Exploring the human body

Primary KLAs:
Personal Development, Health and Physical Education
Secondary KLAs:
Personal Development, Health and Physical Education, Science
Educational levels:
Year 5, Year 6, Year 7, Year 8, Year 9, Year 10, Year 11, Year 12

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© State of New South Wales, Department of Education.

This resource for basic physiology and anatomy has a comprehensive outline of all the systems of the body and sensory organs, with animated graphics and activities to help explain them, plus links to visual and interactive resources online.

NSW syllabus outcomes

(SC4-14LW) relates the structure and function of living things to their classification, survival and reproduction

(SC4-15LW) explains how new biological evidence changes people's understanding of the world

(SC5-14LW) analyses interactions between components and processes within biological systems

(SC5-15LW) explains how biological understanding has advanced through scientific discoveries, technological developments and the needs of society

(PD3-1) identifies and applies strengths and strategies to manage life changes and transitions

Australian curriculum content descriptions

(ACSSU149) Cells are the basic units of living things and have specialised structures and functions

(ACSSU150) Multi-cellular organisms contain systems of organs that carry out specialised functions that enable them to survive and reproduce

(ACSSU175) Multi-cellular organisms rely on coordinated and interdependent internal systems to respond to changes to their environment

More information

Resource type:
Interactive Resource
learner, teacher
ScOT topics:
Respiratory system, Cells, Endocrine system, Nervous system, Integumentary system, Immune system
Comprehension activity, Interactives, Multiple choice questions
File type:
State of NSW, Department of Education
State of NSW, Department of Education
Date created:
Wednesday, 21 October 2020

Resource ID: 292254c9-9651-437e-9e22-7133bf2fb3d3