Unit 1 Cells and Systems
Unit 2 Optics
Unit 3 Fluids and Dynamics
Unit 4 Water Systems on Earth
Properties
Optical Systems
Human Vision
Kenetic Molecular Theory
Forces, Pressures, and Heat
Natural
and Constructed
Water Cycle
Oceans
Water Quality
Chapter 2: The Human Body
from BC Science 8 from McGraw-Hill Ryerson
Readability levels = easiest, = at approximate grade level, = advanced, = most difficult.
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Table of Contents
1. Class and Lab Safety   .6. Chapter Reviews
2. The Scientific Process    
3. Chapter 2.1 - Body Systems   .7. Videos, Images, and Powerpoints
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4. Chapter 2.2 - The Digestive System   .8. Webquests and Fun Activities
----Digestive system --- Food and nutrition ---Excretory system ---Eating disorders
5. Chapter 2.3 - Circulation and Respiration   .9. Misc. Resources
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1. Class and Lab Safety
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1. Safety symbols: pdf (McGraw-Hill Ryerson)
2. Guideline for a safe lab (ScienceAware Communications, Inc.)
3. Safety contract: pdf (McGraw-Hill Ryerson)
4. Mr. Thackwray's lab safety rules (SD#38 Richmond, BC)
5. Safe science - lab safety awareness: 42 minute video requires password (unitedstreaming.com)
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2. The Scientific Process
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1. How scientists work - What is scientific inquiry: 42 minute video requires password (unitedstreaming.com)
2. Forming questions in science: pdf (McGraw-Hill Ryerson)
3. Developing a hypothesis: pdf (McGraw-Hill Ryerson)
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3. Body Systems
Chapter 2.1
pages 54 - 63
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1. What are body systems? (biology4kids.com)
2. The virtual body (medtropolis.com)
3. Tour of the human body (library.thinkquest.ca)
4. How the body works (Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, Canada)
5. Your body's systems (factmonster.com)
6. The living skeleton (accessexcelllence.org)
7. Interactive body (bbc.co.uk)
8. Human anatomy online (innerbody.com)
9. Life Science - Human biology: 20 minute video requires password (unitedstreaming.com)
10. Basics of biology: 15 minute video requires password (unitedstreaming.com)
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4. The Digestive and Excretory Systems
Chapter 2.2 pages 64 - 81
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The Digestive System
1. Human body adventure - the digestive system (vilenski.org)
2. The human digestive system (Thames Valley District School Board, Ontario, Canada)
3. The digestive system (library.thinkquest.ca)
4. The real deal on the digestive system (kidshealth.org)
5. Diet and digestion review (bbc.co.uk)
6. Stomach & digestive problems (healthtouch.com)

7. Human body systems - the digestive system: 21 minute video requires password (unitedstreaming.com)

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Food and Nutrition
1. Food pyramid and blank page pdfs (Department of Agriculture, USA)
2. Canada's food guide (Health Canada)
3. Nutrition and health eating (Health Canada)
4. Healthy eating and youth (B.C. Government, Canada)
5. Healthy eating - a general guide for teens (Center for Young Women's Health, Boston, MA,, USA)
6. Getting the balance right (Department of Agriculture, USA)
7. Steps to a healthier you (Department of Agriculture, USA)
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Excretory System
1. Excretory system - poison protection (The Franklin Institute, USA)
2. Eating and elimination (biology4kids.com)
3. Excretion is not elimination (biology4kids.com)
4. Excretory system (Indianapolis Public Library, IN, USA)
5. Your urinary system (discoverykids.com)
6. How your kidney's work (howstuffworks.com)
7. Human body systems - the excretory system: 17 minute video requires password (unitedstreaming.com)
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Eating Disorders
1. Eating disorders - facts for teens (familydoctor.org)
2. ANRED (anred.com)
3. Eating disorders - a general guide for teens (Center for Young Women's Health, Boston, MA,, USA)
4. Steps to a healthier weight (Department of Agriculture, USA)
5. BMI - Body mass index (Centers for Disease Control, USA)
6. Obesity in Canada (obesitycanada.com)
7. Campaign for real beauty: video (Unilever Canada)
8. Dying to be thin: 8 video (pbs.org)
9. Eating disorders - Profiles in pain: 24 minute video requires password (unitedstreaming.com)
