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

Printables for Grades 3-5

Body Parts Pictorial Story
Organ Systems in the Human Body
Geography of the Brain
Action Poems and Songs
My Skeleton
Major Bones of the Body
The Five Senses
More Popular Human Body Printables

Printables for Grades 6-8

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

Printables for Grades 9-12

The Digestive System (Blank) Printable
The Time of Your Life
The Effects of Tobacco Use
AIDS/STD Crossword Puzzle
Mathematical Scavenger Hunt Through the Human Body
Life Science Diagnostic Test
The Price of Cigarettes
More Popular Human Body Printables


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

Lesson Plans

Label Your Body
Left-Handers Are All Right
Smoking Lesson - Grades 2 and 3
Smoking Lesson - Grade 4 and 5
An Honest Cigarette Ad?
Big Sneeze
Healthy Teeth
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
Good-for-Your-Body Foods
The Building Blocks of Life
Understanding AIDS
All About the Human Body
More Human Body References

Human Body Activities for Art Class

Test Your Taste Buds
Guess and Draw
Human Body Art Projects
I'm a "Germ Fighter" Badge
The Five Senses: Make a Book
Science and Art: Hello Mr. Smart Heart
Grandma's Patchwork Quilt
More Human Body Activities for Art Class

Human Body Science Activities

My Heart
My Lungs
My Muscles
My Sensory Organs
The Five Senses Printables Slideshow
Explore Activity: Exploring Teeth
The Foods We Eat
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

Baby and Primary Teeth
Your Unique Exercise Program (Part 1 of 3)
Your Unique Exercise Program (Part 2 of 3)
Literature & Math: Human Body
Scatterplot Graphing Your Body
Activity: Comparing Our Two Sets of Teeth
What Are Tissues?
More Human Body Resources for Math Class

Language Arts & the Human Body Connected

Health Reading Warm-Up: Exercise
What Is AIDS?
Ryan White, My Own Story
Finger Clappers, Snappers, and Tappers
Charlotte's Web Spider Quiz
Exploring Analogies Vocabulary Lesson
More Popular Human Body Resources for Language Arts

Human Body Activities for Social Studies Class

Nutrition: Family Activity
Inherited and Observable Traits
Taking Care of Your Health: Family Activity
Where'd You Get Those Dimples?
Why We Are the Way We Are
Pioneers in Exploring Human Diseases
Science, Technology, and Society: Artificial Limbs
More Human Body Activities for Social Studies Class

History & the Human Body Connected

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

Safety Resources on the Human Body

Hospital Word Search
Investigating Fingerprints
Bacteria That Cause Food-borne Illness
Brain Safety
Keep Your Eye on It Word-Fill
Disease-Carrying Animals
The Health Fair
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)
Diagram of Mouth, Nose, and Lungs
Heart Rate and Exercise
Muscle Learning
The Healthy Immune System
How Do Some Drugs Affect the Body?
More Popular Health & Nutrition Resources on the Human Body

Psychology Resources on the Human Body

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

Human Body Activities for Physical Education

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

Medicine & the Human Body

The Eras of AIDS
Lessons from the Global HIV/AIDS Epidemic
HIV and Its Transmission
Bacteria and Viruses Quiz
HIV/AIDS in the Year 2000 and Beyond
Science, Technology, and Society: Antibacterial Drugs
Atypical Connection
More Medical Resources on the Human Body

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