Are you using Apologia’s Anatomy and Physiology book in your homeschool? When teaching our homeschooled kids this topic, sometimes it’s nice to break up the textbooks with some fun anatomy and physiology printable worksheets. We’ve got the free printable worksheets broken down for you by lesson.
How to Teach Kids about Anatomy and the Human Body
Teaching anatomy and physiology to kids can be a lot of fun. Kids are curious about the human body and the different systems and how they work.
There can be some funny and even embarrassing conversations to be had when learning about the human body. Yet it is important and great to discuss together at home. I would much rather my kids learn about the human body from me, than in a classroom somewhere else.
Fun ways to teach your kids about the human body:
- Have your kids lay on the floor and trace their body on a huge sheet of butcher paper or packing paper. They can then cut it out, color and label the different body systems.
- Create a model skeleton with play dough or modeling clay while learning about the skeletal system.
- Read some fun books about the human body.
- Human Body puzzles are great for young children to put together and talk about while building the puzzle.
The Apologia Young Explorer’s Series
The Apologia Young Explorer’s Series is a science curriculum for grades K-6 that focuses on an area of science for complete immersion in all of the individual topics of anatomy and physiology.
Apologia science books are heavy duty, hardcover textbooks which can appear to some as a dry, science textbook. Do not be fooled by the appearance!
Apologia Science Notebooking
Charlotte Mason style homeschoolers love this full-color science curriculum. Many homeschoolers will use it with the matching Apologia notebooking journals and utilize the experiments and hands-on activities as well as find extra free printables to enhance their study of anatomy and physiology even more.
This turns a 14-unit textbook into a complete one year long science curriculum on anatomy and physiology.
Human Anatomy and Physiology Science Curriculum
Exploring Creation with Human Anatomy and Physiology is an Anatomy and Physiology textbook that is written in a conversational tone and is geared specifically for elementary ages.
Your children will be fascinated with learning about what goes on inside their bodies. They will learn about the history of medicine, learn about cells and DNA, organs, genetics and so much more!
Free Anatomy and Physiology Printable Worksheets
We have spent compiling a huge list of freebies that will go along with each chapter lesson in Exploring Creation with Human Anatomy and Physiology:
Apologia Human Anatomy and Physiology Lesson 1: Introduction to Anatomy and Physiology (and cells)
Cells, DNA and Heredity Worksheets – When you are learning about cells, DNA, and Heredity, these printable worksheets will come in handy.
Animal and Plant Cell Notebooking Journal – There are a lot of things happening inside a person, animal, or plant–and many of them happen in places so small we can’t begin to imagine it. Help your students study biology with this free Animal and Plant Cell Notebooking Journal.
Cell Anatomy Notebooking Pages – Check out this link for fun free cell note booking pages for your students to print and fill out.
Parts of a Cell Printables – Learn the different parts of a cell with three of these free printable cell sheets.
Coloring with Cell Coloring Book – Color and design 20 free different cell worksheets perfect for kids of all ages.
Human Cell Worksheet – Print this free human cell worksheet, perfect for 5th graders learning about how cells function.
Parts of a Cell Anatomy Page – Download and color this free anatomy coloring page that labels 7 parts of a cell.
Human Cell Coloring and Labeling Page – Learn, label, and color this human cell worksheet page free to download and print.
Apologia Human Anatomy and Physiology Lesson 2: The Skeletal System
Skeletal System Worksheets – The skeletal system is the body’s framework consisting of bones and connective tissue. It also protects all of our vital organs. Learn about the skeletal system with these free printables.
Diseases of the Skeletal System Notebooking Research Journal – Learn about the diseases of the skeletal system with this free notebook.
Lots of Human Skeleton Printables – Use these free human skeleton printables to review major bones in the human skeleton, fill in the blanks, and build your own skeleton.
Skeletal System Worksheets – This free skeletal system worksheet is perfect for elementary students learning all about the different parts of the skeletal system.
Human Skeleton Study Guide – Enjoy this free human skeleton printable set and study guide with questions and book suggestions to along with your studies.
Skeleton Science Unit Study – Learn all about skeleton science with this free unit study.
Skeletal System Notebooking Pages – Download and print free skeletal system decorated note booking pages for note taking, writing definitions, and labeling parts of the human skeleton.
Free Human Body Systems Labeling with Answer Sheets -These printable human body systems labeling sheets cover all of the systems in the body and will be a fun addition yo your human anatomy lessons.
