6th Grade – SCIENCE – Unit 2

Dear 6th graders,

We have started our new unit of Science, the body. I have found many links and some videos that might be helpful. But first, I would like that you explored the concept map that I have prepared. As always, remember that you need to have Java installed on your computer. In case you don’t have it yet you can download it from here. If you need a printed version of the map you will find it here.

Well, let’s start with some LINKS:

Very interesting diagram about joints and muscles:

· http://kidshealth.org/misc/movie/bodybasics/bodybasics_knee.html

Discover more about the brain and the nervous system:

· http://science.nationalgeographic.com/science/health-and-human-body/human-body/brain-article.html

Watch your brain work:

· http://www.sciencemuseum.org.uk/WhoAmI/FindOutMore/Yourbrain.aspx

Some interesting VIDEOS:

Human Body:

· http://video.nationalgeographic.com/video/player/science/health-human-body-sci/human-body/human-body-sci.html

The Nervous System:

The Endocrine System:

I hope you find it useful.

Let me know what you think.

Enjoy!

So say we all!!

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