Anatomy Practicals Sneak Peek!

Here’s a sneak peek of what all 11 body systems combined look like as a finished project! Students will be able to work with organs and structures in both the anterior and posterior body cavities.  I have included all of the organs and structures that I cover with my high school Anatomy & Physiology students.  I cannot wait for the upcoming school year so we can build our “bodies” (and probably dissect them as an “autopsy” at the end).

(Ps- There actually is a brain inside the skull at the very end. I just couldn’t juggle my phone and opening the lift-the-flap skull 🤓 The brain inside is also lift-the-flap)

To see ALL of the 11 body systems this includes, please visit https://ateacherontheedge.wordpress.com/category/anatomy-physiology/anatomy-practicals-stackables-that-teach/ for links to all!

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Anatomy Practicals- Stackables that Teach: A Life-Sized Human Body Project- The Respiratory System!

The Respiratory System – Simplified!

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My students love having large-sized structures to work with and always tell me that it really helped them remember the organs. I looked for pre-made life-sized bodies with organs, but sadly only found things appropriate for elementary students.  Definitely not detailed enough for Juniors and Seniors in high school, many of whom plan to pursue a career in the medical field!  So, I decided that I should create LIFE-SIZED diagrams which I knew would focus on the important structures of the system but, at the same time, be RIGOROUS enough for my high school Anatomy students…

This is what I had drawn for my students to use for the Gallery Walk last year. This summer, I have improved upon the diagrams and added the diaphragm muscle.

These easy to interpret diagrams are drawn over 8 pages and are easily trimmed and taped together to create a large human body. Labels for the structures are also included in small print.

I drew this project with a lift-the-flap lung so students can see the bronchi and alveoli underneath.

This project is new in my TpT store!  You can check it out here –> https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/Anatomy-Practicals-Life-Sized-Respiratory-System-PROJECT-4595368

It is the eleventh (and final!) installment in my newest project called Anatomy Practicals! These will cover each body system and provide your students with life-sized diagrams as well as the important organs included… all rigorous enough for high school Anatomy students! I have also bundled these with instructions for the project that my students did for each system.  Stay tuned for all systems to be posted!

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Anatomy Practicals- Stackables that Teach: A Life-Sized Human Body Project- The Lymphatic/ Immune System!

The Lymphatic/ Immune System- Difficult to Visualize… Until Now!

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I admit, this system is really hard for my students to understand and visualize. Last year, when my students did the Gallery Walk, I simply had them draw in the major lymphatic vessels & areas. I wasn’t really pleased because I felt that they could have gone much deeper. So, this summer, the system was at the top of my list to “revamp” and provide students with a better experience.

My students love having large-sized structures to work with and always tell me that it really helped them remember the organs. I looked for pre-made life-sized bodies with organs, but sadly only found things appropriate for elementary students.  Definitely not detailed enough for Juniors and Seniors in high school, many of whom plan to pursue a career in the medical field!  So, I decided that I should create LIFE-SIZED diagrams which I knew would focus on the important structures of the system but, at the same time, be RIGOROUS enough for my high school Anatomy students…

These easy to interpret diagrams are drawn over 8 pages and are easily trimmed and taped together to create a large human body. Each lymph node area is labeled so it could be color coded by students.

I drew this project with a lift-the-flap long bone, spleen, and separate large sized lymph node to show the interior.

  Labels for the structures are also included in small print.  

This project is new in my TpT store!  You can check it out here –> https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/Anatomy-Practicals-Life-Sized-Lymphatic-Immune-System-PROJECT-4631442

It is the tenth installment in my newest project called Anatomy Practicals! These will cover each body system and provide your students with life-sized diagrams as well as the important organs included… all rigorous enough for high school Anatomy students! I have also bundled these with instructions for the project that my students did for each system.  Stay tuned for all systems to be posted!

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Anatomy Practicals- Stackables that Teach: A Life-Sized Human Body Project- The Excretory/ Urinary System!

The Excretory/ Urinary System- Life-Sized!

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My students struggle because most anatomical diagrams are small and can be difficult for them to analyze. My class created big bodies with basic organs from an outline I drew for their Gallery Walk at the conclusion of our first unit on the body systems. It was SO beneficial for them! Check out my previous blog post on this here https://ateacherontheedge.wordpress.com/2018/10/17/intro-to-anatomy-physiology-review-and-body-systems-gallery-walk/ They loved having such large-sized structures to work with and told me that it really helped them remember the organs. I looked for pre-made life-sized bodies with organs, but sadly only found things appropriate for elementary students. Definitely not detailed enough for Juniors and Seniors in high school, many of whom plan to pursue a career in the medical field! So, I decided that I should create LIFE-SIZED diagrams which I knew would focus on the important structures of the system but, at the same time, be RIGOROUS enough for my high school Anatomy students…

When I did this Gallery Walk with my classes last year, I had only pre-drawn the basic structures.

Over the summer, I have improved upon these drawings and now have pre-drawn both the male and female Excretory/ Urinary structures.

These easy to interpret diagrams are drawn over 8 pages and are easily trimmed and taped together to create a large human body.

I drew this project with a lift-the-flap kidney to show the interior.

Labels for all the organs and structures are also included in small print.

This project is new in my TpT store! You can check it out here –> https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/Anatomy-Practicals-Life-Sized-Excretory-Urinary-System-PROJECT-4567204

It is the ninth installment in my newest project called Anatomy Practicals! These will cover each body system and provide your students with life-sized diagrams as well as the important organs included… all rigorous enough for high school Anatomy students! I have also bundled these with instructions for the project that my students did for each system. Stay tuned for all systems to be posted!

