Cells and Body Systems Unit - Middle or High School

Cells and Body Systems Unit - Middle or High School
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Everything you need to teach full unit on Cells and Body Systems for Middle or High School. This unit covers the following four learning outcomes:
1. Demonstrate knowledge of the characteristics of living things
- identify various characteristics of living things
- relate characteristics of living things to viruses, bacteria, plants and animals

2. Relate the main features and properties of cells to their functions
- summarize the cell theory
- accurately list similarities and differences between cell types
- describe the structure and function of cell organelles
- recognize and name the parts of a cell using a microscope

3. Explain the relationship between cells, tissues, organs and organ systems
- define the terms tissue, organ and organ system
- distinguish between cells, tissues, organs and organ systems based on structure and function
- identify the main components of the human organ system
- describe how organ systems work together to obtain and transport nutrients, remove wastes and exchange gasses

4. Explain the functioning of the immune system, and the roles of the primary, secondary and tertiary defense systems
- identify components of the primary defense systems
- identify phagocytic white blood cells as the major component of the secondary defense system
- describe how each of the defense system components works
- describe factors that can have a negative effect of body systems, including pathogens

Zipped folder includes: a unit outline, 9 sets of templated notes for students with teacher masters, 6 powerpoints that correspond with student notes, 9 class/student activities, 4 review activities with lists of vocabulary, 4 quizzes with teacher masters and 4 unit tests with masters.

I have sold this unit to over 100 teachers in Canada and have had great reviews. Everything here has been tested in the classroom with success.

Cells and Body Systems by Liz Saville is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 2.5 Canada License.
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