That is a list of fun, safe, and informative web resources for children to explore the human body. Many sites provide lessons about every aspect of anatomy of human body, but weve also included several sections dedicated specifically to the skeletal, sensory, muscular and circulatory systems. Interactive sites are great for kids who’ve trouble focusing or that need extra stimulation to get involved with teaching materials. This listing covers a wide range of formats including quizzes, matching games, and guided explorations of anatomy of human body. Teaching resources also offer do-at home activities like crossword puzzles and science experiments as well as fun facts and lesson plans for parents or teachers to present to children.
Enjoy the wonder of the human body! – Interactive Sites for Children – American History provides a body parts matching game. This site is offered by the Smithsonian Museum of American History Behring Center. BBC Science Body poses an engaging, advanced challenge to kids. Users must correctly piece together portions of the human body in these interactive games. Game contents include organs, muscles, bones, senses, and the nerve system. Body Surfing is a bright, fun site where children pretend they’re taking a private tour of a skeleton. This game includes colorful drawings and fun facts. Children may also choose instead to learn about specific organs.
Discovery Channel Learning Experience provides detailed physiological explanations of sight, sensation and brain power accompanied by videos of humans in extreme situations utilizing these senses of perception and instincts. Videos are dramatic and best suited to older children. FossWeb presents Mr. Bones, a skeleton who falls apart and needs reassembling. The skill level of this game is appropriate for late elementary and early middle school students. How Stuff Works offers a short video of the ten different human body systems. The video includes actors, drawings, and diagrams. InnerBody offers tour guides to each one of the systems in the human body.
Diagrams of the body are shown complete with scientific names and detailed descriptions of every body part in each system. InnerG lets elementary school children drag and drop body parts into a cartoon body and presenting facts about each organ or bone as they appear. Healthy recipes are also provided on this site that accompany organ descriptions. Children Health offers an interactive site where kids can watch movies, read articles, do word searches, and take quizzes about various portions of the human body. Monkey Squash is a hangman style game wherein children must guess the appropriate response to a human body fact.
This game is also good for developing spelling skills. National Geographic allows users explore the brain, heart, digestion, lungs and skin. The difficulty level is appropriate for elementary and middle school aged students. Quiz Station is a multiple choice style game wherein contestants gain points by choosing right answers about body part trivia.