Unit 7: Human Body Unit
How does the human "machine" work? (5/6-5/29)
In this unit, we will learn about the systems of the human body and how they work together to keep you alive.
Supply, transport and get rid of waste
This function is carried out by four systems, the digestive, respiratory, circulatory and excretory systems.
Support, movement and covering
This function is carried out by the skeletal and muscular systems as well as the skin. (Chapter 14)
Control and sensing your environment
These not so simple tasks are carried out by your nervous and endocrine systems. (Chapter 19-20) The notes below were not presented in class but you may use them to help you study.
Defense against invaders!
Luckily you have an immune system to keep you healthy. (Chapter 18) The notes below were not presented in class but you may use them to help you study.
Reproduction and Life Stages
We will briefly discuss the reproductive system and how you develop from an itty-bitty zygote to an adolescent. (Chapter 20) The notes below were not presented in class but you may use them to help you study.
Human Body Study Guide
Here is the study guide to help you organize your review for the quiz.
Cool Human Body Sites
Are you interested in the human body? Here are some websites that help answer all those questions that we have about our bodies.
Discovery Kids: Yucky, Gross & Cool Body
Human Body Webquest Sites
Neuroscience for Kids
Cool Left-brain Right-brain illusion
PBS Secret Life of the Brain: Illusions
Pinky & The Brain on the parts of the brain
Human body question & answer