Apologia Human Anatomy and Physiology Lesson 3: The Muscular System
Free Worksheets for the Muscular System – Printable worksheets that are centered around the muscular system.
Muscular System Diseases Notebooking Research Journal – This diseases of the muscular system notebooking research journal is a great way to help kids understand a little bit more about some of these diseases.
Muscles Worksheet – Print this free muscles worksheet that explain the inside-out of anatomy.
Muscular System Notebooking Pages – Choose multiple different free note booking pages to print specifically to go along with your muscular system lesson plans.
Muscle Anatomy Worksheet – Print out this free muscle anatomy themed word search activity for kids to have fun while learning.
Muscular System Unit Study printable – Follow along with this free one week muscular system unit study lesson plan.
Muscular System Lapbook – Download these free printables to make your own lapbook and show off all you’ve learned about the muscular system.
Apologia Human Anatomy and Physiology Lesson 4: The Digestive and Renal Systems
Digestive System Diseases Notebooking Research Journal – This free notebook journal is designed to help students learn more about the digestive system by looking at what happens when part of the system doesn’t work right.
Food to Feces Interactive Tour of the Digestive System Printables – Follow this free hands-on activity learning about the human digestive system.
Digestive System Worksheets for Kids – Download and print this free digestive system worksheet for kids to learn and fill out different parts of the digestive system and how they all works together.
Digestive System Worksheet – Take a closer look at the digestive system with this free printable worksheet perfect for fifth graders.
What is Digestion Worksheet – Learn all about the digestive system, what it is and how it works, with this free worksheet to quiz your second graders on what they’ve learned.
Digestive System Notebooking Pages – Check out this link for themed note booking pages, blank comic strips to fill out, and questions to ask based on digestive system lessons.
Apologia Human Anatomy and Physiology Lesson 5: Health and Nutrition
Fruit and Vegetables Card Information Games – Download and print these fruit and vegetable card information games perfect for any age from elementary to high school.
Health and Nutrition Notebooking Pages – These health and nutrition themed note booking pages are great to go along with your lesson plans.
Comparing Nutrition Labels Printable Activity – Download this free printable nutrition label comparison worksheet and activity game.
Fill in the Blank Food Pyramid – Enjoy this free printable food pyramid worksheet for your students to color and fill out.
Kids Nutrition Printable Activities – This free printable pack for kids comes with fun nutrition activities talking about different foods and sorting them by color.
Fighting Sickness Printable Pack and Checklists – Teach your kids all about germs and how to stay healthy with this free Fighting Sickness Printable Pack.
Apologia Human Anatomy and Physiology Lesson 6: The Respiratory System
Respiratory System Worksheets – Download and print out this worksheet where kids can learn and label the different parts of the respiratory system.
The Respiratory System Anatomy Worksheet – Kids can enjoy learning about the respiratory system and how it all works together with this free printable worksheet that they can color.
Respiratory System Diagram – Fifth graders can use this helpful diagram to learn the ins and outs of the respiratory system.
Lungs Printable Clip Art Worksheets – Enjoy labeled respiratory system coloring pages for kids to have fun while learning.
Respiratory System Notebooking Pages – Choose from multiple free decorated note booking pages for your students to fill out to go along with their respiratory system lesson plans.
Apologia Human Anatomy and Physiology Lesson 7: Life in the Blood
The Circulation Game – This circulation game activity is perfect for kids from ages 8 to 14 to see what they’ve learned so far.
The Antigen Binding Game – This hands-on antigen binding activity game is perfect for students ages 10 to 16 to practice learning while having fun.
Blood Cell Bingo Game – Play a game of bingo while learning the different types of blood cells with this free printable.
Human Anatomy Blood Worksheet – Learn from and color in this free human anatomy blood coloring page.
Free Circulatory System Diseases Notebooking Research Journal – Download this free diseases note booking research journal to learn what happens when your circulatory system fails to work right.
Free Printable Human Body Organs Coloring Pages – These printable human organ coloring pages are great to use when learning about the organs in the body.
Apologia Human Anatomy and Physiology Lesson 8: The Cardiovascular System
Circulatory System Diseases Notebooking Research Journal – This free printable notebook will help you understand the various diseases of the circulatory system.
Free Circulatory Systems Worksheets – Use these free worksheets on the circulatory system to learn all about it.
Human Anatomy Heart Labeling Worksheet – Color this human anatomy heart worksheet for free.
Heart Anatomy Diagram – Students can learn and label this free heart anatomy diagram.
The Circulatory System Worksheets – This free labeling worksheet for kids is great for learning about how the circulatory system works.
