Student Page: The Body Systems

Introduction.

Learner Outcomes/Products

Resources

Evaluation Rubric

 

Introduction

 

 

Tasks/Questions:

1.     Identify and define the major components of the body system.

2.     How does this body system work and how does it interact with other body systems?

3.     Create a model of the body system.

4.     How have you used this body system this week?

5.     What are some of the problems/hazards encountered by this body system? How could you prevent these problems?

 

Record Keeping Worksheet

 

Learner Outcomes/Products

Students will work in teams to create a project/presentation, which incorporates answers to all of the tasks/questions. Each team will be assigned to on of the body systems (except the nervous system). Possible products could include:

       PowerPoint presentation

       Poster

       3-dimensional model

       Skit

       Booklet

       Combination of any of the above

 

Resources

All of the Body Systems:

All About Your Human Body: http://library.thinkquest.org/J002312/ 

A Look Inside the Human Body: http://www4.tpgi.com.au/users/amcgann/body/ 

Body Atlas: http://www.bcbsfl.com/ocyh_bodyatlas/index.cfm 

Body Quest: http://library.thinkquest.org/10348/

Body System Resources: http://www.connectingstudents.com/themes/bodysyst.htm

Body Systems WebQuest: http://www.asd.wednet.edu/pioneer/barnard/lessons/bodysys/bswq.htm

Brain Pop Health Movies: http://www.brainpop.com/health/seeall.weml 

Gander's Academy: http://www.stemnet.nf.ca/CITE/body.htm 

Gross and Cool Body: http://yucky.kids.discovery.com/flash/body/pg000029.html 

Human Body: http://tqjunior.thinkquest.org/5777/

Human Body Mania: http://tqjunior.thinkquest.org/5680/

Surfing Inside the Human Body http://library.thinkquest.org/J001614F/

The Human Body: http://tqjunior.thinkquest.org/4245/

A Tour of the Human Body: http://tqjunior.thinkquest.org/5250/

Virtual Anatomy: http://library.thinkquest.org/16421/noframes/index.htm?tqskip1=1&tqtime=0320

Virtual Body: http://www.medtropolis.com/VBody.asp 

You Have to Have a System: http://sln.fi.edu/biosci/systems/systems.html

 

Circulatory

All About the Heart: http://kidshealth.org/kid/body/heart_SW.html

Circulatory System Theme Page: http://www.cln.org/themes/circulatory.html

The Electric Heart:  http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/eheart/ 

The Heart: An Online Adventure: http://sln2.fi.edu/biosci/heart.html

The Heart and Circulatory System: http://biology.about.com/science/biology/library/organs/blcircsystem3.htm

How the Body Works: The Circulatory System: http://kidshealth.org/misc_pages/bodyworks/circ.html

 

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Skeletal

The Big Story on Bones: http://www.kidshealth.org/kid/body/bones_SW.html
The eSkeletons Project: http://wnt.utexas.edu/~eskeletons/ 
Elementary Themes: Skeletal System: http://www.stemnet.nf.ca/CITE/skeletal.htm 
Skeletal System Theme Page: http://www.cln.org/themes/skeletal.html

 

Muscular

Elementary Themes: Muscular System: http://www.stemnet.nf.ca/CITE/muscular.htm 
Muscular System http://www.imcpl.lib.in.us/nov_musc.htm
Muscular System Theme Page http://www.cln.org/themes/muscular.html
Your Multi-talented Muscles: http://www.kidshealth.org/kid/body/muscles_noSW.html

 

Digestive

The Digestive System: http://www.hme.co.uk/samples/digest.htm

Digestive System Resources: http://www.stemnet.nf.ca/CITE/digestive.htm

How the Body Works: The Digestive System http://kidshealth.org/misc_pages/bodyworks/digest.html

You are what you eat: http://library.thinkquest.org/11163

The Real Deal on the Digestive System: http://kidshealth.org/kid/body/digest_SW.html

 

Respiratory

Looking at Your Lungs: http://www.kidshealth.org/kid/body/lungs_SW.html

Respiratory System Resources: http://www.stemnet.nf.ca/CITE/respiratory.htm

 

Integumentary

Integumentary System: http://www.mhhe.com/biosci/ap/vdgconcepts/student/olc/chapterindex07.htm 

Integumentary System: http://www.udel.edu/Biology/Wags/histopage/colorpage/cin/cin.htm 

Integumentary System: http://www.science.ubc.ca/~biomania/tutorial/skin/outline.htm 

Matching Game: http://www.quia.com/mc/7248.html 

 

 

Citing Internet Sites

http://www.eeicom.com/eye/utw/96aug.html
http://www.classroom.com/community/connection/howto/citeresources.jhtml 

 

 

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Evaluation Rubric

Rough Draft

 

 

 

Points

Few components of body system are identified and defined.

up to 10 points

Several of the components of the body system are identified and defined.

up to 15 points

Most of the components of the body system are identified and defined.

up to 20 points

 

Model is incomplete or inaccurate.

 

up to 10 points

Model is accurate but missing a few components.

up to 15 points

Model is complete, accurate, and well made.

 

up to 20 points

 

Partial description of how the body system works.

 

up to 10 points

Partial description of how the body system works and interacts with other systems.

up to 15 points

Fairly complete description of how the body system works and interact with other systems.

up to 20 points

 

A couple uses of the body system are listed.

 

up to 10 points

Several uses of body system are listed.

 

up to 15 points

Many uses of the body system are listed (appropriately).

up to 20 points

 

Few problems/hazards are given.

 

 

up to 10 points

Several problems/hazards are given.

 

 

up to 15 points

Many problems/hazards are given along with suggestions for prevention.

up to 20 points

 

Very little evidence of cooperation and participation.

up to 10 points

Some evidence of cooperation and participation.

up to 15 points

Full cooperation and participation by all team members.

up to 20 points