Respiratory System Lesson Plans

  • Lab Experiment
    Heart Rate Lab
    Published by NGSS Life Science. Lesson Plan (PDF)

    Lesson Plan (DOCX) with Membership
     
    Experiment
    This is an introductory lesson into how to design an experiment. Students will practice writing a hypothesis. Students will create procedures to conduct their own experiment. Students will create a data table for their experimental data. Students will write a conclusion that has them focus on evidence from their experiment.
    NGSS Standard
    HS-LS1.A: Structure and Function
     
    Published by NGSS Life Science High School
  • Lab Experiment
    Fetal Pig Dissection
    Lesson Plan
     
    Experiment
    Fetal Pig dissection lab manual.
    NGSS Standard
     
    Published by Shannan Muskopf High School
  • 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
  • Multimedia
    Understanding Cancer
    Multimedia
    Teacher Notes
     
    Multimedia
    This is a great information webpage about what is cancer, the kinds of cancer, screening methods, causes, oncogenes, tumor suppressor genes, and so much more. The teacher notes is about myths and misconceptions around commonly asked questions about cancer.
    NGSS Standard
    Gene Regulation
     
    Published by National Cancer Institute High School
  • Lab Experiment
    Breathing and Holding Your Breath
    Student Handout
    Teacher Notes
     
    Experiment
    Students begin with interactive activities to develop a basic understanding of regulation of breathing and then carry out an experiment to test whether changing levels of oxygen and carbon dioxide influence how long they can hold their breath.
    NGSS Standard
     
    Published by Ingrid Waldron and Jennifer Doherty High School

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