This lesson includes a 550 slide truly interactive PowerPoint roadmap full of built-in activities, instructions and visuals for exciting hands-on activities such as building a working arm from elastics and popsicle sticks, and a raw chicken leg dissection. Everything is provided and unfolds step by step. The lesson bundle also includes critcal class notes (red slides), review opportunities, video links, three page homework, answer key, lesson notes with visuals, end of the lesson quiz, and much more.
This PowerPoint begins describing how the muscular and skeletal systems work together. A brief description of energy use and movement is provided with visuals. A link to a cool video that just shows some great examples of movement and muscles (gymnastics). Students then guess the number of muscles in the human body and the answers are revealed. A step by step sequence describes how blood vessels are woven into the muscular system to deliver food and oxygen and remove CO2 and waste. Action potential is briefly addressed and a link to video that shows a mind controlled prosthetic limb is provided. The three types of muscles (smooth, skeletal, cardiac) are addressed in a step by step sequence and students match the type of muscle to the correct picture. Voluntary and involuntary muscles are addressed and students again choose between pictures. Muscle fibers are described with visuals. An activity is built-into the slideshow that has students simulate the contraction of muscles with their hands. Directions included. A reference to Form Follows Function is made. The bicep and tricep are then focused on with the contraction of one muscle and relaxation of another. How smooth muscles work is described and an activity has the students move a golf ball (food) through a trash bag on a table using only their fist (some water and dish soap needed). Connective tissue is addressed here (Also a part of the skeletal system PowerPoint) and a stand up quiz is presented. After students learn about Tendons and Ligaments, they see a picture of one or the other. If they think it is a tendon they make a "T" and if it is a Ligament the make an "L" with finger and thumb. Answers are provided as well as a fun bonus "Achilles". A link to a virtual tour of the muscular system is provided. A quiz opportunity is provided that has the students name some common muscles in the human body. A box highlights and points to a muscle. Teacher can call upon table groups or students to answer. Next slide reveals the muscle. This repeats so all students can participate. A comedic visual quiz is provide that has the students name 10 different muscles on Sylvester Stallone throughout his movies of the 80's. Answers are provided in a step by step process. The students will really enjoy the quiz. A chicken leg dissection with instructions are provided and students record a provided spreadsheet into their notebook. Directions take students through the entire chicken leg dissection one step at a time and visuals are provided. Color coded text makes following instructions a snap. The visuals are very helpful. Answers to the spreadsheet are provided at the end and covered one at time as not to overwhelm. Please make sure to wear goggles, gloves, and disinfect / warn about contamination / pathogens. Chicken should be refrigerated before and after. Dispose of properly. A series of questions review the activity with visuals and a 1-5 end of the PowerPoint Quiz is provided with answers following. A series of hidden box games conclude this PowerPoint that have the students guess a relevant picture that is hidden beneath shapes. Each slide removes more of the obstructions to the picture. This is a really exciting and interactive PowerPoint that you and your students will enjoy. -Thanks
-Note, students should have some knowledge of the skeletal system / joints for parts of the chicken leg dissection. I do offer a skeletal system PowerPoint if interested.
Human Body and Health Topics Unit on TpT
Human Body Systems and Health Topics Unit
This Unit includes all of the following...
Human Body System and Health Topics Unit Samples, Homework, Notes, PowerPoint Freebies
Levels of Biological Organization Lesson (400 Slides) HW, Notes, and More
Skeletal System Lesson (660 Slides) HW, Notes, and More
Muscular System Lesson (400 Slides) HW, Notes and more
Levels of Biological Organization, Skeletal System, Muscular System Review Game (FREE)
Molecules of Life, Healthy Eating and Healthy Living, Eating Disorders, Junk Food, Fast Food, Obesity, and much more
Circulatory System Lesson (950 Slides) HW, Notes, and much more
Respiratory System Lesson and Anti-Tobacco (750 Slides) HW, Notes, and more
Circulatory and Respiratory Systems PowerPoint Review Game with Answer Key (FREE)
Digestive System Lesson (680 Slides( HW, Notes, and much more
Excretory System Lesson (350 Slides) HW, Notes and more.
Brain, Nervous System Lesson (1600 Slides) HW, and much more.
Nervous System PowerPoint Reveiw Game with Answer Key (FREE)
Immune System, HIV, AIDS, STD's (975 Slides) HW, Notes, and more
Human Reproductive System, Immune System, HIV, AIDS, and STD's PowerPoint Review Game with Answer Key (FREE)
Entire Curriculum that I offer on TpT
Entire 4 year Science Curriculum, 20 Full Units (50,000 Slides) HW, Notes, and much more
The Human Body Systems and Health Topics Unit includes a 13 Part interactive and engaging PowerPoint Presentation of 10,000+ slides with built-in class notes (Red Slides), lab activities with built-in instructions and questions, project ideas, discussion questions, built-in quizzes, step by step drawings, challenge questions with answers and much more. Text is always in large print (32 font) and is placed at the top of each slide so it can be read from all angles of a classroom. Also included is a 38 page assessment / bundled homework package that chronologically follows the PowerPoint slideshow, as well as a 36 page modified assessment. 60 pages of class notes with visuals are included for students who may require support, as well as answer keys to both of the assessments for support professionals, teachers, and homeschool parents. 108 video shorts (.flv files) are provided and a slide within the slideshow cues teacher / parent when the videos are most relevant to play. Video shorts usually range from 2-7 minutes and are included in organized folders. Five PowerPoint review games (125+ slides each) are included. Answers to the PowerPoint review games are provided in PowerPoint form so students can self-assess. Lastly, several class games such as guess the hidden picture beneath the boxes, crossword puzzles, and the find the hidden owl somewhere within the slideshow are provided.
