Using Imagery to Introduce the Endocrine System: Science, Health, Anatomy, Hormones
Students use their imagination to make their body's protective systems go into action, thereby giving an actual experience of what the Endocrine System can do. A teacher guided simulation serves as a springboard for discussion.
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Using Imagery To Introduce the Endocrine System
Students listen with closed eyes to a story that starts in a relaxed tone and ends in a scream. They list the body reactions they experience: fast heart rate, shaking, etc. and hypothesize the reason for the reactions. They explore the...
5th - 8th Science
Human Body Series - Digestive System
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7 mins 4th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
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2 mins 4th - 7th Science CCSS: Adaptable