Program begins with a welcome and introduction by a Denver Museum of Nature & Science professional educator.
Program topic will be introduced with a question or activity.
Investigate the circulatory system while participating in activities.
Predict & record in a student journal.
Observe a sheep heart dissection.
Time will be allowed during program for questions.
The participants will be able to...
*Explore the different functions and parts of the circulatory system
*Identify the structure of the circulatory system as well as the structures of the individual parts
*Explain why the body needs the circulatory system to survive.
All classes are aligned to the Common Core Standards.
National Framework Guidelines for Science Standards.
- By 5th grade…
• LS1A Structure and Function - Plants and animals have both internal and external structures that serve various functions in growth, survival, behavior, and reproduction. (Boundary: Stress at this grade level is on understanding the macroscale systems and their function, not microscopic processes.)
NHES 1,2,7; Science 1,3; Literacy 1-5
New Colorado Standards
- SC09-GR.5-S.2-GLE.1 - All organisms have structures and systems with separate functions
- SC09-GR.5-S.2-GLE.2 - Human body systems have basic structures, functions, and needs