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Standard 3
Students will understand the relationship between structure and function of organs and organ systems.
Objective 2
Describe the relationship between structure and function of organ systems in plants and animals.
  • Body Systems RAFT
    Students will make selections concerning the role, audience, and format for a writing assignment to answer the question “How is one body system related to another within an organism?”.
  • Organ Systems Presentations Project
    Students will prepare a presentation to educate their classmates about one of the systems found in living things.
  • Organ Systems with Oprah
    This is a literacy activity where students write a script for an “Oprah” television show featuring a cell, tissue, organ and organ system. The participants share what aspect of the system they contribute to and what their relationship is with other parts.
  • Testing an Organ System
    Students will choose an organ or organ system and design an experiment to test it.
  • The Organ Entrails Research Project
    This a high interest inquiry/research project for students. The student groups will become expert on one organ system.
  • The Precarious Path of a Particle
    Students will write an essay tracing a “particle” through one of the major organ systems.

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