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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
Why Is Exercise Important?
My Skeleton
Human Body Printable Book (K-3)
Major Bones of the Body
More Popular Human Body Printables

Printables for Grades 3-5

Body Parts Pictorial Story
Organ Systems in the Human Body
This Is My Body
Smoking Effects
Sensory Poems
The Parts of the Eye
My Muscles
More Popular Human Body Printables

Printables for Grades 6-8

The Healthy Immune System
The Parts of the Heart (Blank) Printable
The Respiratory System (Blank) Printable
How Does Alcohol Affect the Body?
The Digestive System (Blank) Printable
AIDS True/False Worksheet
The Female and Male Reproductive Systems
More Popular Human Body Printables

Printables for Grades 9-12

AIDS/STD Crossword Puzzle
The Skeletal System
What Is AIDS?
The Effects of Tobacco Use
AIDS-Infected Immune System
Mathematical Scavenger Hunt Through the Human Body
How Do Some Drugs Affect the Body?
More Popular Human Body Printables


Human Body Parts Quiz
Digestion Quiz
Bacteria and Viruses Quiz
The Five Senses Quiz
Circulatory System Quiz
Know the Bones Quiz
Skeleton 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 - Being Healthy
KWL Chart - Your Senses

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
Smoking-Related Mortality Facts
The Building Blocks of Life
Good-for-Your-Body Foods
You Are What You Eat
More Human Body References

Human Body Activities for Art Class

Test Your Taste Buds
Human Body Art Projects
Make a Set of Teeth
Science and Art: Hello Mr. Smart Heart
I'm a "Germ Fighter" Badge
The Five Senses: Make a Book
Science Fun: Sense Cards
More Human Body Activities for Art Class

Human Body Science Activities

My Heart
My Lungs
Wellness Poster
Food Flight: Digestive Tracking
The Foods We Eat
My Sensory Organs
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

How Can You Measure Your Body?
Scatterplot Graphing Your Body
How Do You Measure Up?
Activity: Comparing Infectious Diseases
HIV/AIDS Statistics
How I've Grown
What Are Elements?
More Human Body Resources for Math Class

Language Arts & the Human Body Connected

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

Human Body Activities for Social Studies Class

Inherited and Observable Traits
Taking Care of Your Health: Family Activity
Defense Mechanisms Used to Cope With Death
Which Is It Anyway?
Visit the Dentist
How Has Technology Improved Life at Various Stages?
Science and Social Studies: Antibiotics
More Human Body Activities for Social Studies Class

History & the Human Body Connected

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

Safety Resources on the Human Body

Investigating Fingerprints
Hospital Word Search
Heart Rate
What Happens When the Body Overheats?
Brain Safety
What Is Heart Disease?
Science Reading Warm-Up: The Heimlich Maneuver
More Safety Resources on the Human Body

Health & Nutrition Resources on the Human Body

The Five Senses - Kindergarten
Action Poems and Songs
Diagram of Mouth, Nose, and Lungs
The Human Body: Disease & Wellness Printable Book (Grades K-5)
Heart Rate and Exercise
Life Science Test: Respiration and Excretion
Asthma Word Fill-In
More Popular Health & Nutrition Resources on the Human Body

Psychology Resources on the Human Body

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

Human Body Activities for Physical Education

My Favorite Exercise
Explore Activity: Ways to Exercise
Physical Performance
Science and Physical Education: Brain Power
Body Management: Posture
How Much Exercise Do You Get?
One Eye or Two? Vision Activity Tally Sheet
More Human Body Activities for Physical Education

Medicine & the Human Body

Spinal Cord Injuries
HIV/AIDS in the Year 2000 and Beyond
The Eras of AIDS
HIV and Its Transmission
The Liver
Hepatitis – True or False
Lessons from the Global HIV/AIDS Epidemic
More Medical Resources on the Human Body

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