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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
Human Body Printable Book (K-3)
The Parts of the Eye
This Is My Body
The Five Senses
More Popular Human Body Printables

Printables for Grades 3-5

Body Parts Pictorial Story
Organ Systems in the Human Body
Geography of the Brain
My Sensory Organs
Major Bones of the Body
My Skeleton
Test Your Taste Buds
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 Female and Male Reproductive Systems
The Respiratory System (Blank) Printable
The Digestive System (Blank) Printable
More Popular Human Body Printables

Printables for Grades 9-12

AIDS/STD Crossword Puzzle
The Effects of Tobacco Use
Wellness Poster
The Healthy Immune System
AIDS True/False Worksheet
How Do Some Drugs Affect the Body?
The Price of Cigarettes
More Popular Human Body Printables


The Five Senses Quiz
Human Body Parts Quiz
Circulatory System Quiz
The Brain Quiz
Skeleton Quiz
Biology and Cells Quiz
Know the Bones 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 Fast Are You? Testing and Measuring Reflexes
Determining Your Speediest Shoes
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

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


Cigarette Smoking Fact Sheet
Food with History
Smoking-Related Mortality Facts
Interesting Facts about the Human Body
Effects of Sun
Cloning Quandary
Understanding AIDS
More Human Body References

Human Body Activities for Art Class

Guess and Draw
I'm a "Germ Fighter" Badge
Make a Set of Teeth
All Living Things Grow
Grandma's Patchwork Quilt
The Five Senses: Make a Book
Dan's Appointment
More Human Body Activities for Art Class

Human Body Science Activities

The Foods We Eat
My Muscles
My Lungs
My Heart
Use Your Ears
Skin and Bones
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
Activity: Measuring Sound
How Do You Measure Up?
How I've Grown
HIV/AIDS Statistics
Foot Work
Learning About the Small Intestines
More Human Body Resources for Math Class

Language Arts & the Human Body Connected

Ryan White, My Own Story
What Is AIDS?
Respiration and Excretion: Vocabulary
Health Reading Warm-Up: Exercise
Health Reading Warm-Up: Ears
Science Reading Warm-Up: The Human Ear
The Liver
More Popular Human Body Resources for Language Arts

Human Body Activities for Social Studies Class

Nutrition: Family Activity
Inherited and Observable Traits
Science, Technology, and Society: Antibacterial Drugs
Science, Technology, and Society: Artificial Limbs
Which Is It Anyway?
Cumulative AIDS Cases in the United States
More Human Body Activities for Social Studies Class

History & the Human Body Connected

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

Safety Resources on the Human Body

Investigating Fingerprints
Hospital Word Search
Heart Rate
The Health Fair
Brain Safety
Hospital Activities
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)
Food Flight: Digestive Tracking
Functions and Structures of the Respiratory System
Keep Smiling
More Popular Health & Nutrition Resources on the Human Body

Psychology Resources on the Human Body

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

Human Body Activities for Physical Education

Why Is Exercise Important?
Heart Rate and Exercise
My Favorite Exercise
Explore Activity: Ways to Exercise
Muscle Learning
Basket Full of Exercise
Finger Clappers, Snappers, and Tappers
More Human Body Activities for Physical Education

Medicine & the Human Body

Asthma Word Fill-In
Disorder Diagnosis
Down Syndrome
Living a Healthy Life: Family Activity
The Eras of AIDS
Blood Bank History
Why Get Shots?!
More Medical Resources on the Human Body


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Teaching with Comics: Galactic Hot Dogs
Reach reluctant readers and English-language learners with comics! Our original teaching guides to the Galactic Hot Dogs comic series (chapters 1-4 and 5-8), as found on Funbrain.com (and now in print!), will take students on a cosmic adventure while engaging their creative minds. Plus, find even more activities for teaching with comics, featuring many other classic stories.

August Calendar of Events
August is full events that you can incorporate into your standard curriculum. Our Educators' Calendar outlines activities for each event, including: Friendship Day (8/2), President Obama's Birthday (8/4/1961), Astronaut Neil Armstrong's Birthday (8/5/1930), International Art Appreciation Day (8/9), International Youth Day (8/12), Aviation Day (8/19), Tooth Fairy Day (8/22), International Day for Remembrance of Slave Trade & Its Abolition (8/23), and Women's Equality Day (8/26). Plus, celebrate Back to School Month and Get Ready for Kindergarten Month all August long!

Back to School Headquarters
August is Back to School Month and many of you will be returning to the classroom very soon. Feeling unprepared? We have you covered! Check out our very best resources and advice for New Teachers (applicable for the new and experienced), as well as Bulletin Board ideas, Open House materials, and general Classroom Management tips for a successful new school year.

Poptropica Teaching Guides
Poptropica is one of the Internet's most popular sites for kids—and now it's available as an app for the iPad! It's not just a place to play games; each of the islands featured on the site provides a learning opportunity. Check out our teaching guides to four of Poptropica's islands: 24 Carrot Island, Time Tangled Island, Mystery Train Island, and Mythology Island.

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