See legend at bottom for explanation of age codes
Educational Video Game - Infection Defense
Infection Defense is designed by microbiology students with expert support. The game is designed to provide a foundation of the immune system, mainly targeted toward high school students.
OpenStax Anatomy & Physiology Textook
Free college level textbook with web, ePub, and PDF versions (low-priced print version also available)
Wearable Human Body Project
Instructions from HomeschoolShare for an anatomy project built on a grocery bag that can be adapted to highlight any system of the body
Human Anatomy Lessons
From InnerBody.com. Each topic has animations, 100's of graphics, and thousands of descriptive links.
The Gene Scene
From Ology - American Museum of Natural History.
Anatomy Arcade offers students free flash games and interactives to learn anatomy.
The Visible Body includes 3D models of over 1,700 anatomical structures, including all major organs and systems of the human body. The content is Flash-based and it is unclear from the website whether it is compatible with the Mac OS.
From the Endowment for Human Development. This site has an impressive pre-natal image and movie gallery. 4D ultrasound pictures are available in the 3-6 and 6-9 month image galleries. They are amazing!
Habits of the Heart
Habits of the Heart helps students and teachers learn about the cardiovascular and circulatory systems. The site includes lesson plans, classroom activities, on-line interactive activities, videos about the heart and links to other sites about the heart and lungs.
Neuroscience for Kids
Learn about the nervous system. The site offers experiments, activities and games to help you learn about the nervous system.
Brain Awareness Week Puzzles
From the The Dana Foundation.
Neuroscience Coloring Book
Color these pictures and make your own coloring book filled with drawings about neuroscience. A 10 page neuroscience coloring book is also available in PDF format.
The Human Heart
From the Franklin Institute. Learn about heart development, vessels, bloos systems, health, monitoring and the history of heart education.
BBC offers excellent interactive online resources to go with many of their programs, but even without watching the shows, the website is a great learning experience. There are games and interactive learning about organs, muscles, senses, the skeleton, and the nervous system.
- Y—Young (PreK-3rd)
- M—Middle (4th-6th)
- O—Older (7th-12th)
- T—Teacher Resources