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Multi-cellular organisms contain systems of organs carrying out specialised functions that enable them to survive and reproduce (ACSSU150)
Plant structure and function,
Show an alien how much you know about plant life on Earth. Answer a quiz on plant structure and function. Identify labels for plant parts. Match each plant part with its function. This learning object is the last in a series of two objects.
Follow a mouthful of water as it moves around inside a person. Find out how water is absorbed, purified and excreted. Learn that two kidneys control the amount of water and blood in the body. See how drinking water helps to keep cells healthy. Test your knowledge by labelling a diagram of the human body. This learning object ...
Look closely at components of human blood: plasma, antibodies, and white and red blood cells. Find out how much blood the body contains, and how blood cells are replaced. Learn what is meant by 'blood count' and 'blood group'. Test your knowledge by labelling a diagram of blood components. This learning object is one in ...
Explore how the human body defends itself against bacteria and viruses. Look at defences in the skin and linings of body parts. Learn the importance of the spleen and the lymphatic system. Examine antibodies and lymphocytes to see how they work. Test your knowledge by answering multiple-choice questions. This learning object ...
This page of resources 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.
This is a student digital resource that contains interactive materials relevant to a study of light, sound, and electricity. This resource contains a rich array of digital interactive activities, simulations, video clips, supportive information and notebook questions, and is divided into several parts including sections ...
This is a set of student digital activities about the features and structure of cells and their functions. It contains a rich array of interactive activities, film clips and notebook questions to assist learning, and is part of a comprehensive curriculum resource that covers Biological sciences content descriptions in year ...
Students use this resource consisting of seven slides with diagrams, written explanation and voice-over to understand how different organs in our bodies work together to keep us alive. There is a two-question quiz and a summary slide.
This resource consists of 5 sets of automated illustrated slides with voice over presenting detailed information and explanations of the components of the human circulatory system and their functions.
This resource allows students to 'resuscitate' a patient by dragging and dropping the main parts of the heart to their correct position. Incorrect positioning results in death! When organs are correctly positioned, the patient commences breathing and the heart beating and the structures are labelled. Note this resource ...
Look under the surface of human skin. Find out the names for skin layers and major parts within the skin. Learn about fingerprints, nails, skin colour, wrinkles and how the body repairs breaks in the skin. Find out how sweating uses fluids to cool the body. Test your knowledge by labelling a diagram of the skin. This learning ...
Students use this resource consisting of six slides with diagrams, written explanation and voice-over to identify the names of the different types of blood vessels and explain that substances are exchanged between the blood and cells at capillary walls. There is a two-question quiz and a summary slide.
Look closely at parts of a human eye. Learn how people see: light rays are detected within the eye and electrical messages are sent to the brain. Learn why we have eyebrows, eyelashes and tear ducts. Learn about vision problems such as colour blindness and short-sightedness. Test your knowledge by answering multiple-choice ...
Diabetes is on the increase, but do you know what it is, how it happens, and most importantly, how to avoid developing one type of it? View this clip to discover the answers to these questions, as well as the differences between the two types of diabetes.
Look closely at the 32 teeth inside a teenager's mouth. Find out the name for each type of tooth, and see what is inside teeth. Get tips for brushing teeth and flossing. Test your knowledge by labelling a diagram of teeth. This learning object is one in a series of 14 objects.
Follow sound waves as they travel through a human ear. Find out how vibrations from the eardrum are translated into electrical messages sent to the brain. Name parts of the human ear. Test your knowledge by labelling a diagram of the ear. This learning object is one in a series of 14 objects.
This resource consists of 4 sets of illustrated slides with voice over presenting highly detailed information about the process of digestion and the role and function of the various parts of the digestive system up to the small intestine (it is the first part of a resource).
Students use this resource consisting of eight slides with diagrams, written explanation and voice-over to understand the structures and their functions of the respiratory system. There is a two-question quiz and a summary slide.
Investigate a range of animal eyes: dog, cat, bee, fish, eagle and human. Discover how these animals see things in different ways because their eyes have different structures. For example, look at an animal's field of view, how it focuses and sees colours. This learning object is one in a series of seven objects.
Students use this resource consisting of two slides with diagrams, written explanation and voice-over to understand the structure and function of the female reproductive organs. There is a two-question quiz and a summary slide. Note: Quiz and Review sections are not working.