Anatomy and Physiology Teacher Resources

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Space, Gravity, and the Human Body

For Teachers 5th - 12th Standards
What happens to the human skeleton when it has been in space for an extended time? What does a reduced-gravity environment do to our bodies? Can we learn about our own skeletons by taking apart a chicken carcass? Explore the concepts...
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The Systems of Our Bodies

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Every bite we take and breath we inhale serves to keep us alive. But how does each body system work with each other? Use these lessons, videos, and apps to explore the ever-busy systems in our bodies.
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For Students Pre-K - 1st Standards
Many diseases and conditions can be prevented or controlled through appropriate personal hygiene and by frequently washing parts of the body and hair with soap and clean, running water (if available). Good body washing practices can...
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The Brain and Nervous System

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Check out this 9-part unit on the human brain, focusing on neurons, the synaptic gap, the effect of hormones, and the importance of nutrients. You'll find seven lessons, a pre-assessment, and a post-assessment .
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My Body

For Teachers Pre-K - 2nd
From your head all the way down to your toes, this collection is full of basic body part lessons and labeling worksheets. It is important for children to be familiar with their bodies at a young age, especially to know how to take care...
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Anatomy - PreK - 1st Grade

For Teachers Pre-K - 1st
Anatomy starts at the microscopic level with cells, which are the basic units of living things. Cells combine to make tissues; tissues combine to make organs; and organs combine to make organ systems.
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Anatomy and Physiology Introduction

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Muscle tissue is three times more efficient at burning calories than fat. Here is a video that explores how form fits function, introducing anatomy and physiology. The instructor then explores homeostasis, hierarchy associated with...
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Ego Trip- Exploring the Inner Workings of the Human Body

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students gain an understanding of how systems and organs in the human body work. They create their own fictional account of a trip through the human body, and describe one response the body makes to stimuli.
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Survival: The Human Body in Extreme Environments

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Students name and describe the major systems that work together as a unity to monitor and regulate the human body as it goes about its business of securing the essential requirements for life. They identify specific human features and/or...
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Crossword Puzzle - Human Body

For Students 5th - 8th Standards
A 20-prompt body systems crossword gives life science learners a compact overview of different organs and specialized cells within them. Some require filling in the blanks, while others require vocabulary recognition. Use it as a review...
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The Human Body

For Students Pre-K - 6th Standards
Examine the systems of the human body with a bold, charming, and kid-friendly application. This noteworthy tool is certain to get kids interested what goes on inside of them! The eye feature uses the tablet camera to view images and show...
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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 Human Body

For Teachers Pre-K - K
Explore the human body through hands-on activities. Young learners will trace their bodies and place cut out body organs in the proper place, print patterns using cut fruit, sing songs about good nutrition, and use their five senses...
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Human Body Presentations

For Teachers 6th
A presentation about the human body is a great way to end your unit on the body system. Sixth graders will use Microsoft Publisher, Prezi, and other video resources to create a presentation showcasing what they know about the major...
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Human Body Review System

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students conduct Internet research to determine how the functions of the human body work together. Students research the following systems and their functions: musculoskeletal, cardiovascular, endocrin and nervous, digestive and...
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Spelling by Picture -- Human Body Part 1

For Students 2nd - Higher Ed
After a unit on the human body, learners could use this activity as a review of the material learned. This 9 question fill-in-the-blank worksheet reviews some of the main body parts. It could also be used as an ESL activity.
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Human Anatomy -- How Do We Move?

For Teachers 3rd - 7th
Students create a model of the digestive system. In this human anatomy lesson plan the students examine features of the digestive system. The students perform an experiment.
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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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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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Human Body Systems: The 11 Champions

For Students 7th - 12th
An informative video offers a brief overview of the 11 systems in the human body. It gives a brief description of each before pointing out their interdependence. 
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Gravity and the Human Body

For Students 3rd - 8th Standards
How does the absence of gravity affect the human body? The skeletal system, circulatory system, and the sense of balance are all impacted. With a very casual tone, an astronaut explains the changes to these body systems and also an...
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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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A Pill with a View

For Teachers 5th - 12th
Learners 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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Human Body Systems

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders explain how the different human body systems work together. In this biology lesson, 7th graders create a graphic organizer using Inspiration. They complete a webquest on muscular and skeletal systems.