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Students will examine the interrelated functions of 5 body systems: circulatory, respiratory, nervous, digestive, and muscular systems. We will learn through interactive activities online and through hands-on activities during class time and for homework. We will make observations and inferences about why our body systems work together to make the whole body function. Week 1: Students will learn about the different body systems and an overview of the functions. We will dig deeper into...
Hand-outs and reading assignments will be shared as needed. Materials needed for this class: Exercise Lab: * stop watch/cell phone timer * Exercise resistance band * Low cost stethoscope to listen to heartbeat (optional) You can find one here: https://www.amazon.com/MDF%C2%AE-Single-Head-Lightweight-Stethoscope/dp/B000JM6AG2/ref=sr_1_13?s=industrial&ie=UTF8&qid=1507184214&sr=1-13&keywords=stethoscope&th=1 * Space to move around/supervision from an adult Extra: Students will create a DIY lung model to observe how the diaphragm works in the breathing process. Directions and Materials are listed here: https://www.dk.com/us/explore/childrens/how-to-make-your-own-breathing-machine/?utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Education_Librarians_Makerspace_Sweeps_07252016&utm_source=adestra
1 hour per week in class, and an estimated 0 - 1 hours per week outside of class.