Human Body Systems 2-Week Unit: 11 Fun, Interactive, Educational Lessons!

Human Body Systems 2-Week Unit: 11 Fun, Interactive, Educational Lessons!
Human Body Systems 2-Week Unit: 11 Fun, Interactive, Educational Lessons!
Human Body Systems 2-Week Unit: 11 Fun, Interactive, Educational Lessons!
Human Body Systems 2-Week Unit: 11 Fun, Interactive, Educational Lessons!
Human Body Systems 2-Week Unit: 11 Fun, Interactive, Educational Lessons!
Human Body Systems 2-Week Unit: 11 Fun, Interactive, Educational Lessons!
Human Body Systems 2-Week Unit: 11 Fun, Interactive, Educational Lessons!
Human Body Systems 2-Week Unit: 11 Fun, Interactive, Educational Lessons!
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Human Body Systems Lessons-★★★★Get These Interactive Group Project Health Lessons!

Talk about "Student Engagement!" This "Body Systems Unit" is a favorite Health unit. There are links to over 50 body system websites with tons of info, videos and interactive activities!!!


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!!


★This resource is taken directly from my Full Semester/Year High School Health Curriculum, and my Middle/Junior High School Health Curriculumwhich are both #1 Best-Selling Health Curriculums on TPT!


★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!


★And, in just two weeks, this group project meets 13 out of the 20 Common Core Standards, all 8 National Standards, and 8 State Standards!!!!


★ALL FUTURE UPDATES FOR LIFE ARE INCLUDED!! All new lessons, activities, and any changes that I create for this resource are FREE!! Simply go to your "My Purchases" folder and download anytime!


This unit includes:

1. 165 Pages of step-by-step teacher directions

2. 84-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.)

Systems include:








Integumentary (Skin)

4. A grading rubric for the class presentation

5. Over 70 QR-Coded links to research/informational websites

6. Unit Test and Key


Here are more details:

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

-Skin 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

-Why exercise

-20 benefits of exercise

-Longevity Study

-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"


Research Project


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Human Body Systems Lessons: Get These Interactive Group Project Health Lessons!

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