for them to practice the scientific method in an attempt to answer some of those questions....
6th - 9th Science
Survival: The Human Body in Extreme Environments
Students name and describe the major systems that work together as a unity to monitor and regulate the human body as it goes about its business of securing the essential requirements for life. They identify specific human features and/or...
7th - 8th Science
Biology Training Conclusion
Gravity is just one consideration when determining human habitability on a new planet. The instructional activity connects four different units and starts with connecting the various systems: planetary systems, human body systems, etc....
5th - 8th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Investigation: Pollution Prevention Is Disease Prevention
Plenty of background information about how air pollution affects much more than just our lungs is included on this attractive handout. After reading, pupils make a working model of a lung and diaphragm. Junior physicians place a small...
4th - 6th Science CCSS: Adaptable