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                    Grade 6 Science Human Body – Transport Systems Extension Menu
Concept and/or Topic: Transport Systems - Digestive, Circulatory, Respiratory, and
                      Excretory

                  Choose a learning activity from one square to complete. If you choose the
                  square, “Write your idea here,” please see the teacher with your idea first. Circle
                  the number of the learning activity you choose. Turn in this paper with your
                  work.

1.Develop a Jeopardy game for      2. Select a main organ of the    3. Create a non-fiction
the circulatory system.            digestive system. Research a    children’s book about the
Categorize information into 5      disorder or disease related to  respiratory system. Include
groups. Include both questions     this organ. Create an           information about the main jobs
and answers. Remember, in this     informational brochure that     and parts, how pressure
game the answer is in the form     provides an overview of the     differences aid in the process of
of a question!                     organ, the cause(s) of the      breathing, and how gas
Sample Question: heart             disease, how the disease effectsexchange occurs. Your book
Sample Answer: What is the         the organ, and possible         must be typed or neatly
main organ of the circulatory      treatments. Your brochure must  handwritten in blue or black ink
system?                                                            and must include illustrations
                                   be neat, colorful, and attractive.
                                                                   that are neat, colorful, attractive
                                                                   and scientifically accurate.
                                                                   Include a title page with a
                                                                   catchy title and an illustration.
4. Design a graphic organizer      5. Devise and conduct an        6. Research the main function
that shows how the digestive,      experiment that demonstrates    of the kidneys, the process of
circulatory, respiratory, and      how the excretory system        waste removal through dialysis,
excretory systems work.            eliminates wastes from the body and the possible reasons for
Describe in writing how the        using the materials of your     needing dialysis. Report your
systems work together to           choice. The experiment must     findings in a
maintain a balanced body.          follow the scientific method.   2-minute
                                   Create an oral and visual       television
                                   presentation to relay your      commercial.
                                   findings to your class.
7. Design a crossword puzzle of    8. Write your idea here.        9. Research the process of
terms about one of the transport                                   digestion. Write a poem or rap
systems. Develop clues for at      __________________________ (minimum 6 stanzas) that
least 10 words/concepts from                                       explains the path that food
the unit of study. Use graph       __________________________ takes. Utilize several poetic
paper, a ruler, or the computer                                    devices such as alliteration,
to neatly align words              __________________________ personification, rhyme,
horizontally, vertically, and                                      inversion, simile, and metaphor.
diagonally. Create an answer       __________________________ Include accurate information
key for your puzzle.                                               and interesting details about
                                                                   digestion.

                                                                              Science/Human Body - Transport/Grade 6
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            Grade 6 Science Human Body – Transport Systems Extension Menu

Concept and/or Topic: Transport Systems (Digestive, Circulatory, Respiratory, and
Excretory)

Intended Purpose: To enrich or extend the essential curriculum

Standard(s) and Indicators Addressed:
Ex.

Boxes 1, 3, 7, and 9 SC.600.30.B.1.b. Based on data from readings and designed investigations, cite
                      evidence to illustrate that the life functions of multicellular organisms (plant and
                      animal) are carried out within complex systems of different tissues, organs and
                      cells.
                                    i.    Extracting energy from food
                                   ii. Getting rid of wastes

                       SC.600.30.B.2.b Select several body systems and explain the role of cells, tissues
                       and organs that effectively carry out a vital function for the organism, such as
                                    i.    transport (digestive, circulatory, respiratory, excretory)

Boxes 2, 4, 5, and 6 SC.600.30.B.2.b Select several body systems and explain the role of cells, tissues
                     and organs that effectively carry out a vital function for the organism, such as·
                                  i. transport (digestive, circulatory, respiratory, excretory)

                       SC.600.30.B.3. Analyze the impact of external and/or internal factors on system
                       balance
                              a. Explain that feedback and restoration mechanisms maintain a state of
                              balance
                              b. Describe factors capable of disturbing balance
                              c. Investigate and model how components of a system work together to
                              maintain balance.


Organizational Tips:

General

      Provide student access to the school media center, the Internet, textbooks, and/or subscription
       databases (SIRS, Student Resource Center, etc.)
      Provide access to supplies such as rulers, colored pencils, markers, paper, etc. for construction of
       graphic organizers, timelines, booklets, etc.
      Provide access to software such as PowerPoint, Excel, Inspiration, etc. to assist students in
       creating final product.


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