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Digestive System Online Unit for Middle School

Are you looking for an online unit in Google Apps, perfect for Distance Learning on Human Systems?

This Google product on Human Systems provides your students with informational text passages, interactive activities, videos, response pages, a lab, and a quiz. Students will make arguments from evidence and will learn about the organization of the human body: cell-tissue-organ-system. They will learn that the human body has systems and each system is a collection of subsystems comprised of specialized cells and tissue. This is an online unit in Google Slides. Perfect for Google Classroom. This resource is formatted horizontally to make it easier to use on a device. Students will be able to write and record ideas and drag and drop in the interactive features right on the slides in edit mode. This resource is a great follow up to Cells Structure and Function for Middle School.

The Digestive System Paperless Unit

Digestive System Unit for Middle School Science

Human Systems for Middle School

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Students will read informational text passages and take notes in a digital notebook. Other Human Systems Activities help support these concepts.
Digestive System Distance Learning Unit NGSS MS-LS1-3 and Utah SEEd 7.3.3
 
Then students will enjoy some interactive slides to reinforce the learning.
Human Systems and Digestive System
 
Students will also watch movies, complete response pages, and even participate in a hands-on lab using household materials.
 
 
Interactive Slide for Google Classroom
 
This unit is aligned with the following standards:
 
NGSS MS-LS1-3.
Use argument supported by evidence for how the body is a system of interacting subsystems composed of groups of cells. [Clarification Statement: Emphasis is on the conceptual understanding that cells form tissues and tissues form organs specialized for particular body functions. Examples could include the interaction of subsystems within a system and the normal functioning of those systems.] [Assessment Boundary: Assessment does not include the mechanism of one body system independent of others. Assessment is limited to the circulatory, excretory, digestive, respiratory, muscular, and nervous systems.]
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Utah SEEd 7.3.3 Construct an explanation using evidence to explain how body systems have various levels of the organization. Emphasize that cells form tissues, tissues form organs, and organs form systems specialized for particular body functions. Examples could include relationships between the circulatory, excretory, digestive, respiratory, muscular, skeletal, or nervous systems. Specific organ functions will be taught at the high school level. (LS1.A)
Students will love this unit and learning about human systems and the digestive system. 
 
This resource is completely online and paperless in Google Slides.  Great for Distance Education
 
Check it out!  Digestive System
Digestive System Distance Learning Unit NGSS MS-LS1-3 and Utah SEEd 7.3.3
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I am so impressed with this unit which manages to be distance learning and hands-on at the same time.  Really well thought out and engaging activities that allow students to practice each of the eight Science and Engineering Practices.  Really no prep for me!

 
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Tina S

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Tina S

I am so impressed with this unit which manages to be distance learning and hands-on at the same time.  Really well thought out and engaging activities that allow students to practice each of the eight Science and Engineering Practices.  Really no prep for me!   Science and Engineering Practices Distance Education Unit
The elephant article was excellent but I also thought the lab on dissecting a flower was broken down so easily, even telling me where to get inexpensive flowers!  This resource helped me teach this challenging standard in an engaging way.  Worth every penny!

 
Structure and Function NGSS 4-LS1-1 and 4-LS1-2

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2016-05-03T18:07:52-06:00

Richard S

The elephant article was excellent but I also thought the lab on dissecting a flower was broken down so easily, even telling me where to get inexpensive flowers!  This resource helped me teach this challenging standard in an engaging way.  Worth every penny!   Structure and Function NGSS 4-LS1-1 and 4-LS1-2
As always, Lynda provides perfect alignment with the standards.

 
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Sharon M

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2016-05-03T18:24:44-06:00

Sharon M

As always, Lynda provides perfect alignment with the standards.   Age of the Earth and Geologic Time Scale NGSS MS ESS1-4
Thank you so much for creating this resource! It is such a fun and engaging activity for my students, especially during distance learning.

 
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Expedition Fourth

Thank you so much for creating this resource! It is such a fun and engaging activity for my students, especially during distance learning.   Honey Bee Digital Escape Distance Learning
My students loved this unit. I was able to present different elements of it throughout the month. It is hard to find interesting non-fictional, age-appropriate text for my students that they will enjoy. This was a great unit that aligned well for my students who have very different goals within the same group.

 
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2020-11-03T20:45:49-07:00

Heidi J

My students loved this unit. I was able to present different elements of it throughout the month. It is hard to find interesting non-fictional, age-appropriate text for my students that they will enjoy. This was a great unit that aligned well for my students who have very different goals within the same group.   Compare and Contrast Two Texts on Reindeer
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