Endocrine System Lesson Plans

  • Project
    Human Body Wanted Poster
    Lesson Plan
     
    Project
    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.
    NGSS Standard
     
    Published by Stacy Baker & Tracy Trimpe Middle School
  • Worksheet
    Introductory Feedback Loops
    Published by NGSS Life Science. Lesson Plan (PDF)

    Lesson Plan (DOCX) with Membership
     
    Worksheet
    Students answer homeostasis questions on positive and negative feedback loops in the endocrine system. Introductory lesson about feedback loops.
    NGSS Standard
     
    Published by NGSS Life Science High School
  • Lab Experiment
    Feedback Mechanisms Lab
    Published by NGSS Life Science. Lesson Plan (PDF)

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    Experiment
    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.
    NGSS Standard
    HS-LS1.A: Structure and Function
    HS-LS1-3
     
    Published by NGSS Life Science High School

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