The Entire Human Body Unit:
Areas of focus: Form Follows Function concept spread throughout. Levels of biological organization, cell basics, cells of the body, tissues, organs, organ systems, homeostasis, functions of the skeletal system, categories of bones, marrow, bones of the human body, bone disease, types of joints, muscular system, connective tissues, ligaments, tendons, muscles and energy use, types of muscle tissue, muscle fibers and movement, common muscles, biological molecules and important nutrients to the body (extensive), learning the contents of junk food, calories, obesity, fast food, eating disorders, anabolic steroids, digestive system, mechanical and chemical digestion, taste, enzymes, swallowing reflex, esophagus and peristalsis, organs of the GI Tract, focus on chemical digestion, duodenum,stomach, pancreas, liver, gall bladder, small intestine, villi and surface area, large intestine, appendix, rectum, cardiovascular system, cellular respiration, functions of the circulatory system, movement of blood, focus on the heart, blood vessels, cardiovascular disease, contents of blood, blood types, functions of the respiratory system, the nose, epiglottis, larynx and vocal cords, trachea, bronchus, lungs, alveoli, diaphragm, lung capacity, dangers of smoking, cancer, how to avoid cancer, skin cancer, what's inside a cigarette, smoking and advertising, excretory system, kidneys, urine, inside the nephron, ureters, bladder, urethra, kidney's role in detoxifying, cirrhosis of the liver, integumentary system (skin), functions of the skin, anatomy of skin, fingerprints, nervous system, stimulus, anatomy of a neuron, types of neurons, voluntary and involuntary functions, central and peripheral nervous systems, regions of the brain and roles, right brain vs. left brain, spinal cord injuries, anatomy of the eye and sight, lenses, rods and cones, night vision, anatomy of the nose and smell, dangers of inhalants, anatomy of the ear and hearing, noise induced hearing loss, sense of touch, the adolescent brain -whoa!, lobes of the brain, endocrine system, glands, hormones, activities in your body, endocrine system vs. nervous system, exocrine glands, puberty, body stability, parenting, male and female reproductive systems, sex cells, chromosomes, fertilization, menstrual cycle, placenta, embryo development, dangers of smoking and drinking while pregnant, immune system, diseases, how diseases are spread, the immune response, vaccines, virus prevention, HIV, HIV transmission, abstinence vs. prevention, AIDS, STD's, and much more. Difficulty rating 7/10
I also sell all 20 Middle-Level Science Units as a hard good on TpT and this mailed on an 8GB USB drive ($20 Value) free shipping. This includes all 20 units (50,000 slides), in Life, Earth, and Physical Science for students in grades 5-10, This also includes 300+ pages of bundled homework / assessment that chronologically follows each unit, 175 pages of modified assessments, 325 pages of answer keys, 300 pages of unit notes, 43 PowerPoint review games (5500+ slides), 415 videos, hundreds of pages of handouts, First Day PowerPoint, Guidebook, and Four Year Curriculum Guide and classroom license.
If you have any questions please feel free to contact me. Thank you again.
Ryan Murphy M.Ed
Below are the links to the 20 units of study that I offer on TpT for individual purchase. All of these are included in the curriculum purchase.
Physical Science Units
Science Skills Unit
Laws of Motion and Simple Machines Unit
Matter, Energy, and the Environment Unit
Atoms and Periodic Table of the Elements Unit
Physical Science Curriculum
Physical Science Bundle Package (4 Units)
Life Science Units
Human Body Systems and Health Topics Unit
Cellular Biology Unit
Infectious Diseases Unit
DNA and Genetics Unit, Cell Division
Taxonomy and Classification Unit
Evolution and Natural Selection, Change Topics Unit
Ecology Feeding Levels Unit
Ecology Interactions Unit
Ecology Abiotic Factors Unit
Life Science Curriculum
Life Science Bundle Package (10 Units)
Earth Science Units
Weathering, Soil Science, Soil Conservation, Ice Ages, Glaciers Unit
Astronomy Topics Unit
Geology Topics Unit
Weather and Climate Unit
Earth Science Curriculum Bundle
Earth Science Curriculum (6 Units)
Water, Water Quality, Rivers, Lakes, and Fish Units
Water on Earth, Properties of Water, Water Pollution Unit
Rivers, Lakes, and Water Quality Unit (Salmon, Fish, and more)
Below is a link to view this curriculum in greater detail. You will find a PowerPoint tour, how a unit works guide, curriculum possibilities, standards, and many free samples.
Entire Curriculum I offer on TpT...
Entire 4 Year Curriculum, 20 Full Units, (50,000 Slides) HW, Notes, and much more
Ryan Murphy M.Ed