Anatomy: Respiratory System for Elementary Students
These sites are about the respiratory system and they are geared towards elementary grade level students. Includes sites about the respiratory system in general, and sites about the effects of exercise and smoking on the respiratory system.
This interactive site includes information on the respiratory system for students of all ages. Click on the introduction icon or a grade level to see content. Includes games, puzzles, stories, coloring pages, animations, and much more. The section on "Grades 4-6" includes information on the effects of smoking on the respiratory system.
Emma is holding her breath. Help her to breathe and see how the respiratory system works and then go to the exercise where you can place the various organs of the respiratory system where they go in the body.
Read or listen to a four-page article about the respiratory system. Includes videos and graphics. Page four of the website includes information about how smoking and exercising each affect your respiratory system. NOTE: This site includes ads.
Watch a video demonstration about the respiratory system by Salman Khan. (Total running time: 20:33.) NOTE: This site includes links to social networking sites. NOTE: This site includes a message board.
This video explains how the respiratory system works with special emphasis given to how exercise affects the the system. (Total running time: 3: 29.) NOTE: This site includes links to social networking sites. NOTE: This site includes a message board.
The second page of this PDF document lists some of the immediate and rapid effects of smoking on the respiratory system. NOTE: The reading level may be too difficult for younger students, but teachers may find this information to be useful.
These sites have information about the respiratory system for students in the upper grades. Discover the structure and functions of this system's organs. Includes videos, diagrams, online games, experiments, and quizzes about the respiratory system. Includes links to an eThemes Resource on human body systems for younger grades and the circulatory system.