BODY WORLDS Vital

BODY WORLDS is the Original Exhibition of Real Human Bodies - seen by 45 million visitors globally. Vital explores the wonders of human health and wellbeing.

Life Education is proud to be the Education Partner of BODY WORLDS Vital!

If you are a school wanting to make a booking for a visit to BODY WORLDS Vital please click on the link below to go to the event website.

 

www.bodyworldsvital.com 

School Resources

Life Education has produced a variety of resources to assist teachers whilst visiting BODY WORLDS Vital and to integrate the teaching into the school classroom.

During the Exhibition

Life Education have produced a student workbook (appropriate for years 5-9) which students can complete while moving throughout the exhibition.

Download Student Workbook (pdf, 365kb)

Before and After the Exhibition

Support your visit to BODY WORLDS Vital with these Learning Experiences.

The Digestive System      “Converting Food into Energy”

Level

Learning Experience

Overview

4

Look at the Label

BODY WORLDS Vital’s ‘What a nation eats’ exhibit identifies the typical diet of families around the world.  Westernised countries tend to eat a lot of processed foods.  This learning experience is based around food labels which is a way to identify exactly what is in the food we are eating.

4

Don’t Forget Lunch

BODY WORLDS Vital specimens highlights the benefits of healthy lifestyles.  This learning experience explores choosing foods to provide the body with energy and looks at what might happen if people eat foods high in fat, sugar or salt.

4

The Protein Report

BODY WORLDS Vital encourages us to think about good health.  Protein is a powerful body builder found in lots of foods.

3

Don’t Rush It

This learning experience encourages us to think about how our body digests food and

3

Vital Vitamins

BODY WORLDS Vital encourages us to think about good health.  Vitamins are needed for a range of things that keep us feeling our best. 

2

Snack Time

BODY WORLDS Vital shows many specimens in the midst of physical activity requiring energy.  This learning experience looks at times where topping up our energy level and choosing healthy snacks can help our bodies.

2

Keep it in Balance

BODY WORLDS Vital encourages us to think about good health.  A balanced diet is one way to ensure we are getting the nutrients we need.

2

Serving it Up

BODY WORLDS Vital’s ‘What a nation eats’ exhibit identifies the typical diet of families around the world.  This learning experience teaches us about serving sizes.

Cardiovascular System & Respiratory System    

“The Body’s Great Pump” & “Oxygen In, Carbon Dioxide Out”

3

Heart to Heart

BODY WORLDS Vital gives us an opportunity to look closely at the circulatory system.  This learning experience looks at how food, water and oxygen is transported around the body.

3

Marvellous Medicine

BODY WORLD’s Vital shows the affect smoking can have on the lungs.  Any drug that enters the body can affect the whole circulatory system.  Medicines are drugs that can enter the body in different ways.  All medicines need to be used safely.

3

Super Breather

BODY WORLD’s Vital shows the affect smoking can have on the lungs.  This learning experience covers the cost of smoking, in relation to a person’s health and their wallet.

The Nervous System   “The Messenger and the Boss”

4

Pass it On

BODY WORLDS Vital gives us a chance to fully appreciate the magnificence of the human brain.  This learning experience centres on how the brain sends messages.

4

Brain Power

BODY WORLDS Vital gives us a chance to fully appreciate the magnificence of the human brain.  This learning experience encourages students to find out more about the different parts of the brain.

4

Human Chemistry

BODY WORLDS Vital gives us a chance to fully appreciate the magnificence of the human brain.  This activity investigates some of the different chemicals that help the brain and body.

4

Amazing Chemistry

BODY WORLDS Vital gives us a chance to fully appreciate the magnificence of the human brain.  This activity looks at some of the different chemicals made in the brain and body.

The Locomotive System   “Making Motion Happen”

2

Healthy Bones

Our bodies are pretty amazing.  The bones can be seen clearly in the BODY WORLDS Vital exhibition.  This learning experience explores the bones and how they protect us.