Health Assignments
Body Systems:
(You must cite all sources)
1. The Digestive System (due 4/12)
a.  Find a labeled diagram
b.  Describe the function of the digestive system.
c.  Describe the functions of the gallbladder, pancreas and liver.
2. The Excretory System (due 4/12)
a.  Find a labeled diagram 
b.  Describe the function of the excretory system.
c.  Name and describe five disorders of the digestive system.
3. The Respiratory System (due 4/24)
a. Describe the functions of the respiratory system
b. Find a labeled diagram.
c.  Describe what happens with regard to the exchange of gases during respiration.
d.  What is cellular respiration?
e.  Describe 5 disorders of the respiratory system
4.  The Skeletal System (due 4/25)
a. Find a labeled diagram
b. What is the function of the skeletal system?
c.  Define: cartilage, joint, ligament, & tendon
d. List & describe the four types of joints.
e. List and describe 5 disorders of the skeletal system.

Nervous System:
(due Friday, January 20th)
1-Define the following terms
spinal cord
Central Nervous System
Peripheral nervous System
Somatic Nervous System
Autonomic Nervous System
2-Sketch the brain.  Make sure to label the following parts:
cerebrum, cerebellum, brain stem, parietal lobe, occipital lobe, temporal lobe and frontal lobe
3-Describe three disorders of the brain


Communicable/Noncommunicable Disease:
(Due November 22nd)
After doing some research, select one communicable disease 
and one noncommunicable disease.  Record the following information on the 5 X 8 index cards given out in class:

Name of disease
Region of world (if any)
The two completed index cards will be collected on Tuesday, 11/22.  If you are going away for the holiday, kindly submit them in beforehand.

First Aid Project: (due November 16th)
Choose an emergency situation that would require first aid to be administered to a victim.  Then list the steps that need to be taken to administer first aid.
Description of requirements:
1-Must be typed
2-Use a full heading
3-Make sure to write your title ( 1st Degree Burns, Electric shock, etc.)
4-List the steps needed to administer first aid using bullets
5-Use a border or at least one graphic image

Fire Safety Project
Grade 8:

All completed projects must be submitted by Friday, October 21st.


The class lesson is attached below:
Fire Safety 2016.pptx