Human Body Basics Unit

01 Draw a Human Cell

What are the organelles inside a cell and what do they do? And what are organelles anyway?

04 Ear and Hearing

How does hearing work and why does it sometimes not?

07 Touch

How does touch work? What happens when it doesn't?

10 Dental Care

Why do teeth fall out? And why do they stay in? What are cavities and how do braces work?

13 DIY Heart Pump

What does the heart do? How does it do that? Make your own working model!

16 DIY Lungs Model

How do you get air into your lungs? Why do you need a diaphragm?

19 Modeling the GI System

How do the organs of digestion fit together to nourish your body? Make your own model out of clay!

22 Intro to Muscles

What are muscles and how do they allow us to move?

02 Intro to the 8 Senses

How did we come up with 8 senses? What are they?

05 Tongue and Nose

What is taste? How does a stuffy nose affect it?

08 Teeth

Why do we have different kinds of teeth and how do dentists count them?

11 Brain

What is the brain and how is it organized?

14 Intro to the Heart

What does the heart do and why is it so important?

17 Intro to Lungs

What do the lungs do and how do they do it?

20 Intro to Bones

What are the different kinds of bones and what are their jobs?

03 Draw a Human Eye

What are the parts of the human eye and how do they allow us to see?

06 Vestibular System

What does your inner ear have to do with being dizzy? What is vertigo and why are there rocks in your head?

09 Mini Activity: Dental Chart

How to dentists fill out dental charts?

12 How We Make Speech

How does speech happen and what areas of the body are involved? (Hint: it's not just the vocal cords!)

15 Blood and Blood Components

What makes blood red? What else does blood do?

18 GI Overview

How do all the organs of the GI system work together to nourish you?

21 Intro to Joints

What the different kinds of joints and what are their jobs?