Showing posts from February, 2012

Human Body Project

For the month of February our school encourages the students to participate in Jump Rope For Heart. February is also the common health month including heart healthy. I decided to switch my science curriculum to incorporate the human body. Below is the outline for how the unit was taught. Feel free to download it. After I had taught a Human Body unit to a 2nd grade gifted class back in 2009, I decided that I wanted to take some of those key elements and apply them to what Kindergarteners could learn about the Human Body. After some research I narrowed down the topics to the following four systems:

1. Skeletal System
2. Digestive System
3. Circulatory System
4. Respiratory System

These were the best systems for children to understand. I found that as the unit progressed they were able to remember all the functions of each of the systems. You can download my unit outline to see how I completed the unit with the students.

Several of my materials are below that are free to download. I will…