The Gross Human Body

Individual Full Day Workshop - Term Time & Holiday Club

Choose your favourite activities below to design your own bespoke full day workshop to suit you and your learners

 

Weekly Programmes - Term Time

Week One – Levels of Organisation

  • Human physiology terminology & levels of organisation
  • Anatomy of the cell
  • Microscopic examination of cheek cells
  • Biological drawings
  • Structure and Functions of Tissues
  • Microscopic examination and biological drawing of epithelium, muscle, nerve and connective tissues

 

Week Two – Cardiovascular System

  • Introduction to the structure and function of the cardiovascular system
  • Anatomy of the heart
  • Dissection of the heart (Demonstration for KS2; KS3,4, and level 3 will perform themselves)
  • Structure and functions of vessels arteries, veins and capillaries
  • Investigation on the effects of exercise (KS2,3)) or caffeine (KS4 and level 3) on the cardiovascular system
  • Discussion of results

 

Week Three – Respiratory System

  • Introduction to the structure and function of the respiratory system
  • Anatomy of the respiratory system
  • Dissection of the lungs (Demonstration for KS2; KS3,4, and level 3 will perform themselves)
  • Measuring the respiratory system
  • Investigation on the effects of exercise on the respiratory system
  • Discussion of results
  • Diseases related to the respiratory system (KS3,4 and level 3)

 

Week Four – Digestive System

  • Introduction to the structure and functions of the digestive system
  • Anatomy of the digestive system
  • How poo is made theory and exercise (KS2,3)
  • Enzyme activity of the digestive system (KS4 and level 3)
  • Identification of unknown enzymes in solution (KS4 and level 3)
  • Discussion of results
  • Diseases related to the digestive system (KS3,4 and level 3)

 

Week Five – Nervous System

  • Introduction to the structure and functions of the nervous system
  • Organisation of the nervous system
  • Sensory and motor impulses
  • Reflex Arc
  • Nervous system practical activity (KS2,3)
  • Initiation and transmission of the nerve impulse (KS4 and level 3)
  • Diseases related to the nervous system (KS4 and level 3)
  • Discussion

 

Week Six – Urinary System

  • Introduction to the structure and functions of the urinary system
  • Anatomy of the Kidneys
  • Dissection of the kidney (Demonstration for KS2; KS3,4, and level 3 will perform themselves
  • Movement of fluids (T)
  • How wee is made (KS2)
  • Diffusion and Osmosis (KS3,4 and level 3)
  • Anatomy and function of the nephron
  • Diseases related to the urinary system (KS3,4 and level 3

 

Week Seven – Skeletal System

  • Introduction to the structure and functions of the skeletal system
  • Anatomy of the cranial skeleton
  • Anatomy of the postcranial skeleton
  • Skeletal Joints
  • Observation of muscular skeletal markers (KS4 and level 3)
  • Diseases related to the skeletal system

 

Week Eight – Reproduction System & Menstruation

  • Introduction to the structure and functions of the male reproductive system
  • Anatomy of the male reproductive system
  • Introduction to the structure and functions of the female reproductive system
  • Anatomy of the female reproductive system
  • How babies are made (KS2,3)
  • Hormonal regulation of the menstrual cycle (KS4 and level 3)
  • Fertility Treatment (KS4 and level 3) 

 

NOTE: Some activities involve learners perform organ dissection and inflation.  All risk assessments are available upon request

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