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Human Body Systems WebQuest


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A WebQuest for Late Elementary Age Children.

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Human Body Systems WebQuest

  1. 1. HUMAN BODY SYSTEMS: What Do They Do? NEXT A WebQuest by David W. Black
  2. 2. Illinois Learning Standard State Goal 23.A.2 Identify basic body systems and their functions (e.g., circulatory, respiratory, nervous). NEXT
  3. 3. Introduction <ul><li>Ever wonder how the body works while you do stuff? Me too! So we are going to take a trip around the marvels of the Human Body and the systems that make it GO! </li></ul>NEXT
  4. 4. Check This Out! NEXT
  5. 5. Do This! <ul><li>Open a New Document in Word. </li></ul><ul><li>Name Each of the FOUR Systems in the Demonstration You Just Did. </li></ul><ul><li>Tell What YOU Think Each One Does. </li></ul><ul><li>Tell How Each MIGHT Affect the Others. </li></ul><ul><li>But WAIT – There’s MORE! </li></ul>NEXT
  6. 6. Do This, Too! <ul><li>Write a sentence or two to describe what happens to each system when you: </li></ul><ul><li>*Eat a big meal! </li></ul><ul><li>*Run a race! </li></ul><ul><li>*Do push ups! </li></ul><ul><li>*Play a video game! </li></ul><ul><li>*Sleep in on Saturday! </li></ul><ul><li>Or come up with your OWN IDEA! </li></ul>NEXT
  7. 7. Check Yourself! <ul><li>Look at These: </li></ul><ul><li>System One. </li></ul><ul><li>System Two. </li></ul><ul><li>System Three. </li></ul><ul><li>System Four. </li></ul><ul><li>Go HERE for MORE! </li></ul>NEXT
  8. 8. Helpful Links: <ul><li>Neuroscience for Kids. </li></ul><ul><li>Digestive System Video. </li></ul><ul><li>Circulatory System Article. </li></ul><ul><li>Skeletal System List and Activities. </li></ul><ul><li>Nutrition Game. </li></ul><ul><li>How Food Affects the Brain. </li></ul>NEXT
  9. 9. Wrap It Up! <ul><li>Now take what you learned and make a POSTER! This can include drawings, photographs, charts, and text. Be c o l o r f u l and exciting! Also, write a short paragraph on what happens when someone does NOT take care of their body. </li></ul><ul><li>EXTRA CREDIT: Choose one of your descriptions from earlier in this WebQuest - like what happens to the Circulatory System when you run a race – and show the class! (Tip: Be sure to choose an activity that has VISIBLE RESULTS! “Eating a Big Meal” would not SHOW anything.) </li></ul>NEXT
  10. 10. Expectations: NEXT Category 4 3 2 1 Oral Presentation Interesting delivery that holds audience attention. Does extra credit portion. Relatively interesting delivery that usually holds audience attention. Delivery is able to hold audience attention most of the time. Some lack of organization. Delivery uninteresting and audience attention lost. Some portions of presentation missing or incomplete. Content Meets ALL requirements and extra credit. Shows complete understanding of assignment. Meets ALL requirements with no extra credit. Shows understanding of assignment. Meets 75% of the requirements. Shows some understanding of assignment. Meets less than 75% of requirements.
  11. 11. Help ME! <ul><li>What did you like best about this project? </li></ul><ul><li>What did you like the least? </li></ul><ul><li>If you were the teacher, what would you change? </li></ul><ul><li>Take a few minutes to share your thoughts in a NEW Word document. Print it out and turn it in. You do NOT have to put your name on this part. Thanks! You are now DONE! WooHoo! </li></ul>