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Inside Out: Exploring the Human Body (Ongoing)

Ashley McLaurin
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Uncover secrets of the human body in weekly lessons featuring engaging visuals, hands-on activities, and mind-blowing facts on human anatomy and physiology. Each week, we will explore a new body topic—no previous knowledge needed! #academic

Class Experience

US Grade 8 - 11
  • These goals aim to give students a comprehensive understanding of the human body while aligning with relevant Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) for biology and life sciences. These goals will depend on which lessons your student attends. Class Learning Goals: Skeletal System: Understand bone structure and functions. (NGSS: HS-LS1-1) Muscular System: Explore muscle types and their roles. (NGSS: HS-LS1-1) Respiratory System: Examine lung anatomy and gas exchange. (NGSS: HS-LS1-2) Circulatory System: Identify circulatory components and their functions. (NGSS: HS-LS1-2) Digestive System: Analyze digestive organs and processes. (NGSS: HS-LS1-2) Nervous System: Investigate the brain, spinal cord, and neurons. (NGSS: HS-LS1-2) Sensory Systems: Explore vision, hearing, taste, and smell. (NGSS: HS-LS1-2) Endocrine System: Understand glands and hormone regulation. (NGSS: HS-LS1-2) Immune System: Describe immune defense mechanisms. (NGSS: HS-LS1-2) Integumentary System: Learn about skin structure and functions. (NGSS: HS-LS1-2) Oral Health: Identify mouth structures and dental care. (NGSS: HS-LS1-2) Sensory Perception: Understand the skin's role in touch. (NGSS: HS-LS1-2) Health Issues: Recognize common health issues and their impact. (NGSS: HS-LS1-2, HS-LS4-1) Scientific Inquiry: Develop research and analysis skills. (NGSS: HS-LS1-3) Cross-Cutting Concepts: Apply concepts like patterns and cause-effect. (NGSS: HS-LS1-2, HS-LS2-2) Appreciate Complexity: Foster appreciation for the body's complexity and health choices. (NGSS: HS-LS1-2, HS-LS1-3)
I have a biology degree and have taught life science for 12+ years. 
Homework Offered
Students will be given many opportunities to practice and study between classes. The level of homework will depend on the student and their desired result from the course.
0 - 1 hours per week outside of class
Assessments Offered
Grades Offered
Students will be sent note sheets and diagrams to use while following along with the lesson. 
In addition to the Outschool classroom, this class uses:
Free Resources 
HHMI Biointeractive
Biology Junction
Biology Corner
Crash Course Biology
Joined April, 2020
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Teacher expertise and credentials
Indiana Teaching Certificate - Science
Bachelor's Degree in Science
Welcome to my Outschool profile! I'm an enthusiastic science educator with a passion for inspiring young minds. With over a decade of teaching experience, I specialize in middle and high school sciences, including chemistry, physics, and... 
Group Class


1x per week
50 min

Completed by 8 learners
Live video meetings
Ages: 13-17
3-6 learners per class

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