The Human Body


The Skeletal System

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Guiding Questions
· What is the skeletal system?
· Why do we have bones and why do we need bones?
· What is the largest bone in your body?
· Find an interesting fact about the bones in your hands and feet.
· How do bones move?
· Can you name the bones of the skeletal system? (Label a diagram)
· Suggest two ways that you can protect your bones.

Use these websites to find your information

http://library.thinkquest.org/5777/ske1.htm

http://hes.ucfsd.org/gclaypo/skelweb/skel01.html

http://kidshealth.org/kid/htbw/


http://kidshealth.org/kid/htbw/bones.html





The Circulatory System

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Guiding Questions
· What is the circulatory system?
· What is the function of the heart?
· What is the function of arteries?
· What is the function of veins?
· What is the function of blood?
· Write an interesting fact about each of these:
- Heart
-Arteries
-Veins
-Blood.


Use these websites to find your information
http://library.thinkquest.org/5777/cir1.htm
http://www.nlm.nih.gov/changingthefaceofmedicine/activities/circulatory.html




The Digestive System

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Guiding Questions
· What is the function of the digestive system?
· What are the different body parts or organs of the digestive system?
· What does each body part or organ do?

Use this website to find your information

http://kidshealth.org/kid/htbw/digestive_system.html

http://www.enchantedlearning.com/subjects/anatomy/digestive/

http://kids.discovery.com/tell-me/science/body-systems/your-digestive-system

http://www.childrensuniversity.manchester.ac.uk/interactives/science/bodyandmedicine/digestivesystem/



The Respiratory System

external image respirat.gifGuiding Questions
· What is the function of the nose and mouth?
· What is the function of the windpipe?
· What happens to the air once inside the lungs?
· Suggest ways to care for your lungs.
· Find 3 interesting facts about this body system.




Use this website to find your information
http://www.e-learningforkids.org/Courses/Liquid_Animation/Body_Parts/Respiratory_System/index.html





The Muscular System
Guiding Questions
  • What is the function of muscles in our body?
  • How many muscles do we have in our body?
  • How can we look after the muscles in our body?

http://www.e-learningforkids.org/Courses/Liquid_Animation/Body_Parts/Muscles/index.html