|Product #: EMC856|
How Your Body Works Gr. 1-3 Scienceworks For Kids
Science Activity Books, Health and Human Body Activity Books
For hands-on activities involving life cycles, anatomy, body systems, and the senses that connect science with real life, choose How Your Body Works. This book, designed with good science and easy teaching in mind, covers these concepts: bodies change as they grow older, the body has external and internal parts, the brain controls the body and is the center of thinking, we use five senses to find out about our world, the body has lungs for breathing, the body digests food for energy, the heart pumps blood throughout the body, bones support and help move the body, muscles help the body move. Activities help children practice skills in: observation, analysis, communication, making comparisons, prediction, critical thinking, and recording. Areas of study address major themes such as: change, structure, function, diversity, and cause and effect. Samples of the hands-on learning experiences: conduct blindfolded taste, smell, and hearing tests, count and record heartbeat during various activities, put together a skeleton puzzle, do an experiment to understand how respiration works. Contains many reproducible, ready-to-go resources, such as record sheets, logbook forms, minibooks, and picture cards. Illustrated throughout with fun, yet accurate line art. All 80 pages perforated for easy removal.
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