Learning About My Body covers concepts that address National Science Education Standards.
Concepts covered include:
the human body has structures and behaviors that help it grow and survive: the body has external parts, the body has internal parts-skeleton and muscles, heart and lungs, stomach and intestines
the brain controls body functions and is the center of thinking
humans use their five senses to find out about their surroundings: hearing, sight, smell, taste, touch
humans grow and change during their life cycles
we must take care of our bodies: nutrition, rest, cleanliness, exercise, safety
A variety of engaging activities present the concepts in ways that young students can understand. Each concept presented includes:
teacher directions for lessons
reproducible resource pages such as sets of picture cards, minibooks, and lab sheets to record the results of hands-on investigation
This resource contains teacher support pages, reproducible student pages, and an answer key.