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

Printables for Grades 3-5

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

Printables for Grades 6-8

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

Printables for Grades 9-12

The Skeletal System
Gummy Bear Genetics
The Effects of Tobacco Use
AIDS-Infected Immune System
The Female and Male Reproductive Systems
What Is AIDS?
Wellness Poster
More Popular Human Body Printables


Digestion Quiz
Human Body Parts Quiz
The Five Senses Quiz
Skeleton Quiz
The Brain Quiz
Circulatory System 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
Body Collage: What's Inside?
Left-Handers Are All Right
More Human Body Lesson Plans

Graphic Organizers

KWL Chart - Your Senses
KWL Chart - Being Healthy

Games & Puzzles

My Wonderful Body
Science Key Term Review: Respiration and Excretion

Technology Resources

Fast-Food Fact Finding
The Virtual Body


Cigarette Smoking Fact Sheet
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
Smoking-Related Mortality Facts
More Human Body References

Human Body Activities for Art Class

Test Your Taste Buds
I'm a "Germ Fighter" Badge
Science Fun: Can You Untangle the Floss?
All Living Things Grow
Grandma's Patchwork Quilt
Science and Art: Hello Mr. Smart Heart
Give Yourself a Hand
More Human Body Activities for Art Class

Human Body Science Activities

My Muscles
My Heart
Favorite Human Biology Printables Gallery
Skin and Bones
Using Blood Types for Identification
The Foods We Eat
Let's Huff and Puff and Build a Brain!
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?
HIV/AIDS Statistics
How Can You Measure Your Body?
Baby and Primary Teeth
Number Sense and the Body
Learning About the Small Intestines
More Human Body Resources for Math Class

Language Arts & the Human Body Connected

Ryan White, My Own Story
Have a Heart
The Five Senses
Health Reading Warm-Up: Teeth
Science Reading Warm-Up: The Digestive System
Science and Language Arts: Breathing in Words
Science and Language Arts: A Journal Journey
More Popular Human Body Resources for Language Arts

Human Body Activities for Social Studies Class

Defense Mechanisms Used to Cope With Death
Cumulative AIDS Cases in the United States
Dr. Daniel Hale Williams
Science and Social Studies: Antibiotics
Science and Social Studies: Choosing a Healthy Lifestyle
Nutrition: Family Activity
Ways to Help Others Grieve
More Human Body Activities for Social Studies Class

History & the Human Body Connected

The First Heart Transplant
Food with History
Science, Technology and Society: Total Artificial Heart
Science, Technology, and Society: Virtual Heart
Science Reading Warm-Up: Medical Technology
Activity: Comparing Infectious Diseases
Health Trends Activity

Safety Resources on the Human Body

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

Health & Nutrition Resources on the Human Body

The Five Senses - Kindergarten
The Human Body: Disease & Wellness Printable Book (Grades K-5)
Action Poems and Songs
How Do Some Drugs Affect the Body?
Kinesthetic Awareness
Antibacterial Drugs
The Great Flu Epidemic of 1918
More Popular Health & Nutrition Resources on the Human Body

Psychology Resources on the Human Body

Alcohol-Related Traffic Fatalities on Holidays, 2003
Explore Activity: What I Like to Do
Guess and Draw

Human Body Activities for Physical Education

Explore Activity: Ways to Exercise
Science and Physical Education: Brain Power
How Much Exercise Do You Get?
Physical Performance
Muscle Learning
Heart Rate and Exercise
One Eye or Two? Vision Activity Tally Sheet
More Human Body Activities for Physical Education

Medicine & the Human Body

Bacteria and Viruses Quiz
Lessons from the Global HIV/AIDS Epidemic
The Eras of AIDS
HIV and Its Transmission
Blood Bank History
Living a Healthy Life: Family Activity
Down Syndrome
More Medical Resources on the Human Body

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