Human Body Parts

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Hello Students!!! - Let the excitement BEGIN.

Today you will be investigating the human body.  You will be learning about the brain, heart, lungs, stomach, skeleton, muscles, and their basic functions and what their purpose is.

Welcome my little scientist!

Today you will be learning about the human body. 

 First, you will get into your groups.  There are six groups, one for each 

system of the body that we will be covering. The body systems that you and 

your classmates will be researching are: 

  • Brain
  • Heart 
  • Lungs 
  • Stomach 
  • Skeleton
  • Muscles

Materials Needed:

  • Construction paper
  • Pencil,
  • Crayons,
  • Markers
  • Computer

Step 1:

You and your group will be researching your body system, focusing on the 
following questions: 

 

  1. What is the primary function of your body system?  
  2. What are the important organs in your body system?
  3. What is the function of each of the organs? 
  4.  Name a few of the human body parts you are familiar with. What are their functions?
  5. What is the purpose of your brain?
  6. What is the purpose of your heart?
  7.  Would you be able to survive without a heart?How do you know? 
  8. What is the purpose of your muscles?
  9. What is the purpose of your lungs?
  10. What is the purpose of a skeleton?

 

Use the following websites as a guide:

http://medtropolis.com/your-health/

http://kidshealth.org/en/kids/htbw/

Step 2: 

  1. You and your group will be drawing a life-sized poster of the human body with the large piece of construction paper each group will be given. 

Directions: 

Trace one of your group members on a large piece of construction paper. 

Draw the 6 important parts of your body system that was previously mentioned inside the outline of the human 
body you just drew. Students be creative and color with your art work it will be posted around the class for the whole week. 

Step 3:

Group Presentation
As a  group you will put together a presentation answering the question from above as well and presenting your body model that you put together as agroup.Every member of your group needs to have a part 
in the presentation. 

CATEGORY 4 3 2 1
Graphic Organizer Graphic organizer or outline has been completed and shows clear, logical relationships between all topics and subtopics. Graphic organizer or outline has been completed and shows clear, logical relationships between most topics and subtopics. Graphic organizer or outline has been started and includes some topics and subtopics. Graphic organizer or outline has not been attempted.
Quality of Information Information clearly relates to the main topic. It includes several supporting details and/or examples. Information clearly relates to the main topic. It provides 1-2 supporting details and/or examples. Information clearly relates to the main topic. No details and/or examples are given. Information has little or nothing to do with the main topic.
Internet Use Successfully uses suggested internet links to find information and navigates within these sites easily without assistance. Usually able to use suggested internet links to find information and navigates within these sites easily without assistance. Occasionally able to use suggested internet links to find information and navigates within these sites easily without assistance. Needs assistance or supervision to use suggested internet links and/or to navigate within these sites.
Diagrams & Illustrations Diagrams and illustrations are neat, accurate and add to the reader\'s understanding of the topic. Diagrams and illustrations are accurate and add to the reader\'s understanding of the topic. Diagrams and illustrations are neat and accurate and sometimes add to the reader\'s understanding of the topic. Diagrams and illustrations are not accurate OR do not add to the reader\'s understanding of the topic.
Presentation of Body Presentation is neat, but is missing color and creativity. Presentation is neat and accurate, showing the the body parts. Presentation is neat and accurate, showing the the body parts labeled correctly. Presentation is neat and accurate, showing the the body parts labeled correctly and lots of color and creativity.
Amount of Information All topics are addressed and all questions answered with at least 2 sentences about each. All topics are addressed and most questions answered with at least 2 sentences about each. All topics are addressed, and most questions answered with 1 sentence about each. One or more topics were not addressed.
Group Participation Low participation, not everyone spoke. Moderate participate, half the group spoke on and addressed all questions Moderate-high participation more than half of the group spoke and participated. High participation everyone in the group worked together and answered all questions.

 

Congratulations!!

You have now learned the major functions of the human body and why they are important to us. You can now go home and share with your family and friends all the exciting things you learned about the body.