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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
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Printables for Grades K-2

Body Parts
Our Five Senses
Thought for Food: A Nutrition Lesson
Why Is Exercise Important?
Human Body Printable Book (K-3)
My Skeleton
Major Bones of the Body
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Printables for Grades 3-5

Organ Systems in the Human Body
Body Parts Pictorial Story
Smoking Effects
Cigarette Smoking Worksheet
This Is My Body
The Parts of the Eye
Geography of the Brain
More Popular Human Body Printables

Printables for Grades 6-8

The Respiratory System (Blank) Printable
The Healthy Immune System
How Does Alcohol Affect the Body?
The Parts of the Heart (Blank) Printable
The Digestive System (Blank) Printable
AIDS/STD Crossword Puzzle
The Skeletal System
More Popular Human Body Printables

Printables for Grades 9-12

The Female and Male Reproductive Systems
The Effects of Tobacco Use
What Is AIDS?
AIDS True/False Worksheet
Wellness Poster
The Price of Cigarettes
How AIDS Is Not Spread
More Popular Human Body Printables


Digestion Quiz
Human Body Parts Quiz
The Five Senses Quiz
Circulatory System Quiz
Bacteria and Viruses Quiz
The Brain Quiz
Know the Bones Quiz
More Human Body Quizzes

Lesson Plans

Label Your Body
Smoking Lesson - Grades 2 and 3
Smoking Lesson - Grade 4 and 5
An Honest Cigarette Ad?
Big Sneeze
How Fast Are You? Testing and Measuring Reflexes
Does Caffeine Increase Heart Rate?
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

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


Cigarette Smoking Fact Sheet
Smoking-Related Mortality Facts
Effects of Sun
Understanding AIDS
Cloning Quandary
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
I'm a "Germ Fighter" Badge
Guess and Draw
Quest to Digest Discussion Guide
Plasticine/Play Dough
More Human Body Activities for Art Class

Human Body Science Activities

My Muscles
My Lungs
My Heart
My Stomach
My Sensory Organs
Hot and Cold
Favorite Human Biology Printables Gallery
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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
What Are Tissues?
How Do You Measure Up?
In What Ways Do We Depend on Our Eyes?
Activity: Investigating Blood Types
Activity: Measuring Sound
Literature & Math: Stories About Bones
More Human Body Resources for Math Class

Language Arts & the Human Body Connected

Have a Heart
Ryan White, My Own Story
The Five Senses
Drugs and Your Body: Vocabulary
Science Reading Warm-Up: The Central Nervous System
Science Reading Warm-Up: The Digestive System
Vocabulary Review of Smoking Terms
More Popular Human Body Resources for Language Arts

Human Body Activities for Social Studies Class

Inherited and Observable Traits
Health Risks of Second-hand Smoke
Why We Are the Way We Are
How Has Technology Improved Life at Various Stages?
SIDS – Raising Awareness
Defense Mechanisms Used to Cope With Death
Pioneers in Exploring Human Diseases
More Human Body Activities for Social Studies Class

History & the Human Body Connected

Science Reading Warm-Up: Medical Technology
Activity: Comparing Infectious Diseases
Health Trends Activity
Food with History
Dr. Daniel Hale Williams
Science, Technology, and Society: Virtual Heart
Science, Technology and Society: Total Artificial Heart

Safety Resources on the Human Body

Investigating Fingerprints
Hospital Word Search
Heart Rate
Brain Safety
Myths & Facts About Influenza
Science Reading Warm-Up: The Heimlich Maneuver
How Is Technology Used to Treat Cardiovascular Disease?
More Safety Resources on the Human Body

Health & Nutrition Resources on the Human Body

The Five Senses - Kindergarten
Diagram of Mouth, Nose, and Lungs
The Human Body: Disease & Wellness Printable Book (Grades K-5)
Action Poems and Songs
AIDS-Infected Immune System
Types of Bones and Joints
How Do Some Drugs Affect the Body?
More Popular Health & Nutrition Resources on the Human Body

Psychology Resources on the Human Body

Alcohol-Related Traffic Fatalities on Holidays, 2003
Ways to Help Others Grieve
Explore Activity: What I Like to Do

Human Body Activities for Physical Education

Heart Rate and Exercise
Muscle Learning
How Much Exercise Do You Get?
Health Reading Warm-Up: Exercise
Finger Clappers, Snappers, and Tappers
Explore Activity: Ways to Exercise
Basket Full of Exercise
More Human Body Activities for Physical Education

Medicine & the Human Body

Asthma Word Fill-In
Why Get Shots?!
How Are Sports Injuries Treated?
What Is Heart Disease?
Activity: Human Magnetic Fields
Lenses and Mirrors Activity
Multiple Sclerosis – True or False
More Medical Resources on the Human Body

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