ALEX Learning Activities
Title: Frog Guts
Digital Tool: Frog Dissection App for iPad
Digital Tool Description: Frog Dissection allows students to virtually dissect specimens with dissection tools. 3D images help students visualize the internal organs. App also includes information on frog types, life cycle, anatomical comparison of frog to human and interactive quiz.
Title: All Systems Are GO!
Digital Tool: All Systems Are Go - Science Net Link
Digital Tool Description: This tool can be used to complement instruction on body systems and function, as well as systems in general. This activity focuses on four systems: digestive, circulatory/ respiratory, skeletal, and nervous. The focus of this activity is how organs in one system work together to make that system function.
Digital Tool: Schoolhouse Rock - Do the Circulation
Digital Tool Description: Schoolhouse Rock video that gives a quick refresher of the function of the heart and the roles of its components.
Title: Body Builder
Digital Tool: All Systems Are Go!
Digital Tool Description: In this online activity, a fictional character named Arnold is missing a number of body parts. You are presented with a body system and a variety of organs. You should drag and drop all the organs that belong in that particular body system to Arnold's body. Once all four systems are complete, a clothed Arnold will appear.
Title: Let Me Hear Your Body Talk
Digital Tool: Science Interactive Body
Digital Tool Description: This interactive tool allows students to explore the body organs in both male and female. Organs are rotated by the student or teacher and placed in the correct position.