S: Life Science By: Mr. Sciame
FC: Life Science By: Mr. Sciame
1: About the author: Mr. Sciame is excited about science. He teaches 7th grade life science at I.S. 318 in Brooklyn, NY. Pictured above is Mr. Sciame with two students who have recently graduated from middle school.
2: Living things are made of cells. Here is a diagram of an animal cell. <--------------- | Here is a diagram of a plant cell. -------------> Can you find the differences?
3: This is a diagram of a flower. Which type of cells would you find in a flower? (Plant cells or animal cells?)
4: This is a computer model of the human circulatory system. Which type of cells would you expect to find in the human body?
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7: There are many other systems in the human body. Pictured here are a few examples of body systems. Body systems are made up of organs. Organs are made up of tissues. Tissues are made up of cells.
8: In the skeletal system there are many types of joints. Pictured above are a few of the major joints found in the body.
9: Pictured here is the process that a virus goes through to reproduce. A virus isn't a living thing but it uses the cells of other living things to reproduce MANY times. Viruses are harmful to the human body but our bodies have another system called the immune system. The immune system can locate and destroy viruses.