Circulatory System Notebooking Pages – Check out this link for decorated circulatory system note booking pages and questions to go along with your lesson plans.
Human Heart Worksheets – Click here for free human heart coloring and labeling worksheets for kids learning anatomy.
Apologia Human Anatomy and Physiology Lesson 9: The Nervous and Endocrine System
Nervous System Worksheets – All sorts of printables about the nervous system.
Diseases of the Nervous System Notebooking Research Journal – This diseases of the nervous system notebooking research journal helps students learn more about how the nervous system works and what happens when it doesn’t.
Nervous System Notebooking Pages – Download and print these free nervous system themed note booking pages for students to write down what they’ve learned during their lesson plans.
Endocrine System Quiz – This free endocrine system printable pack comes with worksheets, a quiz, and answer key for your 5th and 6th graders.
Nervous System Printable Matching Game – This is the perfect learning activity game for your kids to learn about the nervous system while having fun at the same time.
The Nervous System Lesson and Printable – Have loads of fun with these many different free nervous system learning activity ideas.
Free Body Systems Fact Cards and Cheat Sheets – Help your kids learn more than 70 anatomy-related terms with these FREE Body Systems Cheat Sheets and Fact Cards.
Apologia Human Anatomy and Physiology Lesson 10: The Nervous System Extended (the brain)
Brain Hemisphere Printable Hat – Print out this free paper hat to show students an example of what the brain looks like with all of its parts.
Ellen McHenry Brain Game – This exciting game for students ages 9 to 13 is perfect for learning or reviewing information about the brain’s lobes and what they do.
Brain Anatomy Label Worksheet – Students can learn what the different parts of the brain are called and where they are with this free brain anatomy labeling and coloring worksheet.
Neuron Printable Clip Art and Labeling Sheets – Label and color the anatomy of a neuron with this free printable.
Brain Printable Clip Art and Labeling Sheet – Choose from 28 different brain coloring pages for free for your student.
Apologia Human Anatomy and Physiology Lesson 11: Your Senses
Smell and Taste Senses Printables – Learn about smell and taste senses with these free printable worksheets and unit studies.
Hearing Senses Worksheets – The sense of hearing is covered with these free printables about the sense of hearing.
Sense of Touch Printables – Learn about the sense of touch with these free worksheets about touch.
Eyes and Seeing Printables – If you are studying about the sense of seeing, these printables are great to put to use.
Apologia Human Anatomy and Physiology Lesson 12: The Integumentary System
Human Body Skin Paper Model – Cut and assemble a model of what the human body skin looks like with this fun project.
Integumentary System Notebooking Pages – Check out this link for a free printable integumentary system note booking page and questions to go along with your student’s lesson plan.
The Integumentary System Worksheet – Download and print this free integumentary system worksheet for students to learn about skin, hair, and nails.
Integumentary System Printable Activity – These free printable integumentary system pages are perfect for 4th through 6th graders to read and fill out.
Apologia Human Anatomy and Physiology Lesson 13: They Lymphatic and Immune System
The Immune System Game – The purpose of the immune system game is for students in a group setting from ages 10 through 14 to practice basic information on how the immune system works.
Immune System 3 Part Cards and Printables – This free immune system printable comes with 3 part cards and a booklet for students to use and learn.
Lymphatic and Immune System Notebooking Pages – Print these decorated note booking pages for students to take notes and answer questions that go along with lymphatic and immune system lesson plans.
Immune System Worksheet – Download and print this free immune system worksheet perfect for middle school kids to read and color.
Apologia Human Anatomy and Physiology Lesson 14: Growth and Development
Who is Gregor Mendell Worksheet – Learn all about who Gregor Mendell was and his experiments after printing out this worksheet.
Teach Genetics with Jelly Beans Printable – Check out this link to find out how to teach the science of genetics to your students using jelly beans and the free printable template it comes with.
Parts of the Womb and Baby Development Cards – Learn the different parts of the womb and baby development stages with these free printable cards.
We have tons of themed freebies, instant downloads, and printable anatomy worksheets. These will help with any type of human body or anatomy and physiology study. Some of them even come with answer keys. They are great if you like a unit study method, or if you just want to supplement your curriculum.
Jeannette is a wife, mother and homeschooling mom. She has been mightily, saved by grace and is grateful for God’s sovereignty throughout her life’s journey. She has a Bachelor in English Education and her MBA. Jeannette is bi-lingual and currently lives in the Tongan Islands of the South Pacific. She posts daily freebies for homeschoolers!