10. Skills for healthy living: 27 minute video requires password (unitedstreaming.com)
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5. The Circulatory and Respiratory Systems
Chapter 2.3 pages 82 - 95
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Circulatory System
1. Circulatory system (library.thinkquest.org)
2. Circulation is the key (biology4kids.com)
3. Map of the Human Heart (PBS, USA)
4. Cardiovascular system - the beating heart (Pearson/Prentice Hall Publishers)
5. Cardiovascular system - the vascular highway (Pearson/Prentice Hall Publishers)
6. Circulation station (National Institutes of Medicine, USA)
7. The heart and the circulatory system (accessexcelllence.org)
8. Images: veins and arteries or bloods vessels or (accessexcelllence.org)
9. Human body systems - the circulatory system: 23 minute video requires password (unitedstreaming.com)
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Respiratory System
1. Respiratory system (library.thinkquest.org)
2. Respiratory system (vilenski.org)
3. Respiratory system - all about breathing (biology4kids.com)
4. The respiratory system (kidshealth.org)
5. Your respiratory system (discoverykids.com)
6. Human body systems - the respiratory system: 23 minute video requires password (unitedstreaming.com)
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Smoking
1. What's in a cigarette? (lifebytes.gov.uk)
2. Tobacco facts (B.C. Government, Canada)
3. Smoking and your body (Health Canada)
4. Youth zone - you, me and smokefree! (Health Canada)
5. Cool links (Health Canada)
6. Youth and tobacco use in the U.S. (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, USA)
7. I Quit! (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, USA)
8. The trouble with tobacco: 10 minute video requires password (unitedstreaming.com)
9. Smoking - the toxic truth: 26 minute video requires password (unitedstreaming.com)
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6. Chapter Review
Pages 96 - 97
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1. Chapter 2 .1 (McGraw-Hill Ryerson)
2. Chapter 2.2 (McGraw-Hill Ryerson)
3. Chapter 2.3 (McGraw-Hill Ryerson)
4. Humans as organisms review (bbc.co.uk)
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7. Videos, Images, and Podcasts
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Videos
1. Ultimate guide - the Human Body: 50 minute video requires password (unitedstreaming.com)
2. The human body - the ultimate machine: 23 minute video requires password (unitedstreaming.com)
3. Food into fuel - Our digestive system: 22 minute video requires password (unitedstreaming.com)
4. Animated trip through the human body (City University of New York, USA)
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Images
1. Human anatomy - pictures, images and information (enchantedlearning.com)
2. Visual dictionary (infovisual.info)
3. Puke page of cancer images (tobaccofacts.org)
4. BioGalleries (ebiomedia.com)
5. Human anatomy pictures (anatomypix.com)
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PowerPoints
1. The human body trivia game (Calgary Health Region, Alberta, Canada)
2. Human body systems (Jon Pepper, Falls Church City Public Schools, VA, USA)
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8. Webquests and Fun Activities
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1. My body scavenger hunt (kidshealth.org)
2. Human body webquest (San Diego City Schools, California, USA)
3. What's up with the human body? (Stephanie Moore, Villa Duchesne/Oak Hill School, St. Louis, MO, USA)
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4. Body systems crossword (McGraw-Hill Ryerson)
5. Hit the dot (University of Washington, USA)
6. Neuroscience for kids - brain games (University of Washington, USA)
7. Professair's mad lab: 40 games and activities for all ages (www.lung.ca)
8. Sudoku brain booster (webmd.com)
9. Skeleton shakedown (Harcourt Publishers, USA)
10. The Nobel Prize in physiology or medicine - educational games (Nobel Foundation, Sweden)
11. Biology in motion ( (biologyinmotion.com)
12. The immune system defender game (nobelprize.org)
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9. Misc. Resources
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1. Dictionary (lifebytes.gov.uk)
2. A glossary of medical words (kidshealth.org)
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3. Information literacy (Learning and teaching Scotland, U.K.)
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4. Health conditions (lifebytes.gov.uk)
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