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This link shows how to make a life-sized human body map. Students trace their own body then make and place their bones and organs within the tracing where they would be inside their actual body. Label, color code, and use texture. This is a great way to teach and asses students' understanding of the human body.
Life-Sized Body Maps Mixed Media Craftivity - Anatomy for Kids Lesson from Pink and Green Mama Blog
Human Body: Learning About Blood blood-model = Jar of water dyed yellow: plasma Cheerios: red blood cells. I squirted red food coloring on them while dry and put in a small ziplock bag. Then when they were added to the plasma, they turned the water red (which is why blood looks red—because of the red blood cells) Marshmallows: white blood cells Purple pom poms: platelets
Grade 6-8 Life Science Anatomy Human Body Organ Systems Foldable 1. Skeletal System (Bones) 2. Integumentary System (Hair & Skin) 3. Muscular System 4. Circulatory System 5. Respiratory System 6. Digestive System 7. Excretory System 8. Immune System 9. Reproductive System 10. Nervous System 11. Endocrine System Template & Directions here: www.teacherspayte... (FREE!)