Sunday, November 20, 2011

Human Body Unit Resources

This post is a work in progress.  I'll be updating it as we work through our unit and use more resources.

General Resources:
Children's Human Body Encyclopedia by Steve Parker (this is our "spine" for the unit) (online--lapbook ideas and links to lots of great sites and resources)

National Geographic video on the human body (online)

How the Body Works (online) A kid-friendly site with articles, short animated movies, printable activities, and more.

Crayola's Human Body coloring pages (online)

Human Body--National Geographic (online) articles and interactive activities

The Magic Schoolbus: Human Body (DVD)

Skeletal System resources:
Stanley the Skeleton video (online)

Schoolhouse Rock: Them Not-So-Dry Bones video (online)

Dem Bones (online--video based on the book Dem Bones by Bob Barner)

Bill Nye the Science Guy on Bones (online--good info about joints too)

Bones in My Body (online--music video from Billy Nye the Science Guy)

Printable skeleton to assemble (scroll down to the Bones: An Exhibit Inside You link--it's a free download; the skeleton is near the end of the e-book).

Bones: Skeletons and How They Work by Steve Jenkins (book)

Muscular System resources:
Muscles: Our Muscular System by Seymour Simon (book)

Muscles by Rena B. Korb (a great independent read)

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