Human Anatomy and Physiology
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Science Curriculum Standards
3251 - Human Anatomy and Physiology
- Conducting a Scientific Inquiry - Print out and use the activity in various way: matching game or question/answer game.
- Scientific Inquiry - Describes scientific procedures and the appropriate tools and techniques used.
- Scientific Inquiry Process - The road map for arriving at the objective.
- What is Inquiry? - Explains difference between scientific method and scientific inquiry, including diagrams and charts on inquiry phases and types.
- British and Metric Conversions - a series of pages relating to converting to or from metric units
- Calculating the Density of a Liquid - tutorial on the math involved plus sample questions
- Calculating Density of a Solid - tutorial on the math involved plus sample questions
- Converting Fahrenheit to Celsius - interactive problem from Annenberg
- Converting Length Measurements - use your knowledge of meters, centimeters and millimeters to answer questions to build a shed
- Finding the Mass of an Object - tutorial on using a triple-beam balance which includes questions to answer
- Finding the Volume of an Object - tutorial on using a graduated cylinder which includes questions to answer
- Platform Scales Addition - weigh several items and find the sum in hundredths of a gram or
- Platform Scales Subtraction - weigh several items and find the difference in hundredths of a gram or
- Teaching Measures - links to length, mass, or capacity activities and printables - good for using on an interactive whiteboard for a whole class activity
- Transparency Master - use this high quality picture of a block of metal on a triple beam balance as a review for your students
- Using a Graduated Cylinder - [L and mL] a whole class activity for reading a scale, estimating and converting between units or
- Using a Platform Scale - practice using scales like the one in a doctor's office, five Gregs will drop on the scale, waiting to be weighed, see how quickly you can weigh them or
- Using a Ruler - a whole class activity for reading a ruler, estimating and converting between units or
- Creative Engineering Design - Lesson on introducing students to the world of creative engineering product design.
- Design and Construct A Road Sign Support - Lesson and video. Students use simple materials to design, build, and test a model of a free-standing structure used to support overhead road signs.
- Developing a Robot Design - Follow an engineering design process to develop a robot design. Takes you step by step through the process.
- Engineering Design Process - From Wikipedia.
- NASA Engineering Design Process - Design challenge for students. Complete each step and students should document their work as they develop their lunar plant growth chamber.
- The Design Process - Step-by-step information on the engineering design process and how to use it to find a solution.
- Toxic Popcorn Design Challenge - Student activity working in teams to solve the challenge by designing both a process and a produce to solve the challenge.
- How Do You Get To The Moon? - Lesson and video, adapted from NOVA, showcasing the competing engineering plans designed for landing a person on the Moon for the first time. Includes discussion questions.
- Lesson: On Target! - Teams of students will explore the engineering design process by modifying a paper cup to carry a marble down a zip line and drop it precisely on a target learning to brainstorm, test, evaluate, and redesign their devices to improve accuracy.
- Lesson: Pop Fly! - Student teams in grades 3–12 will explore the engineering design process by building a device that can launch a ping-pong ball high enough for them to catch it.
- Polar Bears and PCs - Lesson on unintended consequences.
- Technology: Conveniences and Consequences - Lesson for students to consider the benefits and hazards of today's technology in the environment.
- The Unanticipated Consequences of Technology - A paper investigating the ubiquitous phenomenon of unanticipated consequences.
- The Unintended Consequences of New Tech - From ABCNews.
- Cost/Benefit Analysis - Article on evaluating quantitatively whether to follow a course of action.
- Cost-Volume-Profit - Lesson on analysis and planning.
- How to Forecast Revenue and Growth - Easy to follow guide to forecasting revenues and expenses.
- Justifying a Software Development Project - A cost/benefit analysis for a software project.
- Take Advantage of New Technologies - Lesson on recognizing the benefits of using new technologies using Oprah as an example.
- Biomedical Engineering: Technologies to Improve Health - The goal of bioengineering and examples of research conducted.
- Convenient Carrier - Project for students to invent a convenient way for someone using crutches or a wheelchair to carry small personal items. (Eng and Spanish)
- Design a Paraplegic Equestrian Saddle - Excellent lesson - Students follow an engineering design to develop an affordable, safe equestrian saddle for a person who is paraplegic.
- Engineering Projects - Lessons on engineering concepts and designs in the world around us.
- Helping Hand - Design and build a device that lets you grab different objects and drop them into a container that's at least two feet away. (Eng and Spanish)
- The Real Bionic Man - Lesson for students to learn about technological advances like sophisticated artificial human parts.
- Video Profiles - Watch Design Squad Nation and the numerous technologies invented to help people.
- 3-D Object Viewer - Students may explore a variety of 3-D objects and their accompanying 2-D views. or
- Adaptive Device Design - Students use engineering concepts to design adaptive devices that help people with a wide range of physical challenges adapt to the world and participate fully in society. Includes lessons and student worksheets.
- Basketbots - Design a robotic arm that will lift a ping pong ball. Print out the handsouts to sketch your design and come up with your final design.
- Building Houses with Side View - student constructs a block figure (dynamic, perspective drawing) to match (10 different figures) or
- Coloring 3-D sides - [UK spelling on this site] Find the red sides shown in a series of 2-D drawings and click on the right face of the 3-D model to color it red. 20 questions or
- Coloring 2-D sides - Use the colored portion of the 3-D object to color the correct side of the 2-D drawing. or
- Cube - Find out which colors will be on opposite faces of a cube whose faces are shown unfolded.
- Guess the View - Students are given a 3-D view of an object, and then given a 2-D view of the object. Students must choose which of 6 views is being displayed from a list. and
- Multi-view Drawing - Visualizing a multi-view design and an orthographic projection.
- Plot Plans and Silhouettes - from Shape and Space in Geometry - the student task is to come up with plot plans that could match the given silhouettes. Background information is available at another page.
- Quick Images - In the following Interactive Activity, you'll stretch both your visualization and drawing muscles. (click on Show Shape to begin the activity)
- Robotics - Curriculum with nine units designed to integrate engineering and technology as students work together to create a robot prototype. Includes numerous activity sheet print-outs.
- Rotating Houses - Students are presented with a 3-D figure created with blocks that can be rotated and flipped using a mouse. The figure must be rotated until it matches a 2-D representation of one of the views. or