★★★★★These fun interactive group project activities are a student favorite, and they just got better!
★NEW!★ – This unit now includes all student docs, including the “84 QR Code Group Worksheets” in for “Distance Learning!”
★NOW THIS UNIT IS COMPLETELY UPDATED and is 2 WEEKS LONG!
I recently added a “Coronavirus Lesson,” and this unit also includes intro fun, slideshows, videos, a card game, a board game template for students to use to create their own game, unit assessment, and a “Body Systems Rap/Song/Poem” competition! See below and “Preview” for more detailed information!!
-I added intro fun, slideshows, videos, a card game, a board game template for students to use to create their own game, unit test, and a “Body Systems Rap/Song/Poem” competition!! See below for more detailed information!!
-Divide your students into six groups and each group researches and answers questions provided for 8 body systems.
-Q.R. codes included if you don’t have a class set of computers! ★NEW!★ – This unit now includes all student docs, including the “84 QR Code Group Worksheets” in for “Distance Learning!”
– “So comprehensive! Thank you!”
– “Extremely satisfied: My students loved working on this project. There was so much linked information. I loved that they got to research but that the websites were provided in an easy to access way…”
– “Very engaging…they loved it!
– “Kids had a blast!”
– “Helped me save time and not have to come up with this on my own! Loved it!”
-Meets 13 out of the 20 Common Core Standards
-Meets all 8 National Standards
-Meets 8 State Standards
-Loved it! My kids did it as Powerpoint presentations and they were wonderful!”
“I love your materials. Excellent content and engaging activities. Thank you.”
-Loved how my students were able to learn more than just basics about the body systems. Nice enrichment for body systems!”
“I love all of your resources! I have been using this in my seventh grade Health class and my students love it. They especially enjoyed the QR code worksheets and becoming experts in their topics and having the ability to share their knowledge with their classmates.”
★ALL FUTURE UPDATES FOR LIFE ARE INCLUDED!! All new lessons, activities, and any changes that I create for this resource are FREE!!
1. 147 Pages of step-by-step teacher directions
2. 87-Slide PowerPoint that walks you through each lesson
3. 8 body systems questions and website links in easy-to-print format. (If you don’t have the Internet available to students, you could prepare ahead of time by logging on and printing the info for each group.)
4. ★ NEW! ★ NOW includes ! Students can read the QR codes online! Also includes these editable Google Forms:
– “Human Body Systems Unit Assessment”
– “Body Systems Research Worksheet”
-“Non-Communicable Diseases Card Game Worksheet”
4. A grading rubric for the class presentation
5. Over 70 QR-Coded links to research/informational websites
6. Unit Test and Key
Day 1: Body Systems intro
-“Can You Do This?” fun body activities
-“Our Amazing Body” slideshow
-Into teams and 8 “Quick Facts Sheets”
-Team competition “Choose a Team Name Art”
Day 2: QR coded group research
-Body Systems “Rap Video”
-“Virtual Body Website”
-Optional “Body Systems Overview Handout”
-Group research with “QR Coded Worksheet” for 8 body systems
-Optional: “50 Really Weird Facts About Your Body”
Day 3: QR coded group research continued
-3 optional videos to choose from for an intro
-Work on “QR Coded Worksheet “for 8 body systems
Day 4: How disease affects body systems
-United States Non-Communicable Diseases Mortality Rates
-“Non-Communicable Diseases Background Information Sheet”
-Top 4 Causes of Death in U.S.
-7 signs of cancer
-“Family Medical History Homework”
-“Preventing Non-Comm Diseases Handout”
-Interactive folded “”Disease Risk Reduction/ Prevention Origami Heart”
Day 5: Protecting our body systems
-“Preventing Non-Communicable Diseases Handout”
-“Common Aging Changes” Slideshow
-“Nutrition-related illness and obesity
-“Personal Health Risk Assessment”
-Optional: “The Longevity Game”
-Optional: Kahoot Website
Day 6: Choice: Non-Comm. Diseases Card Game or “Create Your Own Board Game”
-Directions to play “Kings in the Corner” Card Game with worksheet
-Optional: 5 additional card game directions
-Directions for students to create the questions for their own body system board game –
Sorry-type board game and flip-up question template included!
Day 7: The preventative power of exercise
-20 benefits of exercise
-The brain and exercise
-Exercise video with worksheet
Day 8, 9, 10: Preparing and giving group Presentations
-Groups use 9 PowerPoint templates to create a PowerPoint or printed paper presentation
-Optional requirement: Group rap, song or poem about their body systems (examples given!)
-Groups share Out to class
-Students fill in “Presentation Note Taking Worksheet” while listening and use this to study for unit test
-Grading Rubrics included!
-Optional unit wrap up: preventative medical check ups for teens, vaccinations, reproductive health check ups
Day 11: Unit Test
-Choice of 2 Tests:
-TEST 1: 30 question test with “Key” is included
-TEST 2: Taken from “Presentation Note Taking Worksheet”
-Documents are editable and included in Word and PDF formats.
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-THIS UNIT AND ALL ITS MATERIALS ARE INCLUDED IN MY FULL SEMESTER/YEAR PROGRAMS: “HIGH SCHOOL HEALTH” and “MIDDLE/JUNIOR HIGH SCHOL HEALTH CURRICULUM,” AND SOME ACTIVITIES ARE ALSO INCLUDED IN MY “NUTRITION,” AND “DISEASES” UNITS.
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