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Human Body Resources for Teachers

Browse these human body printables, lessons, and references to find great cross-curricular teaching resources on the immune system, anatomy, and the five senses. Supplement units on health or biology with activities on the digestive, nervous, and circulatory systems. Students of all ages will enjoy learning about genetics through hands-on science experiments, such as DNA fingerprinting. You'll also find quizzes on the human body to test student's knowledge of the brain and skeletal system.

Whiteboard Compatible Mini-Lessons

Sense Organs: Skin, Nose, Tongue Mini-Lesson
Sense Organs: Eyes and Ears Mini-Lesson
More Mini-Lessons

Printables for Grades K-2

Body Parts
Thought for Food: A Nutrition Lesson
Our Five Senses
The Parts of the Eye
Human Body Printable Book (K-3)
This Is My Body
Why Is Exercise Important?
More Popular Human Body Printables

Printables for Grades 3-5

Body Parts Pictorial Story
Organ Systems in the Human Body
My Skeleton
The Five Senses
Geography of the Brain
My Sensory Organs
Major Bones of the Body
More Popular Human Body Printables

Printables for Grades 6-8

Have a Heart
How Does Alcohol Affect the Body?
The Parts of the Heart (Blank) Printable
The Skeletal System
The Respiratory System (Blank) Printable
The Female and Male Reproductive Systems
The Digestive System (Blank) Printable
More Popular Human Body Printables

Printables for Grades 9-12

The Effects of Tobacco Use
AIDS/STD Crossword Puzzle
Wellness Poster
AIDS True/False Worksheet
The Healthy Immune System
What Is AIDS?
Skin and Bones
More Popular Human Body Printables


The Five Senses Quiz
Human Body Parts Quiz
Circulatory System Quiz
Digestion Quiz
The Brain Quiz
Skeleton Quiz
Biology and Cells Quiz
More Human Body Quizzes

Lesson Plans

Label Your Body
Smoking Lesson - Grade 4 and 5
Smoking Lesson - Grades 2 and 3
An Honest Cigarette Ad?
Big Sneeze
How Many Bones Can You Count?
More Human Body Lesson Plans

Graphic Organizers

KWL Chart - Being Healthy
KWL Chart - Your Senses

Games & Puzzles

My Wonderful Body
Science Key Term Review: Respiration and Excretion

Technology Resources

Fast-Food Fact Finding
Left-Handers Are All Right
The Virtual Body


Cigarette Smoking Fact Sheet
Smoking-Related Mortality Facts
Interesting Facts about the Human Body
Food with History
Understanding AIDS
Number of Young Women with HIV and AIDS in U.S. through June 1999
Number of Young Men with HIV and AIDS in U.S. through June 1999
More Human Body References

Human Body Activities for Art Class

Test Your Taste Buds
Guess and Draw
I'm a "Germ Fighter" Badge
Make a Set of Teeth
Science Fun: Sense Cards
Science Fun: Can You Untangle the Floss?
All Living Things Grow
More Human Body Activities for Art Class

Human Body Science Activities

The Foods We Eat
My Muscles
My Lungs
My Heart
Food Flight: Digestive Tracking
Use Your Ears
More Popular Human Body Science Activities

Digital Books

Eyewitness: Human Body
Sample of Eyewitness: Human Body
Gallery of DK Digital Books for Life Science

Human Body Resources for Math Class

Mathematical Scavenger Hunt Through the Human Body
How Do You Measure Up?
Activity: Measuring Sound
Activity: Comparing Infectious Diseases
Baby and Primary Teeth
Math in Science: An Inside Look
How Can You Measure Your Body?
More Human Body Resources for Math Class

Language Arts & the Human Body Connected

Ryan White, My Own Story
Health Reading Warm-Up: Ears
Adaptations: Family Activity
Our Senses & the Environment
Charlotte's Web Spider Quiz
Health Reading Warm-Up: Exercise
Science Reading Warm-Up: The Human Ear
More Popular Human Body Resources for Language Arts

Human Body Activities for Social Studies Class

Nutrition: Family Activity
Inherited and Observable Traits
Ways to Help Others Grieve
Taking Care of Your Health: Family Activity
Science, Technology, and Society: Artificial Limbs
Cumulative AIDS Cases in the United States
Visit the Dentist
More Human Body Activities for Social Studies Class

History & the Human Body Connected

The First Heart Transplant
Science, Technology and Society: Total Artificial Heart
Dr. Daniel Hale Williams
Science, Technology, and Society: Virtual Heart
Health Trends Activity
Science Reading Warm-Up: Medical Technology

Safety Resources on the Human Body

Investigating Fingerprints
Hospital Word Search
Heart Rate
Disease-Carrying Animals
Keep Your Eye on It Word-Fill
The Health Fair
Brain Safety
More Safety Resources on the Human Body

Health & Nutrition Resources on the Human Body

The Five Senses - Kindergarten
Diagram of Mouth, Nose, and Lungs
Action Poems and Songs
The Human Body: Disease & Wellness Printable Book (Grades K-5)
Heart Rate and Exercise
Keep Smiling
The Human Body: Disease & Wellness Printables Slideshow
More Popular Health & Nutrition Resources on the Human Body

Psychology Resources on the Human Body

Alcohol-Related Traffic Fatalities on Holidays, 2003
Defense Mechanisms Used to Cope With Death
Explore Activity: What I Like to Do

Human Body Activities for Physical Education

My Favorite Exercise
Explore Activity: Ways to Exercise
Science and Physical Education: Brain Power
One Eye or Two? Vision Activity Tally Sheet
Basket Full of Exercise
Physical Performance
More Human Body Activities for Physical Education

Medicine & the Human Body

The Eras of AIDS
Bacteria and Viruses Quiz
Lessons from the Global HIV/AIDS Epidemic
HIV/AIDS in the Year 2000 and Beyond
Living a Healthy Life: Family Activity
Blood Bank History
Science, Technology, and Society: Antibacterial Drugs
More Medical Resources on the Human Body


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