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Anatomy Practicals- Stackables that Teach: A Life-Sized Human Body Project- The Reproductive System!

Teaching the Reproductive System to High School Students can be Interesting….

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My students struggle because most anatomical diagrams are small and can be difficult for them to analyze. My class created big bodies with basic organs from an outline I drew for their Gallery Walk at the conclusion of our first unit on the body systems. It was SO beneficial for them! Check out my previous blog post on this here https://ateacherontheedge.wordpress.com/2018/10/17/intro-to-anatomy-physiology-review-and-body-systems-gallery-walk/ They loved having such large-sized structures to work with and told me that it really helped them remember the organs. I looked for pre-made life-sized bodies with organs, but sadly only found things appropriate for elementary students. Definitely not detailed enough for Juniors and Seniors in high school, many of whom plan to pursue a career in the medical field! So, I decided that I should create LIFE-SIZED diagrams which I knew would focus on the important structures of the system but, at the same time, be RIGOROUS enough for my high school Anatomy students…

I admit… When my classes did the Gallery Walk last year, I made the Reproductive System optional. I know, I know…. I just couldn’t face the possibility of what I might get if I had my students draw reproductive organs (to scale) on these life sized bodies LOL! So, I have pre-drawn the structures to work with the rest of my life-sized bodies. Hopefully, it will take some of the apprehension out of this part of the project (or at least it will for this teacher 🙂 )

These easy to interpret diagrams are drawn over 8 pages and are easily trimmed and taped together to create a large human body. This particular project utilized the organs that make up both the male and female Reproductive Systems for students to label.

Labels for all the organs and structures are also included in small print.

This project is new in my TpT store! You can check it out here –> https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/Anatomy-Practicals-Life-Sized-Reproductive-System-PROJECT-4613573

It is the eighth installment in my newest project called Anatomy Practicals! These will cover each body system and provide your students with life-sized diagrams as well as the important organs included… all rigorous enough for high school Anatomy students! I have also bundled these with instructions for the project that my students did for each system. Stay tuned for all systems to be posted!

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Anatomy Practicals- Stackables that Teach: A Life-Sized Human Body Project- The Endocrine System!

The Endocrine System Simplified!

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My students struggle because most anatomical diagrams are small and can be difficult for them to analyze. My class created big bodies with basic organs from an outline I drew for their Gallery Walk at the conclusion of our first unit on the body systems. It was SO beneficial for them! Check out my previous blog post on this here https://ateacherontheedge.wordpress.com/2018/10/17/intro-to-anatomy-physiology-review-and-body-systems-gallery-walk/ They loved having such large-sized structures to work with and told me that it really helped them remember the organs. I looked for pre-made life-sized bodies with organs, but sadly only found things appropriate for elementary students. Definitely not detailed enough for Juniors and Seniors in high school, many of whom plan to pursue a career in the medical field! So, I decided that I should create LIFE-SIZED diagrams which I knew would focus on the important structures of the system but, at the same time, be RIGOROUS enough for my high school Anatomy students…

These easy to interpret diagrams are drawn over 8 pages and are easily trimmed and taped together to create a large human body. This particular project utilized all of the organs that make up the digestive system for students to label.

I drew this project with a lift-the-flap pancreas, adrenal gland, thyroid gland, and brain to show the interior.

Labels for all the organs and structures are also included in small print.

This project is new in my TpT store! You can check it out here –> https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/Anatomy-Practicals-Life-Sized-Endocrine-System-PROJECT-4615578

It is the seventh installment in my newest project called Anatomy Practicals! These will cover each body system and provide your students with life-sized diagrams as well as the important organs included… all rigorous enough for high school Anatomy students! I have also bundled these with instructions for the project that my students did for each system. Stay tuned for all systems to be posted!

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Anatomy Practicals- Stackables that Teach: A Life-Sized Human Body Project- The Digestive System!

The Digestive System– Life-sized!

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My students struggle because most anatomical diagrams are small and can be difficult for them to analyze. My class created big bodies with basic organs from an outline I drew for their Gallery Walk at the conclusion of our first unit on the body systems. It was SO beneficial for them! Check out my previous blog post on this here https://ateacherontheedge.wordpress.com/2018/10/17/intro-to-anatomy-physiology-review-and-body-systems-gallery-walk/They loved having such large-sized structures to work with and told me that it really helped them remember the organs. I looked for pre-made life-sized bodies with organs, but sadly only found things appropriate for elementary students. Definitely not detailed enough for Juniors and Seniors in high school, many of whom plan to pursue a career in the medical field! So, I decided that I should create LIFE-SIZED diagrams which I knew would focus on the important structures of the system but, at the same time, be RIGOROUS enough for my high school Anatomy students…

These easy to interpret diagrams are drawn over 8 pages and are easily trimmed and taped together to create a large human body. This particular project utilized all of the organs that make up the digestive system for students to label.

I drew this project with a lift-the-flap stomach and small intestine to show the interior and villi.

Labels for all the organs and structures are also included in small print.

This project is new in my TpT store! You can check it out here –> https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/Anatomy-Practicals-Life-Sized-Digestive-System-PROJECT-4613072

For just the large skeletons, please visit https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/Anatomy-Practicals-Life-Sized-Anterior-Posterior-Skeletons-8-Full-Pages-Each-4397926

It is the sixth installment in my newest project called Anatomy Practicals! These will cover each body system and provide your students with life-sized diagrams as well as the important organs included… all rigorous enough for high school Anatomy students! I have also bundled these with instructions for the project that my students did for each system. Stay tuned for all systems to be posted!

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