The content of this WebQuest is geared towards 5th and 6th graders. Students will need to
know how to take notes by themselves, do their own research, and synthesize that information.
Learning Strand 2, #6. Identify the general functions of the major systems of the human body (digestion, respiration,
reproduction, circulation, excretion, protection from disease, and movement, control, and coordination) and describe ways
that these systems interact with each other.
This WebQuest would be best for introducting a unit on the circulatory and respiratory systems,
and can also be used throughout the unit as extension lessons and activities.