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Body Works

Type : Virtual School Program
Grade : 5
Duration : 45 minutes
Capacity : one group, maximum 35 students
Price : $150 per group
Language : English or French

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.

Schedule until June 24, 2022:

10 a.m. or 11 a.m.  
May 5, 10 & 19
June 7, 16 & 22

1 p.m. or 2 p.m.
May 5, 19 & 24
June 2, 7 & 22

For dates that are currently available, please refer to the Request Your Virtual School Program form.

This program is also available in French.

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
Sensory Considerations

Viewing real biological specimens

 

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