February is Children's Dental Health month, but any time of year is appropriate for this unit, which includes a reading comprehension, and several science experiments perfectly designed to get children interested in the health of these "visible bones".
Three reading comprehensions (Your Respiratory System, Diseases of the Respiratory System, Take Care of your Respiratory System) clearly and simply explain how the respiratory system works and how to keep it working.
An illustrated two page explanation of the endocrine system with a set of completion, true/false, and short answer questions. Part of an abcteach series on systems of the human body and how our body works.
Learn about the "My Pyramid" food guide! This mini-unit features a reading comprehension, Venn diagram, and several short answer and essay writing prompts, designed to promote understanding and creative thinking.
Three reading comprehension selections (Your Immune System, Immune System Disease, Keeping Your Immune System Healthy) clearly and simply explain how the immune system works and how to keep it working. Each selection is followed by 5 multiple choice questions and 4 questions that require brief written responses. (11 pages)
This unit is a great enhancement to a nutrition lesson, and also works well as a "stand alone". Based on the 2005 food pyramid guide, and featuring imaginative writing prompts, real-life nutrition analysis, graphing, and more.