|Alfy's Picks For the Human body - includes games activities, lessonplans etc|
Human Anatomy Online - mouse over images of each of the body systems
Human Body Systems - links to activities and resources on WWW:
Human Body Teaching Theme - includes clipart, resource materials, downloads, webquests, worksheets, interactive sites etc.
Human Body Unit - links to human body sites
Brainpop - short animated movies on each of the body systems
Webquest - The Body Mission
|The Digestive System|
http://www.harcourtschool.com/activity/digest/index.htm This is a great
Shockwave drag and drop activity where children can place parts of the
digestive system back in the body as well as find out more of the inside
story. The link that shows what happens to different types of food is really
Neuroscience for Kids
http://faculty.washington.edu/chudler/neurok.html Neuroscience for Kids
has been created for all students and teachers who would like to learn about
the nervous system. It contains information, lesson ideas and links to other
resources. About the best thing nervous I have seen.
Habits of the Heart
http://www.smm.org/heart/ From the Science Museum of Minnesota, this site
has lessons and videos of what goes on inside our hearts and lungs though
some of the content may not be for the squeamish.
Come to Your Senses
http://tqjunior.thinkquest.org/3750/index.html Another Thinkquest site.
Here you can click on Mr. Potato Head's eyes, nose, hands, mouth or ears to
learn more about each of the five senses. Lots of fun for kids.
Body And Food
http://kids.infoplease.com/ipka/A0768612.html Part of the Kids Almanac
maintained by infoplease these are a collection of no frills pages that lead
on from looking at the human body through to consideration of how best to
keep it healthy especially concentrating on food. Good current info
especially the Body Count information.
BBC Kid's Health
http://www.bbc.co.uk/health/kids/ From the BBC this site looks at kids
health both from the body's systems and how our feelings are formed. You cantake a tour of the body, look at some facts related to the body and find outhow to look after your body.
http://kidshealth.org/kid/ Want to know why you have a belly button, find
out about everyday illnesses and injuries and want to know how to stay
healthy then this quite appealing site is worth a look.
Neuroscience For Kids
http://faculty.washington.edu/chudler/neurok.html A rather extensive site
with an enormous amount of information. Some of the experiments and gamesare really interesting though some of the information may be a little abovekids understanding.
A Look Inside the Human Body
http://users.tpg.com.au/users/amcgann/body/ A simpler way of presenting
information about four major systems of the body this site also has a focus
fact sheet that children can fill in as they move through the site. A really
user friendly site that also is Aussie based.
The Inner Body
http://www.innerbody.com/htm/body.html Better suited to the upper grades
the Inner Body has a number of excellent animations along with images and
descriptions. All major body systems are looked at including reproduction.
The Gross & Cool Body
http://www.yucky.com/body/ Another facet of the Yucky World site, full of
informative stuff, but presented in the way that young kids talk and in a
format that should readily appeal to them. Check out belches and farts.
The Amazing Human Body
http://www.harcourtschool.com/activity/bodyintro_34/index.html A drag and
drop flash animation from Harcourt Brace publishers. Also has some
ICT and Science
For some really interesting ideas on using ICT in a study on the body
systems have a look at this pdf, (A hint to save time downloading and then
saving pdf files it is often much quicker and less memory intensive to LEFT
mouse click and select Save Target As on the pdf link such as this one).
A flash animated website on the human bodybuilt by some young children in the UK
The Wikipedia Encyclopaedia- made by internet users like you and me.
Some appropriate resources through this EdNA search
A list of resources on various body parts.
A Scrapbook on The Human Body - Web resources for creating a Multimedia Scrapbook on The Human Body
Hunt for The Human Body - an Internet Treasure Hunt on The Human Body.
Your Amazing Body - an Internet Sampler on The Human Body.
Human Body Systems
You've Got To Have a System! - Learn even more about the human body at this site! The body systems are like a complex organization.
Human Body Mania Online - Imagine that!! More information about each of the body systems!!
Brain Pop - This web site offers really cool short movies. Movie selections consist of many different topics. 3 Free movies a day!