These lively resources help students understand how the human body develops and functions.
- Grades: PreK–K, 1–2, 3–5, 6–8, 9–12
Students will research and assume roles as medical specialists through hands-on projects, research, reports, and presentations. Culminating activities will include working with a health specialist to dissect/observe cow eyes, sheep brains, pig lungs, pig heart, or various bones (including cow, rodent, and human bones).
Draw a conclusion about skin by observing how apples change over the course of a week
Upon successful completion of research and passing test scores, students will work with a health specialist to dissect/observe cow eyes, sheep brains, pig lungs, pig heart, or various bones (including cow, rat, and human bones).
Students answer questions about the human skeleton by using the links beloprovided on this interactive reproducible.
Students will conduct research under an assigned human body system in order to complete a medical residency in the classroom.
Students will create and present various hands-on body system projects to their peers. This will support a larger study of the human body systems.
Discussion guide for My Tooth Is About to Fall Out by Grace Maccarone.
Instructions for building a model of the tongue and mouth. This activity allows students to get a close-up look at taste buds.
Children use observation skills to learn about human skeletons. They read a book about skeletons and act out a poem. Kids also feel their bones under their skin and talk about why we have bones.
Children learn about the ears and listening. Kids compare and contrast different animals'ears. There are versions of the activity for both older and younger children, and a spin off as well.
Let your child use her sense of taste and language skills to identify and describe different foods. Includes step-by-step instructions, a suppy list, and recommended reading.
With the activities in this section, children can use the body as a sensory laboratory to explore their five senses, heartbeat, bones, and even size. They will not only be building science skills, but creative and critical-thinking skills as well.
Ms. Frizzle wins the school Teacherathalon, thanks to teamwork - heart, lungs, blood, and muscles all working together! Your kids make a personal heart profile of an important member of their own hardworking team.
Ms. Frizzle's class uses a fantastical machine to see inside the human body. Your students can explore bones and joints by comparing their own hands and arms with a chicken wing.
Arnold's classmates discover that his body cells are alive. Your kids investigate whether yeast cells are alive.
The Magic School Bus gets inside Ralphie's body by going through a cut on his leg. Germs can get in the body that way, too, but skin usually protects the body. This activity shows how skin protects our bodies the way apple skin protects an apple.