Category Archives: activity

Wound Lab for the Integumentary System

What do you get when you cross petroleum jelly, food coloring/fake blood, toilet tissue, and cocoa powder? A fun, engaging lab activity for your Integumentary System unit, of course! My students sometimes think studying the Integumentary System can be a … Continue reading

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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…. 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 … Continue reading

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

The Endocrine System Simplified! 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 … Continue reading

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

The Body’s Largest Organ… The Skin I had a hard time with this one!  The skin is the body’s largest organ, so how the heck was I supposed to incorporate that into a life-sized diagram? It took a bit of … Continue reading

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

The Skeleton– Life-sized! 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 … Continue reading

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The Complicated Patient: An Authentic PBL for High School Anatomy

What’s more fun than an autopsy? If you read my previous post (read it here¬†)on the big review PBL I wrote for my Anatomy students (& will use to review A&P in Forensics as well), you know how much my … Continue reading

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Assistant Medical Examiner Training Program- A Comprehensive PBL for High School Anatomy (or Forensics) Classes!

How Do I Keep My Students Engaged At The End of The Year?¬† How About Training To Be Assistant Medical Examiners? It seems like every school year…. I flip the calendar to May and my students start thinking school is … Continue reading

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