Marathon runners must run much greater distances than their track-and-field counterparts, needing to start slow and speed up towards the end. This experiment will help you to discover why.
This TED-Ed learning activity guides students through the explanation of how the pancreas works in keeping us alive.
Beneath your ribs, you’ll find, among other things, the pancreas--an organ that works a lot like a personal health coach. Emma Bryce explains how this organ controls your sugar levels and produces a special juice that releases the nutrients from your food to help keep you in the best possible shape.
The activity includes a video, multiple choice and open-ended questions, additional resources to dig deeper, and a guided discussion.
This alignment results from the ALEX Health/PE COS Resource Alignment Summit.
This TED-Ed learning activity guides students through the explanation of how the liver works in keeping us alive.
There’s a factory inside you that weighs about 1.4 kilograms and runs for 24 hours a day. It’s your liver: the heaviest organ in your body, which simultaneously acts as a storehouse, a manufacturing hub, and a processing plant. Emma Bryce gives a crash course on the liver and how it helps keep us alive.
This alignment results from the Health/PE COS Resource Alignment Summit.
This TED-Ed learning activity guides students through the explanation of how the lungs work in keeping us alive.
When you breathe, you transport oxygen to the body’s cells to keep them working, while also clearing your system of the carbon dioxide that this work generates. How do we accomplish this crucial and complex task without even thinking about it? Emma Bryce takes us into the lungs to investigate how they help keep us alive.