Human Body: Look Inside! (Australia)

by  Fizzics Education (Australia)

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Students will gain appreciation of the complexity of life in this fun workshop when your primary classroom becomes a hands on biology lab.

Students will look at major body systems

- How do the five senses work?
- How does the heart work?
- What are the components of blood?
- What happens to food when I swallow?
- How do the lungs work?
- Where is heat in your body conserved?

Also covers basic hygiene practices, reflexes, inheritance and more!

Your class will have a chance to run experiments during the event using materials provided by your school. Fizzics Education will provide information on materials required prior to the event date.

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About This Program


Multipoint: $150.00
Multipoint Premium: $130.00
By Request: $165.00
By Request Premium: $145.00

An invoice will be sent via email on booking. Payment available via a Paypal payment request. Full payment required 1 week prior to the event date.


60 minutes for grades 3 to 6. Plus an opportunity for discussion on Australian culture afterward

Target Audience

Education: Grade(s) 3, 4, 5, 6

Minimum participants:


Maximum participants:

There is no maximum, but for optimum interactivity, we suggest no more than 30 students.

Primary Disciplines

Health/Physical Education, Sciences, Technology/Information Science

Program Delivery Mode

Videoconference - H.323 (Polycom, Cisco/Tandberg, LifeSize, etc...)
Videoconference – Webcam/desktop (Zoom, Google Meet, Cisco WebEx, GoToMeeting, Microsoft Teams, etc...)

Booking Information

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For more information contact CILC at (507) 388-3672

Provider's Cancellation Policy

We will not charge for programs cancelled due to nature i.e. snow days. The full fee will be charged to sites which cancel with less than 48 hours notice.

About This Provider

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Fizzics Education (Australia)


Fizzics Education has been a leading science education outreach provider since 2004. Reaching 350,000 students a year our interactive science workshops aim to engage, inform and inspire students whilst adhering to the curriculum needs of the classroom teacher.

Ben Newsome
+612 9674 2191

Program Details


Time is allowed throughout the workshop to ask and answer questions. We treat video conferences in the same format as traditional science incursions. Please refer to the supporting .pdf document supplied to you on booking which details all of the pre-class, post-class and during class experiment materials your class will use.

1. Program begins with a general introduction and discussion on timezone and weather differences between Australia and your school.
2. We discuss the body as arranged into systems.
3. We discuss the construction of the heart and it's relationship to the lungs, arteries and veins
4. Your class runs 'make fake blood' and learns about red blood cells, white blood cells, plasma and platelets.

5. We discuss the digestion system
6. We discuss the skeletal system using X-rays and student participation
7. Your class runs 'making fingerprints' as an experiment whilst we discuss the use of genetics. Additionally we cover skin as a barrier to infection as well sweating as a moderator of heat.
8. We discuss the 5 senses
9. Your class runs the 'taste test' experiment as we discuss taste bud arrangement.
10. Your class runs the 'blind spot test' experiment as we discuss the structure of the eye
11. We discuss your pre-class experiments as well as general information about the human body
12. Time is allowed for further questions and discussing of cultural differences between USA and Australia.


The participant will:
- explore the various human body systems and be able to name their role.
- participate in in-class experiments based on the human body

Standards Alignment

National Standards

NS.5-8.1 Science as Inquiry

As a result of activities in grades 5-8, all
students should develop
Abilities necessary to do scientific inquiry
Understanding about scientific

As a result of activities in grades K-4, all students should develop understanding of

The characteristics of organisms
Life cycles of organisms
Organisms and environments

NS.5-8.6 Science in Personal and Social Perspectives

As a result of activities in grades 5-8, all
students should develop understanding of
- Natural hazards
- Risks and benefits
- Science and technology in society