The Endocrine System consists of three handy, printable black-and-white Student Worksheets (PLUS Answer Sheets) that will not just save you valuable lesson preparation time but also help your students to revise and consolidate their knowledge of this important topic in biology. The Endocrine System is suitable for students in Years 10 – 12 and can easily be used as classwork, homework, revision and even tests. It includes a fun crossword puzzle.
The Endocrine System covers the following:
role of the endocrine system in regulating the body’s activities
differences between the endocrine system and the nervous system
comparing hydrophilic and hydrophobic hormones
important endocrine glands and their hormones: hypothalamus, pituitary (the ‘master’ gland), thyroid and adrenal glands
Along with printable worksheets, a digital (PowerPoint) version of this resource is included here, giving teachers a choice as to which they prefer to use – taking into account the different learning styles of their students.
The Endocrine System is not just about answering questions. Your students will enjoy the ‘active’ nature of the tasks here, requiring them to:
complete ‘fill-in-the-gaps’ passages using words from a list
draw simple diagrams
conduct Internet research
complete a crossword puzzle
The Endocrine System includes an Answer Key (PDF) with images in full color that look great on the big screen. There is no need to research or fact-check here; it’s all been done for you.
I hope you and your students find this product useful and that you enjoy using it as much as I enjoyed creating it!
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