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Body Works

Type : Virtual School Program
Grades : 5, 8
Duration : 39 minutes
Price : Recording available for free by request
Language : English only

Our bodies are amazing! Are you ready to take a closer look? Explore the structure and function of the major organs of the respiratory, circulatory and digestive systems.

 

Curriculum Connections:

Strand : Understanding Life Systems
1 Analyse the impact of human activities and technological innovations on human health
1.1 Assess the effects of social and environmental factors on human health, and propose ways in which individuals can reduce the harmful effects of these factors and take advantage of those that are beneficial
1.2 Evaluate the effects, both beneficial and harmful of various technologies on human body systems, taking different perspectives into account
2 Investigate the structure and function of the major organs of various human body systems
2.2 Use scientific inquiry/experimentation skills to investigate changes in body systems (heart rate, breathing, body temperature) as a result of physical activity
2.4 Use appropriate terminology science and technology terminology vocabulary, including circulation, respiration, digestion, organs, and nutrients, in oral and written communication
3 Demonstrate an understanding of the structure and function of human body systems and interactions within and between systems
3.1 Identify major systems in the human body and describe their roles and interrelationships
3.2 Describe the basic structure and function of major organs in the respiratory, circulatory and digestive systems
3.3 Identify interrelationships between body systems
3.4 Identify common diseases and the organs and/or body systems that they affect
Strand : Understanding Life Systems
1 Assess the impact of cell biology on individuals, society, and the environment
1.1 Assess the role of selected technologies in enhancing our understanding of cells and cellular processes
3.6 Describe the organization of cells into tissues, organs, and systems
Sensory Considerations

Viewing real biological specimens

 

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