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Primary Junior Science & Technology Teacher Resources

Classroom and teacher resources for 1-6.

Human Organ Systems

Grade 5: Understanding Life Systems

Hands-On Kits

Human Health and Body Systems Science Kit.

Call Number: TBD

Covers the following:

Strand A: STEM Skills and Connections

Strand B: Human Health and Body Systems

In this kit, students will learn about the beneficial and harmful effects of the environment, social factors and various technologies on human health and the human body. Different body parts, their basic structure, and their functions will be described, including what happens to the systems in the human body when humans get sick. This kit provides materials for six activities. 

Lesson Plans

The Human Body Project from Scholastic

Over the course of five weeks, students will learn all about the human body through hands-on projects, research, reports, and presentations.

Teacher Guide to the Human Body from Teachnology

A teacher guide that has various resources on each system. Included are worksheets, facts, lesson plans, and related websites. The material covers the 11 body systems and includes health lessons as well.

Heart Healthy Lesson Plans from Heart & Stroke Foundation

Lesson plans for each grade about healthy living. Students progress through each lesson with minimal teacher guidance. A class discussion following each lesson wraps up any students questions.

Online Video

Human Body Systems Functions Overview: The 11 Champions

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"Provides a brief function introduction to each of the 11 human organ systems."

Hands-On Kits

Human Body Bulletin Board Set

Teacher Resource Room, Floor 1, QM 25 .C45 2007z. A three-piece skeleton, a three-piece board showing the internal organs, and a human body banner.  A Resource Guide includes activities, reproducible skeleton, lungs, heart, kidney, bone, and red and white blood cell patterns.

Information Books

Choices for Health

Information Books