Human Body Series-Diabetes
In this diabetes learning exercise, student illustrate in 9 boxes the work the pancreas does and the appreciation the student has for the pancreas. They use a "Pancreas on Strike" handout to show the work the pancreas does in their illustrations.
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Human Body Series - The Digestive System Quiz (Grades 6 to 8)
Get those gastric juices going with a delicious quiz on the digestive system! Middle school learners fill in the blanks about the process of digestion, the function of different organs and fluids, and problems that can occur with the...
6th - 8th Health
Human Body Series - Mouth and Teeth Quiz (Grades 6 to 8)
Will learners pass this quiz by the skin of their teeth? Or will they know for certain that the teeth do not have skin? Ten questions require takers to list the functions of the mouth and teeth, name types of teeth and describe their...
5th - 9th Science
Human Body Series - Respiratory System - The High Price of Smoking
Send your health class to the computer lab to do a mini-research assignment. In it, they write brief descriptions for various health problems that are affected by smoking. Some of these include cancer, emphysema, heart disease,...
5th - 9th Health
Our Brain and Body on Opioids
Use a presentation that explores the world of prescription opioids. Learners look at the way the brain responds to the drugs and the long terms effects opioids have on the brain and body. At the end of the instructional activity, groups...
6th - 8th Science CCSS: Adaptable
What Happens When You Get Heat Stroke? sun stroke, homeostasis, body temperature
Exertional heat stroke is one of the three leading causes of death in sports, but with the help of this video young athletes will be able to avoid this life-threatening condition. Offering clear explanations of how the body dissipates...
4 mins 7th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
What Happens in Type One Diabetes
This is an effective visual illustration of what is happening in the bodies of individuals who have either type 1 or type 2 diabetes. Using simple symbols and language, these two videos summarize the key concepts of the pancreas'...
2 mins 7th - 10th Health CCSS: Adaptable