Body Systems

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Ideal for grade 6-10, this lesson is designed for students to learn about the structural organization of a body system, from the cellular level, to tissues, to organs, to organ systems, and to organisms. Students will make a museum diorama about the different levels of organization in a human body system (circulatory or respiratory system). This lesson also includes some content about plant cells.

After completing this design challenge, students will understand:

  • body systems and how they are structured; specifically the circulatory and respiratory system

Required resources:

  • Shoe box
  • Modeling clay
  • Online access to a discussion board or other peer feedback method