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156 reviewed resources for body systems

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Body Systems

For Teachers 5th - 8th
It's time to play Jeopardy! Learners review body systems as they play a fun game, choosing one of 30 questions ranging from 100 to 500 points, including a hidden Daily Double.  A 100 point question: How many bones are found in an adult...
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Human Body Riddle

For Teachers 5th
The human body can be a mystery, or at least a riddle. Fifth graders pair up and use Photostory to create a riddle relating to a human body part and how it functions in the body system. They will compose a riddle, use a story board, take...
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Neurons and the Nervous System

For Teachers 7th - 12th
The highlight of this series is activitiy #4. Anatomy pupils examine slides of three unknown cells. With the function of the nervous system in mind, they consider the structure of each and try to guess which one is part of that system....
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Human Body Organ Systems

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Introduce human anatomy to your class, and then assign each group an organ system to research. Referencing books and the Internet, each group collaborates to develop a presentation using at least three different media. Their...
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The Amazing Skeletal System

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
A video sparks learners' interests in the skeletal system. After discussing the purpose of having bones, pupils examine a sample paper skeleton then build their own in pairs. Class members independently build a second skeleton, paying...
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Human Body Exhibit

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Explore human anatomy and physiology using models. Scholars study systems of the human body and design a display for a museum exhibit. To complete the activity, individuals create analogous models of their chosen human body systems.
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Wired with Alexander Calder

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Kids consider how the body functions and moves, how each structure has a specific movement and purpose. They apply that idea as they construct a sculptural piece that moves. For inspiration they look to the work of Alexander Calder,...
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Pre-Assessment: The Brain

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Break your class in to the general structure and function of the brain. Brainiacs discuss what they know about it and create personalized brain development timelines. They also take a true-false, pre-assessment quiz to get them thinking...
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Organs and Tissues of the Immune System

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
It's virus-fighting time! Pupils learn how viruses attack and reproduce and how the immune system works to protect the body. They identify unfamiliar terms and tissues and organs of the immune system. Working in small groups, scholars...
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Sorting the Solar System

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Scientists are always sorting and classifying objects based on their characteristics. In a hands-on learning activity, young space explorers work together to categorize solar system cards based on their properties. It is up to the young...
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Understanding the Body: Day 2, Puberty

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Everyone needs to know what to expect when going through puberty. Intended for a special education class, this well developed and developmentaly appropriate resource provides a full days instruction on teaching teens with special needs...
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Introducing The Most Heavenly Bodies In The Solar System

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Young scientists identify the major bodies of this solar system through a fun and engaging anticipatory activitity. They will then apply knowledge gained through previous experiences as well as a short research activity to the task of...
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Controlling Body Mass

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Many variables impact your body mass, not just diet and exercise. Scholars collect and study data about body mass to better understand the complexity of a sensitive topic. They learn about leptin deficiency, the hypothalamus, and more.
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My Body My Senses

For Teachers K - 5th
In a comprehensive unit of activities, learners explore the five senses. Youngsters discover the many different body parts and their functions that allow humans to have sense of sight, touch, smell, taste, and hearing. The best way to...
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A Pill with a View

For Teachers 5th - 12th
Students brainstorm a list of potential uses for micro-video technologies. After reading an article, they analyze the development of a new pill-sized camera. In groups, they create a children's book that shows them the various systems of...
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Systems Every "Body" Needs to Know

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Through an informative WebQuest and group work, learners explore the human body and cell structure. They create a cell diagram, research a disease, write a letter explaining the causes of human disease, and work in small groups to create...
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Hierarchy

For Teachers 5th
A system is only as good as the sum of its parts! Young scholars explore the components of the different body systems using a hands-on lesson. The lesson helps learners build an understanding that there is a hierarchy of components in...
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Digestion

For Teachers K - 5th
Digestion is an amazing and complicated process that provides humans with the energy they need to survive. Lesson six in this series on the science of food uses sliced turkey and a meat tenderizer to demonstrate how enzymes help break...
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Monitoring the Body's Reaction to Stress

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed Standards
When stressed, do you prefer the fight or flight response? Scholars observe, measure, and identify the body's response to stress using a well-researched methodology. They learn about the autonomic nervous system, hormones, and more.
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Reproductive System

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
It's every health and science teacher's favorite subject to cover: the reproductive system. This comprehensive instructional activity introduces adolescents to the reproductive anatomy of men and women with the help of a series of...
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The Story of the Solar System

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
There is more to the solar system than the typical study of the sun and planets. Launch a study of asteroids, meteoroids, and comets by watching the video The Story of the Solar System, available for purchase through this resource on the...
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Formative Assessment #4: Body Chart

For Students 5th
The body is one big life-sized puzzle! A hands-on lesson builds on the idea and has individuals create life-size models of the body including all important organs of the digestive, circulatory, and respiratory systems. After building...
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Male Reproductive System

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Young pupils are introduced to the male reproductive system, the process of reproduction and conception through worksheets, discussion, and instructional guidance. 
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The Heart of the Matter

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Upper elementary pupils learn about the blood transportation system and anatomy of the human heart. They fill in an outline of the human heart  (not included) focusing on the flow of blood to and from the heart. Using stethoscopes, they...

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