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Ch 11: 5th Grade Science: The Human Body

About This Chapter

Make learning about the human body exciting for your 5th grader with this chapter on health and wellness, the systems of the human body and nutrition. Our lessons and quizzes are kid-focused and can be used to prep for an upcoming test or quiz or to create engaging homeschool curriculum.

5th Grade Science: The Human Body - Chapter Summary

This study of the human body includes lessons on stress management, goal setting and the systems of the human body. Designed especially for the attention span of your 5th grader, our lessons present these topics in a way that is simple and interesting. Use the quizzes to measure how well your student understands this material and where some lessons may need to be re-read. Our instructors are available to assist you if you have questions as you move through the chapter.

Chapter Topics

  • The systems of the human body including the endocrine system
  • What puberty is
  • Health and wellness for kids
  • Nutrition and stress management
  • How to set goals

Who It's For

Kids who need extra help with human body topics will benefit from the lessons in this chapter. There's no faster or easier way to learn about the human body.

  • Students who have fallen behind in understanding the human body
  • Students who have learning disabilities or need a little extra help learning about the body
  • Students who prefer multiple ways of learning about the human body (visual or auditory)
  • Students who have missed class and need to catch up
  • Students who need an efficient and convenient way to learn about the human body
  • Students who struggle to understand their science teachers
  • Students who attend schools without extra science resources

How It Works

  • Find lessons in the chapter that cover the human body topics your student needs to learn or review.
  • Press play to watch the video lesson with your student or read through the text lesson.
  • Review the lesson or video transcripts, emphasizing the highlighted vocab words to reinforce learning about the body.
  • Test your student's understanding of each lesson with short quizzes.
  • Verify your student understands the human body by completing the 5th Grade Science: The Human Body chapter exam.

7 Lessons in Chapter 11: 5th Grade Science: The Human Body
Test your knowledge with a 30-question chapter practice test
Human Body Systems Lesson for Kids

1. Human Body Systems Lesson for Kids

Learn about human body systems, which are groups of organs and tissues that work together for a common purpose. Discover facts about the nervous, respiratory, cardiovascular, digestive, and musculoskeletal systems.

Endocrine System Lesson for Kids

2. Endocrine System Lesson for Kids

The endocrine system instructs the body on what to do to perform its basic functions. Explore the parts of the endocrine system, such as the pituitary gland, thyroid gland, adrenal glands, pancreas, and other glands, and how they function.

What is Puberty? - Lesson for Kids

3. What is Puberty? - Lesson for Kids

Learn about puberty, a stage of development between childhood and adulthood. Discover the changes that occur during puberty, different changes for males and females, and the glands and hormones responsible for the changes.

Health & Wellness: Lesson for Kids

4. Health & Wellness: Lesson for Kids

Learning about health and wellness is important to understand what contributes to good health. Explore the role of exercise, diet, hydration, hygiene, and immunizations in creating and maintaining health and wellness.

Nutrition Lesson for Kids: Definition & Facts

5. Nutrition Lesson for Kids: Definition & Facts

Learn about nutrition and how proper nutrients support the body. Discover the substances that are part of nutrition, such as vitamins, and how foods provide those nutrients. Then, explore the different food groups and the food pyramid.

Stress Management: Lesson for Kids

6. Stress Management: Lesson for Kids

Stress management helps kids and grown-ups when they are feeling worried or scared. Learn some of the things that can make a person feel stressed and how to manage stress through different techniques that can bring peace to the mind and body.

Goal Setting Lesson for Kids

7. Goal Setting Lesson for Kids

Learn what defines a goal and how to set personal goals. Discover the importance of envisioning the desired result, breaking down the goal into achievable steps, reflecting on one's progress, and how progress rewards can lead to more success.

Chapter Practice Exam
Test your knowledge of this chapter with a 30 question practice chapter exam.
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Practice Final Exam
Test your knowledge of the entire course with a 50 question practice final exam.
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More Exams
There are even more practice exams available in 5th Grade Science: The Human Body.
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