Endocrine System Lesson Plans

  • Class Activity
    Real-Life Superhero Science
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    Students learn about the hormone adrenaline what is the science behind real-life superheroes. Next students solve puzzles and an answer key is provided. Last students write a bibliography about a superhero from a book.
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    Published by Library Sparks Elementary School
  • Project
    Human Body Wanted Poster
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    Students will create a to create a "Wanted" poster about an organ. Students will research an organ system contains your organ, the organ's main functions, ow does your organ works with other systems to keep the body healthy, which diseases or disorders affects your organ, and can a person live without the organ.
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    Published by Stacy Baker & Tracy Trimpe Middle School
  • Worksheet
    Human Body Systems Word Search
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    A word search with 31 terms related to the human body systems.
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    Published by Tracy Trimpe Middle School
  • Worksheet
    Introductory Feedback Loops
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    Students answer homeostasis questions on positive and negative feedback loops in the endocrine system. Introductory lesson about feedback loops.
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    Published by NGSS Life Science High School
  • Lab Experiment
    Feedback Mechanisms Lab
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    Students will model how the endocrine system uses feedback mechanisms to maintain homeostasis. The lab focuses on blood sugar levels including: insulin hormones, glucagon hormone, pancreas, liver, and the bloodstream.
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    Published by NGSS Life Science High School

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