Human Body Systems Unit

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    Human Body Project, Holiday Game, and Exercise Activity


    This human body systems unit of lessons and activities is a bundle designed to save you precious prep time as you teach students using the following materials: guided science texts, hands-on activities, review activities, classroom posters, graphic organizers, internet research activities, review sheets, and assessments in project or test form for the following human body systems:

    • skeletal
    • muscular
    • digestive
    • circulatory
    • integumentary
    • respiratory
    • excretory
    • nervous
    • endocrine
    • reproductive
    • immune

    Students will learn:

    • The parts, function, and how each body system operates.
    • How the human body systems work together to keep the body healthy and maintain homeostasis.

    This HUGE body systems unit includes:

    Body Organization: Students will learn how parts of a system work together through specialized cells, tissues, organs, and organ systems using the following materials

    • Science text worksheets with guided reading questions
    • Google Drive digital workbook version of the printable article
    • Flipbook review activity

    Skeletal System

    • Science text worksheets with guided reading questions
    • Google Drive digital workbook version of the printable article
    • Sketch note graphic organizers
    • Hands-on activity for students to create their replica of a bone
    • Flipbook also includes the muscular system
    • The review sheet and assessment also include the muscular system.

    Muscular System

    • Science reading detailing the three types of muscles found in the body; skeletal, smooth, and cardiac. It also includes comprehension questions.
    • Google Drive digital workbook version of the printable article
    • Flipbook review activity
    • Graphic organizers

    Digestive System

    • Anchor chart posters to hang in your classroom or hand out to your students

    They include:

      • mechanical digestion
      • chemical digestion
      • nutrients
      • esophagus
      • stomach
      • small intestine
      • large intestine

    • Vocabulary sheet for the same terms as the classroom posters
    • A 2-page science text on the five groups of nutrients
      • vitamins
      • minerals
      • fats
      • carbohydrates
      • proteins

    • 4 pages of science worksheets on the digestive system with an additional page of questioning
      • function
      • parts; mouth, esophagus, stomach, small intestine, large intestine
      • how it operates

    • Types of digestion graphic organizer
    • Organ sequencing chart
    • Mechanical and chemical digestion demonstration and hands-on lab activity
    • Two pages of notes for students to review their understanding of this human body system
    • Flipbook - this activity is excellent for review. Students can look back at their notes to fill in the function, types of digestion, parts, and how it operates. It comes with a student instruction sheet and rubric.
    • Task cards -come with a student answer sheet
    • Review sheet
    • Assessment

    Circulatory System: This human body unit details how the heart, blood, and blood vessels work together.

    • Science circulatory system reading worksheets with assessment questions
    • Google Drive digital workbook version of the printable article
    • Two hands-on activities to visualize what blood looks like and how our heart works
    • Graphic organizers
    • Flipbook review activity - two versions printable and Google Classroom
    • Editable review activity
    • A wanted poster project summarizes an understanding of parts and how they work.

    Integumentary System:

    • Science article with guided reading questions
    • Google Drive digital workbook version of the printable article

    Respiratory and Excretory System:

    • Science text with comprehension questions and visual notes for both systems
    • Google Drive digital workbook version of the printable article
    • Printable and Google Classroom ready task cards

    Nervous System:

    • Science text with guided reading questions and sketch notes
    • Google Drive digital workbook version of the printable article
    • Flipbook activity
    • Digital Google Forms and printable task card activity
    • STEM activity

    Endocrine System:

    • Science reading worksheets with questioning to assess comprehension
    • Google Drive digital workbook version of the printable article
    • Student instructions for doodle graphic organizers
    • Doodle sketch notes to use to review concepts
    • Student instructions for printable and digital flipbook
    • Printable AND digital flipbook
    • Tips, tricks, and instructions to distribute to Google Classroom
    • Rubric

    Reproductive System:

    • 3-page science text detailing the hormones, parts of the male and female reproductive systems, and how the sexual reproduction organs reproduce.
    • Two inquiry pages include varied questioning, including short answers, labeling the different parts, graphic organizers, and summarizing how the systems work.
    • Google Drive digital workbook version of the printable article
    • Review sheet that includes a visual note-taking activity

    Immune System:

    • Teacher pages: Using science text and sketch notes in your classroom.
    • Immune System science text worksheets: 3 pages with an additional page of comprehension questions.
    • Google Drive digital workbook version of the printable article
    • Sketch note graphic organizer activity
    • Answer key


    • Teacher pages: How to use this resource in your classroom
    • Reading worksheets
    • Graphic organizer
    • Answer key


    Exercise and the Human Body

    This activity is included FREE to review the human body systems, how they work together, and exercise's effect on the human body.

    Human body culminating project: Students will use their knowledge of the body systems to complete a poster detailing the parts, function, and connection to other systems. Teacher notes, student guidelines, a graphic organizer, project templates, and a rubric are included.

    Christmas Light Hunt Game: Review the human body systems with this fun digital game and two printable mystery pictures.

    An answer key is included.

    The following human body systems are included in this unit:

    Check out what happy teachers are saying about this human body systems bundle:

    • WOW! This is an amazing bundle and will make teaching and learning the human body so much easier. Can't wait to use this next year with my 5th-grade students. Science is going to ROCK using this resource. Love it!
    • THE BEST!!!! Fun activities. I put together all the nonfiction readers with some doodles and created a project. My students loved it, and now they are teaching body systems to one another.
    • This was an absolutely fabulous activity book. I would recommend it to anyone teaching the unit on the human body for the first time. Well done!

    Frequently asked questions:

    Q: Does this cover evolution?

    A: No, this only covers the human body systems listed above. Check out the preview for more details.

    Q: Can this be used with my secure learning management system such as Google Classroom, Schoology, SeeSaw, Canvas, etc.?

    A: Yes, you can post these materials on any site not accessed by the public.

    Q: Which human body systems are included?

    A: The following systems are included: skeletal, muscular, digestive, cardiovascular / circulatory, respiratory, excretory, nervous, endocrine, reproductive, integumentary (skin, hair, and nails), and immune

    Q: Where can I access the video that is in the preview?

    A: Email me at so I can give you the link.

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    Kindly Note: If you have questions, do not hesitate to email me at Teaching Muse Email



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