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Body Matters

from Science Central

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What is 7-feet tall, topped with blue hair, and has a lot of guts? Stuffee!! This oversized doll unzips down the front and helps kids of all ages unlock learning about the digestive and respiratory systems. Let our skilled demonstrator lead your group through the body's systems.

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About This Program

Cost

By Request: $135.00
By Request Premium: $100.00


Additional Programs booked consecutively on that day will be at a lower price of $95.00 USD per program.

Length

30 minutes


Target Audience

Education: Grade(s) Kindergarten, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8

Minimum participants:

No minimum

Maximum participants:

No maximum, but for optimum interactivity, we suggest no more than 60 students.


Primary Disciplines

Sciences


Program Delivery Mode

Videoconference - H.323 (Polycom, Cisco/Tandberg, LifeSize, etc...)
Videoconference – Webcam/desktop (Zoom, Skype, iChat, Vidyo, Movi/Jabber, Blue Jeans, etc...)



Booking Information

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Receive this program and 9 more for one low price when you purchase the CILC Virtual Expeditions package. Learn more

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

Provider's Cancellation Policy

We will not charge for programs canceled 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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Science Central

Fort Wayne, IN
United States

Science Central is a non-profit focused on STEM based learning. We provide hands-on programming in an exciting mix of demonstrations and labs beamed directly to your location!

We opened on November 5, 1995 and are located in a renovated Light and Power Plant. We are the only regional science and technology center in Northeast Indiana. We are also the only NASA Educator Resource Center in Indiana.

We are open throughout the whole year and are able to provide programming during the school year as well as during the summer.

Contact:
Justin McAfee
ivc@sciencecentral.org
2604242400418

Program Details

Format

1. Introduction of educator and Stuffee.
2. Discuss the digestive System including the esophagus, stomach, small intestine, and large intestine.
3. Discuss kidneys.
4. Discuss the respiratory System.
5. Talk about why it is important to keep your lungs healthy.
6. Wrap up and Summary.

Objectives

The participants will:
-Learn the organs involved in the digestive systems.
-Understand how the parts work together to digest food.
-Find out why they need to eat a balanced diet.
-Learn about the organs involved with the respiratory system.

