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293 resources with the concept the human body

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Seasonal Science: Frostbite

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Fingers, toes, and nose. Oh, my! It's so cold outside. An animated video models the four-step progression of frostbite and how it affects the human body.
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What If You Never Forgot Anything?

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
What would life be like if we never forgot anything? Challenge scholars to imagine the possibilities using a video from an extensive science playlist. Content includes how memories form, why forgetting is essential to learning, and what...
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Why Do We Itch?

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Our skin is the first line of defense against insects, parasites, and other irritants. How do we defend it? Step inside the science of scratching with a video from an informative playlist. Topics include how itching evolved, what happens...
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Development of the Cerebral Cortex

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
How do the many parts of our brains form as we grow and develop? Peer inside a developing brain using a short video. Topics include stem cells, differentiation, and the unusual way these specialized neurons organize themselves throughout...
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Measuring Obesity

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Studies show that obesity is now a global problem. But how are researchers measuring obesity? Young scientists investigate the myriad of methods for measuring body fat through a presentation. From hands-on to high-tech, viewers learn...
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Body in Balance

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
The human body maintains homeostasis through the interconnection of multiple systems. Young scientists match these connections and discuss how they relate to each other. They apply their knowledge to solve the mystery of a treasure hunter.
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Are We Golden?

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Lead your class on a search for precious bones. Using a presentation, the class investigates the golden ratio in art and nature. Groups of pupils measure specific bones and find the average ratio for the class. To further cement the...
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What Are Vaccinations?

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Are vaccinations necessary in preventing illness? As part of a larger playlist, a short, yet informative video describes what vaccines are and how they work in the body. Viewers witness the introduction of the vaccine culture and how the...
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Human Defense Systems Against Pathogens

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
With so many harmful agents around us, how do humans stay healthy? Find out by watching an informative video from a larger biology playlist that details our defenses against a variety of pathogens. The narrator describes the body...
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Ways of Knowing

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Use apples as a way of thinking about models. Young scientists consider how the word apple, a two-dimensional drawing, a three-dimensional image, a photograph, and plastic apples all model real apples in preparation for developing models...
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My Body

For Students Pre-K - 2nd
Listen and watch as two young acrobats sing about, and point to body parts—head, knees, mouth, nose, and more! 
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Body Parts Picture Cards

For Students K - 12th
Help scholars get to know various body parts using 12 picture cards that offer detailed pictures, labels, and arrows. 
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Healthy Bodies for Boys

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Create an inclusive space for scholars to gain milestone information about their growing bodies with a unit designed to meet the needs of learners with disabilities. Topics include the onset of puberty, hormones, hygiene, and more!   
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Healthy Bodies for Girls

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Make human growth development education an inclusive experience with a guide to puberty designed to  support girls with disabilities. Topics include exercise, hygiene, menstruation, and more!
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10 Surprising Chemicals Your Body Makes

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Hydrochloric acid, or HCl, is found in your stomach naturally to aid in digestion. In the video, learners explore 10 fascinating and surprising chemicals our bodies make and use. The narrator discusses everything from formaldehyde to...
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Caffeine!

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Caffeine is a mild stimulant for the nervous system and in moderation, is not harmful to the body. The narrator discusses sources of caffeine, its chemical make-up, and what it does inside the human body. He also shares the recommended...
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Joints

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Ligaments are the tough, fibrous connecting tissue between bones that form joints. Explore this connecting tissue with the 20th video in a series of 47 videos on the human body. The narrator first reviews the anatomy of the skeleton and...
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Hearing and Balance

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Sounds travel into our ears at 770 mph. Teach class members about our sense of hearing and how this helps with balance. Learners explore sound as it travels from the air into our ears and is translated by the brain. They then see how...
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Introduction to Anatomy and Physiology

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
The average human body loses 40–100 strands of hair in one day. This is the first video in a series of 47 and introduces scholars to anatomy and physiology, the study of the human body, and how it works. The narrator shares the history...
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Dangers of Radiation Exposure

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Gamma radiation, which is harmful, is useful in treating cancers. In the second lesson in a series of four, young scientists take surveys and calculate their yearly exposure to ionizing radiation. Then they read about how harmful their...
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Do You Really Have a New Body Every 7 Years?

For Students 9th - 12th
If it's on the Internet, it has to be true... right? Turns out the answer is a predictable no. While you don't have a new body every seven years, your cells do replace themselves and the video discusses how often based on the types of...
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Why Do We Jump in Our Sleep?

For Students 9th - 12th
A hypnagogic jerk, or hypnic jerk, is when you startle yourself awake just as you are drifting off to sleep. The video describes what a hypnic jerk is, how common they are, and who typically experience them. Viewers are offered two...
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What are Scars?

For Students 9th - 12th
There are six different types or classifications of scars. Learn about each and their differences with a video that utilizes high-quality photographs to detail the similarities and differences.The resource also focuses on treatment...
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Attack of the Zombie Parasites!

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
There is a law in Haiti that makes it a crime to turn someone into a zombie. But is such a thing even possible? Scholars see examples of zombie-like organisms found here on Earth with a video that explores numerous examples, from the...