About This Chapter
Parts of the Human Body for Elementary School - Chapter Summary
If you are the parent or teacher of an elementary school student who is learning about some of the parts of the human body, you can use the lessons contained in this chapter to help him or her better understand this subject. These lessons contain facts about some specific body parts, as well as their major functions in the body. Each lesson contains a practice quiz that students can take to see how well they have understood the lesson's major points. The chapter also concludes with a final exam that will help you determine how much your elementary schooler learned about this subject.
Who It's For
Kids who need extra help learning about the parts of the human body will benefit from the lessons in this chapter. There's no faster or easier way to learn about our bodies and body parts.
- Students who have fallen behind in understanding the human body
- Students who have learning disabilities or need a little extra help learning about the human body
- Students who prefer multiple ways of learning body parts (visual or auditory)
- Students who have missed class and need to catch up
- Students who need an efficient and convenient way to learn about human body parts
- 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 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 parts of the human body.
- Test your student's understanding of each lesson with short quizzes.
- Verify your student understands human body parts by completing the Parts of the Human Body for Elementary School chapter exam.
1. Cerebellum Lesson for Kids
Every time you play an instrument, ride your bike, balance on one foot, or sing a song, many muscles have to work together. Coordinating those muscle movements is the job of your cerebellum! Let's explore this important part of the brain.
2. Esophagus Lesson for Kids: Definition & Function
You chew and swallow, but do you ever wonder where your food goes next? Into the amazing esophagus! In this lesson, learn more about this very important body part, including how it manages to get your food from your mouth to your stomach.
3. Friction Lesson for Kids: Definition & Examples
Friction is a type of force that keeps objects in place or slows them down. This lesson explores friction in greater detail and provides examples of friction in action.
4. Nose Lesson for Kids: Facts & Parts
We use our noses every day to sense the world around us, but did you know that your nose helps you do much more than smell? Learn about how the different parts of your nose help you smell, taste, and more in this lesson.
5. Skin Facts & Care: Lesson for Kids
Your skin is the largest organ in your body. Learn more about the layers of the skin, its varieties and tips on how you can care for this important organ.
6. Skin Lesson for Kids: Layers & Parts
Your skin is an amazing organ! But did you know the skin is actually made up of three layers? In this lesson, learn about each of these layers and how they make your skin so cool, literally!
7. The Five Senses: Lesson for Kids
Certain parts of our bodies help us explore and interact with the world through our five senses. In this lesson, you'll learn about the five senses and the five body parts that you use every day to gather information about what's happening around you.
8. Tongue Facts & Parts: Lesson for Kids
Have you ever thought about what life would be like if you didn't have a tongue? Learn about the different parts of your tongue, the different jobs it has, as well as fun facts about human and animals tongues.
9. Carbohydrates Lesson for Kids: Definition & Facts
Carbohydrates are your body's main source of energy. In this lesson, you will learn about how carbohydrates get broken down and the two different types of carbohydrates.
10. Proteins Lesson for Kids: Definition & Facts
In this lesson, you will learn about the nutrient protein. You will explore where it comes from, and how important it is to your body's health and strength. Read on to discover fun and interesting facts about protein.
11. Types of Joints: Lesson for Kids
Did you know you have joints in your mouth? In this lesson, you will learn what joints are, learn how they help the body move and see examples of the different types. So, let's get moving!
12. Spinal Cord Lesson for Kids: Definition & Function
Your spinal cord is a delicate collection of nerves that runs down your back. In this lesson, you'll learn about the spinal cord and its important functions in your body.
13. Human Body Organs: Lesson for Kids
Your body organs come in different shapes and sizes, but they all work together to keep you alive. In this lesson, you'll learn where the major organs of your body are found and what they do.
14. Small Intestine Facts: Lesson for Kids
Every bite of food you eat follows a long and winding path through your digestive tract. The longest section of this tract is called the small intestine. Learn how food breaks down into energy-rich nutrients in the small intestine.
15. Appendix: Lesson for Kids
The appendix is a little organ located in your abdomen, and we don't usually give it much thought until something's wrong with it. In this lesson, we'll learn a little bit about where the appendix is and what it might be used for.
16. Large Intestine Lesson for Kids: Function & Facts
Your large intestine is the last part of your digestive tract, and the part that is responsible for getting rid of waste. Learn how the large intestine does its icky, but important, job.
17. Brain Stem Function: Lesson for Kids
What does your brain have in common with a flower? The answer is that they both have stems. The brain stem runs between the brain and your spinal cord and helps control many things that keep you alive, like breathing and your heart rate.
18. What is a Skull? - Lesson for Kids
In this lesson, you'll not only learn what a skull is but also find some fun facts about human and animal skulls, including how they can provide clues to the living things that once inhabited them.
19. Bladder Facts: Lesson for Kids
Did you ever have to pee really bad? Your bladder stores urine, or pee, until you can find a bathroom. It grows as it fills, but it can only hold so much. Learn about the bladder and how to figure out how much pee your bladder can hold.
20. Parts of a Tooth: Lesson for Kids
Teeth are an important part of your body, and there are different parts that make up a whole tooth. This lesson will teach you about the parts of a tooth, what teeth are made of and what each part does.
21. Trachea Definition: Lesson for Kids
In this lesson, learn all about an important, but often overlooked body part: the trachea. We will review the outer and inner structure, the function and how to palpate the trachea.
22. How Does Hair Grow? - Lesson for Kids
We have hair all over our bodies, but do you know how hair grows? This lesson will discuss why we have hair, how it grows, and will also provide some cool facts about why your hair is the way it is.
23. Forensic Science: Lesson for Kids
Forensic science is the use of different kinds of science to solve crimes. This lesson will teach you about forensic science, what forensic scientists do, how their work is used and some other interesting facts.
24. Musculoskeletal System Lesson for Kids
Without your musculoskeletal system, you couldn't pick up your pencil, sit at your desk, or walk to the lunchroom. Learn how the musculoskeletal system gets your muscles, bones, and joints working together to make you move.
25. Muscle Groups: Lesson for Kids
Your body is able to perform so many different motions, and it's mostly due to your muscles! In this lesson, you'll learn about the major muscles groups of the body that allow you to accomplish so much.
26. Skin Cells Lesson for Kids
Your skin is the biggest organ of your body and it contains trillions of cells, which go by the names keratinocytes, melanocytes, Merkel cells, and Langerhans cells. Learn some interesting facts and important functions about these skin cells.
27. The Human Spine: Lesson for Kids
The human spine, also known as the backbone, is a series of bones stretching from the neck to the pelvis. What is the function of the spine, and how is it assembled? Read on to find out.
28. Voluntary & Involuntary Muscles: Lesson for Kids
Have you ever noticed that sometimes you can control what your body does, and sometimes you can't? That is because of two different muscle types in your body. What? Didn't you know that your body has different types of muscles? Learn about them here!
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