Standards Alignment

National Standards

National Health Standards
KINDERGARTEN
Standard 1: Students will comprehend concepts related to health promotion and disease prevention to enhance health.
K.1.1 Name healthy behaviors.
Standard 5: Students will demonstrate the ability to use decision-making skills to enhance health.
K.5.1 Identify health-related situations.
Standard 7: Students will demonstrate the ability to practice health-enhancing behaviors and avoid or reduce health risks.
K.7.1 Identify healthy behaviors to improve personal health and wellness.
Standard 8: Students will demonstrate the ability to advocate for personal, family and community health.
K.8.1 Repeat rules that promote personal health.
GRADE 1
Standard 1: Students will comprehend concepts related to health promotion and disease prevention to enhance health.
1.1.1 Tell how healthy behaviors impact personal health and wellness.
Standard 5: Students will demonstrate the ability to use decision-making skills to enhance health.
1.5.1 Describe a health-related decision.
Standard 7: Students will demonstrate the ability to practice health-enhancing behaviors and avoid or reduce health risks.
1.7.1 Describe healthy practices to maintain personal health and wellness.
1.7.2 Describe behaviors that reduce health risks.
Standard 8: Students will demonstrate the ability to advocate for personal, family and community health.
1.8.1 Identify ways to promote health and wellness.
GRADE 2
Standard 1: Students will comprehend concepts related to health promotion and disease prevention to enhance health.
2.1.1 Identify that healthy behaviors affect personal health.
Standard 5: Students will demonstrate the ability to use decision-making skills to enhance health.
2.5.1 Identify situations when a health-related decision is needed.
Standard 7: Students will demonstrate the ability to practice health-enhancing behaviors and avoid or reduce health risks.
2.7.1 Demonstrate healthy practices and behaviors to maintain or improve personal health.
2.7.2 Demonstrate behaviors that avoid or reduce health risks.
Grade 3
Standard 1: Students will comprehend concepts related to health promotion and disease prevention to enhance health.
3.1.1 Identify the link between healthy choices and being healthy.
3.1.2 Give examples of physical and emotional health.
Standard 5: Students will demonstrate the ability to use decision-making skills to enhance health.
3.5.1 Indicate routine health-related situations.
3.5.4 Indicate the possible consequences of each choice when making a health-related decision.
3.5.5 Identify a healthy choice when making a decision.
Standard 7: Students will demonstrate the ability to practice health-enhancing behaviors and avoid or reduce health risks.
3.7.1 Name healthy behaviors.
3.7.2 Identify a healthy practice to maintain personal health and wellness.
3.7.3 Recognize actions to avoid health risks.
Grade 4
Standard 1: Students will comprehend concepts related to health promotion and disease prevention to enhance health.
4.1.1 Explain the connection between behaviors and personal health.
Standard 5: Students will demonstrate the ability to use decision-making skills to enhance health.
4.5.1 Explain situations that may require a thoughtful health-related decision.
4.5.3 Indicate healthy alternatives to health-related issues or problems.
4.5.5 Determine a healthy alternative when making a decision.
Standard 7: Students will demonstrate the ability to practice health-enhancing behaviors and avoid or reduce health risks.
4.7.1 Describe positive health behaviors.
4.7.2 Describe a healthy behavior to improve personal health and wellness.
Grade 5
Standard 1: Students will comprehend concepts related to health promotion and disease prevention to enhance health.
5.1.1 Describe the relationship between healthy behaviors and personal health.
Standard 5: Students will demonstrate the ability to use decision-making skills to enhance health.
5.5.1 Identify health-related situations that may require a thoughtful decision.
5.5.4 Predict the potential outcomes of each option when making a health-related decision.
5.5.6 Describe the outcomes of a health-related decision.
Standard 7: Students will demonstrate the ability to practice health-enhancing behaviors and avoid or reduce health risks.
5.7.1 Identify responsible personal health behaviors.
5.7.2 Demonstrate a variety of healthy practices and behaviors to maintain or improve personal health.
5.7.3 Demonstrate a variety of behaviors to avoid or reduce health risks.
GRADE 6
Academic Standards for Health & Wellness
Standard 1: Students will comprehend concepts related to health promotion and disease prevention to enhance health.
6.1.7 Identify the benefits of practicing healthy behaviors.
Standard 5: Students will demonstrate the ability to use decision-making skills to enhance health.
6.5.4 Identify healthy and unhealthy options to health-related issues or problems.
6.5.6 Distinguish healthy options over unhealthy options when making a decision.
Standard 6: Students will demonstrate the ability to use goal-setting skills to enhance health.
6.6.1 Examine personal health behaviors.
Standard 7: Students will demonstrate the ability to practice health-enhancing behaviors and avoid or reduce health risks.
6.7.1 Identify the importance of being responsible for health behaviors.
6.7.2 Indicate healthy behaviors that will maintain or improve the health of self and others.
6.7.3 Identify practices to avoid or reduce health risks to self and others.
GRADE 7
Academic Standards for Health & Wellness
Standard 1: Students will comprehend concepts related to health promotion and disease prevention to enhance health.
7.1.1 Examine how healthy behaviors influence personal health.
Standard 5: Students will demonstrate the ability to use decision-making skills to enhance health.
7.5.4 Differentiate between healthy and unhealthy choices to health-related issues or problems.
7.5.6 Choose healthy choices over unhealthy choices when making a decision.
7.5.7 Examine the consequences of a health-related decision.
Standard 7: Students will demonstrate the ability to practice health-enhancing behaviors and avoid or reduce health risks.
7.7.2 Describe healthy practices and behaviors that will maintain or improve the health of self and others.
GRADE 8
Academic Standards for Health & Wellness
Standard 5: Students will demonstrate the ability to use decision-making skills to enhance health.
8.5.4 Distinguish between healthy and unhealthy alternatives to health-related issues or problems.
8.5.6 Choose healthy alternatives over unhealthy alternatives when making a decision.

State Standards

Indiana Science Standards
Grade Kindergarten
Process Standards
The Nature of Science
• Generate questions and make observations about natural processes.
• Discuss observations with peers and be able to support your conclusion with evidence.
Standard 1 – Core Standard: Observe, manipulate, sort and generate questions about objects and their physical properties.
K.1.1 Use all senses as appropriate to observe, sort and describe objects according to their composition and physical properties, such as size, color, and shape. Explain these choices to others and generate questions about the objects.
Standard 3 – Core Standard: Observe living organisms, compare and contrast their characteristics, and ask questions about them.
Grade 1
Process Standards
The Nature of Science
• Discuss observations with peers and be able to support your conclusion with evidence.
Standard 3 – Core Standard: Observe, describe and ask questions about living things and their relationship to their environment.
1.3.3 Observe and explain that plants and animals have basic needs for growth and survival: plants need to take in water and need light and animals need to take in water and food and have a way to dispose of waste.
Grade 2
Process Standards
The Nature of Science
• Generate questions and make observations about natural processes.
• Discuss observations with peers and be able to support your conclusion with evidence.
2.4.1 Identify parts of the human body as tools, such as hands for grasping and teeth for cutting and chewing.
Grade 4
Standard 3 – Core Standard: Observe, describe, and ask questions about structures of organisms and how they affect their growth and survival.
Grade 6
6.3.5 Describe how all animals, including humans, meet their energy needs by consuming other organisms, breaking down their structures, and using the materials to grow and function.
6.3.6 Recognize that food provides the energy for the work that cells do and is a source of the molecular building blocks that can be incorporated into a cell’s structure or stored for later use.
Grade 7
7.3.2 Understand that water is a major component within all cells and is required to carry out many cellular functions.
7.3.7 Describe how various organs and tissues serve the needs of cells for nutrient and oxygen delivery and waste removal.
Grade 8
8.3.6 Observe anatomical structures of a variety of organisms and describe their similarities and differences. Use the data collected to organize the organisms into groups and predict their relatedness.