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Human Body Detectives

Take full advantage of the award-winning Human Body Detective curriculum with these official, publisher-created lesson plans. These plans lay out a recommended course of study in Homeschool Planet and give you and your student one-click access to your Human Body Detectives curriculum.

Human Body Detectives helps you teach your children about their bodies and how to keep them healthy. The Human Body Detectives takes kids on exciting adventures into their bodies to learn all about how they work and what foods best feed them. This curriculum is aligned to Common Core State Standards by a National Board Certified Teacher!

What You Get:

  • Publisher-recommended courses of study and all the curricula for Human Body Detectives' Elementary, Middle School, or High School programs.
  • One-click access links to the curriculum and resources
  • Checkboxes for your students to check off as they complete their assignments, providing them with a sense of accomplishment and a permanent record of their achievement.
  • Elementary Lesson Plan Bundle includes ALL 6 Human Body Detectives Elementary lesson plans.
  • Each Elementary Human Body Detectives curriculum with lesson plan includes an adventure into the Body System that includes:
    • four 50-minute lesson plans weaving anatomy and physiology with nutrition for kids PLUS lesson video from Dr. Heather
    • 20+ pages of activities and worksheets PLUS discussion section to ask questions
    • Jeopardy® review assessment on PowerPoint and Keynote
    • audio recording of the story
    • audio recording of the theme song (plus lyrics)
    • hands-on labs and experiments
    • colorful stickers
    • HBD poster
  • Automatic lesson plan updates as needed, with enhancements, link updates, etc.
    Note: You decide whether to apply the updates.

Important: Items with downloadable curriculum included are not returnable for any reason. Also note that lesson plans are subject to copyright laws and cannot be used beyond those in your household. By “household” we mean a person or persons sharing the same single family housing unit such as a home, apartment, mobile home or condominium. You may reach us with any questions at support@homeschoolplanet.com.

  • Automatic rescheduling of assignments when "life happens"
  • "Daily Digest" email reminders to help you and your child stay on track
  • Grade your student's work to recognize or reward completion.
  • Track attendance for states where this is required.
  • Generate reports, reminders, and much more!
Lesson Plans

Functional Nutrition, 2nd ed  For Grades 9 - 12

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Functional Nutrition

This is an upper-level high school course that I have set it up slightly different than the other Human Body Detectives courses; it is an independent class where students will read the class notes, watch video lessons form dr. heather and watch suggested videos plus use the resource page to dive a little deeper into certain topics. In addition, there is a discussion section to ask questions. There is an optional quiz at the end.
To learn more, read the Functional Nutrition Welcome PDF

Functional Nutrition includes:
• all lessons digital PDFs, lesson videos from dr. heather plus extra activities ( discussion section to ask questions) and resource page*
ten self-directed lesson plans

Syllabus
Lesson 1: What is Functional Nutrition? Digestive Anatomy
Lesson 2: Functions of the Digestive System
Lesson 3: Digestive Enzymes
Lesson 4: Bowel Transit Times
Lesson 5: Brain-Gut Connection: Vagus Nerve
Lesson 6: Macronutrients
Lesson 7: Micronutrients
Lesson 8: Different Food Diets
Lesson 9: Nutrition Related Diseases
Lesson 10: Best Ways to Optimize Food Digestion and Absorption

* book and video recommendations for further learning, inspirational quotes, charts, images, and full class transcripts

Middle & High School Nutrition, 2nd ed.  For Grades 7 - 12

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Middle and High School Nutrition

Enhance your middle and high school students’ nutrition awareness while promoting a positive self-image and a deeper appreciation of having a healthy, strong body.

Middle and High School Nutrition include:
• all lessons digital PDFs
• eight teacher *lesson plans and video lesson by dr.heather
• student notes for each lesson
• cornell, outline or cloze notes for each lesson research project on chosen food
• homework options, video, app, and slideshow suggestions
• socratic reading of The Unhealthy Truth
• research project on chosen food
hands-on labs and experiments

HBDs Go into the Circulatory System, 2nd ed.  For Grades 3 - 5

$67.00

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HBDs Go into the Digestive System, 2nd ed.  For Grades 3 - 5

$67.00

$56.95
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HBDs Go into the Immune System, 2nd ed.  For Grades 3 - 5

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$56.95
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HBDs Learn About Nutrition, 2nd ed.  For Grades 3 - 5

$67.00

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HBDs Go into the Skeletal System, 2nd ed.  For Grades 3 - 5

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HBD Elementary Bundle, 2nd Ed.  

$297.00

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The HBD Elementary Bundle includes:

  • HBDs Go into the Circulatory System
  • HBDs Go into the Digestive System
  • HBDs Go into the Immune System
  • HBDs Go into the Nervous System
  • HBDs Go into the Skeletal System
  • HBDs Learn About Nutrition

HBDs Go into the Nervous System, 2nd ed.  For Grades 3 - 5

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