Human Biology

Human Biology

Human Biology

Human Body Webquest

Directions:
Go to the following websites to find answers about the human body. After you complete the questions1.     
print copy (with your name on it).2.      Continue to learn more about the human body with the additional interactive websites below.

Bones
http://www.innerbody.com/text/skelov.html
1. How many bones does an adult have?
2. How many bones are babies born with?

Heart
http://kidshealth.org/kid/body/heart_SW.html
3. The heart is on your left side and is about the size of what?
4. When you have grown up, how many times will your heart beat per minute?

Lungs
http://web.onetel.net.uk/~dh_mosley/STEM-HumanBody/lungs.htm
5. What is the hard tube called that’s in front of your neck?
6. What is the name for the tiny air sacs in your lungs?

Muscles
http://kidshealth.org/kid/htbw/muscles.html#
7. What type of muscle is involuntary?
8. What type of muscle makes up the heart?
9. Name an ab muscle.
10. What type of muscle is voluntary?

Kidney
http://kidshealth.org/kid/cancer_center/HTBW/kidneys.html
11. What is the size of the kidney?
12. What is the name of the tube that leads to the bladder?

Brain
http://faculty.washington.edu/chudler/introb.html#bb
Go to Brain Basics:
Brain size

13. How many grams does a human brain weigh?
Our divided brain: Lobes of the brain
14. In the picture, what is the name of the blue lobe?
15. Go to "Higher Functions" - What part of the brain help you recognize faces?

Interactive Human Body Websites

1.http://www.smm.org/heart/lungs/top.html– Perform the following tasks1) View the lungs from the
outside
3.http://www-medlib.med.utah.edu/WebPath/CVHTML/CV001.htmlCheck out some cool pictures of
the human heart
4.http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/eheart/transplant.html1) Click on and perform the interactive heart
transplant
5.http://www.smm.org/heart/heart/top.html1) Click on the cool animations
6.http://medtropolis.com/virtual-body/1) Click on the Skeleton and “build the skeleton” activity2)
7.http://www.klbschool.org.uk/interactive/science/digestion1.htmltake the quiz for fun
8.http://www.bbc.co.uk/science/humanbody/body/interactives/3djigsaw_02/index.shtml?skeleton1)Click
on and perform the body building activites – Cool Graphics
9. http://www.brainsrule.com/ 1) Very fun site – Click on the “Games” and play!
10.http://www.pbs.org/wnet/brain/3d/index.html1) Explore the 3-D brain
11.http://www.exploratorium.edu./memory/braindissection/index.html1) Explore the dissection of a sheep
brain
12. And of course do the virtual surgies onhttp://www.edheads.com
13.http://www.allaboutvision.com/conditions/eye-color-chart.htm– All about eye color – ya gotta scroll
down the screen
14.http://yucky.discovery.com/noflash/body/– Gross Stuff about the human body
15.http://www.bbc.co.uk/science/humanbody/body/interactives/senseschallenge/– The Senses Challenge
16.http://www.sciencenetlinks.com/interactives/systems.html– Put the organs in the right spots and win!
17.http://sv.berkeley.edu/showcase/pages/bones.html– Put together the skeleton
18.http://www.harcourtschool.com/activity/skel/skel.html– Another skeleton shakedown
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