1. Craft - Braiding
2. Key Points – Human Anatomy by Leonardo
3. Collaborative – Frog Dissecting
4. Writing – Quotation Marks
5. Math/Logic – Human Proportions
6. Genius Principle – Be Healthy
7. Big Activity – Healthy Eating
8. Movement - Chicken Fat
Call to Adventure – Livestream every Tuesday morning at 6:45 AM on Celebration Education Families Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/groups/CelebrationEdu/
Body Worlds exhibit and IMAX movie at California Science Center 1/17
Space Walk – 1/31 Fountain Valley
Colonial Farm Life at Colonial Chesterfield at Riley's Farm 1/31
Weekly Teen Hang Outs – Wednesdays in Santa Ana, 2-8
Read through the fireworks and choose five that you think might interest your child. Allow him or her to select 1-3 of them.
Make a graph to show the body weight for adult males and females. Use a different color for each.
Medical Fact or Fiction: Leonardo’s sketches of anatomy are so accurate, they are still used today. However, over the years, there has been many myths about anatomy. Are the medical statements below true (T) or false (F)?
1. _____ Feed a cold, starve a fever.
2. _____ Wait an hour after eating to go swimming.
3. _____ Coffee stunts your growth.
4. _____ Fish is brain food.
5. _____ Chocolate causes acne.
6. _____ Spicy foods cause ulcers.
7. _____ Eating carrots will improve eyesight.
8. _____ If you go outside with wet hair, you will catch a cold.
9. _____ Reading in dim light will damage your eyes.
10. _____ Too much TV is bad for your eyes.
11. _____ If you cross your eyes, they will stay that way.
12. _____ Thumb-sucking causes buck teeth.
13. _____ Cracking knuckles causes arthritis.
14. _____ Too much loud noise can cause hearing loss.
Answers can be found here: http://kidshealth.org/parent/general/aches/old_wives_tales.html
Make a timeline that shows the chronology of medical practices.
Leonardo sketched and painted many figures of living things. Visit the websites below to create your own unique people, animals and creatures.
Observe a butterfly. Notice if the wings are symmetrical.
Another aspect of divine proportion is phi. Phi=1.6180339887.... In theory, nature follows the rule of divine proportion. Using the rule of phi, the length of one’s forearm should be proportioned to one’s lower leg (knee to ankle). Measure your arm and leg to see if this is true.
Measure your body: https://www.crayola.com/lesson-plans/metric-me!-lesson-plan/
Make a model of yourself: https://www.crayola.com/lesson-plans/that's-me-lesson-plan/
Use one of the following phrases or group of words based on anatomy to write a creative story.
1. five fingers were spread apart
2. beating heart, rapid breathing
3. the nervous system drawn on an old piece of paper
4. all the bones in his/her spine
7. brain waves of a brave man
8. appendicitis on a rainy day
10. stomach twisted by poison
Take pulse at resting rate. Do cardiovascular exercise (run, jump rope, cycle) for at least 20 minutes. Take pulse again. Notice how your circulatory system kicks into overdrive (heart pumping, pulse thudding in your ears, chest heaving for air).