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Body Oddities

Grade level: Ages 5-10

Big idea

In the film Superhuman Body, we learn about the cells, organs, and systems our bodies need to stay healthy. Human bodies have evolved to do amazing things. There are also odd traits our ancestors needed that no longer serve a purpose. Find a mirror and explore some of these body oddities!

Activity overview

You’ll only need a mirror to explore some of the surprising, evolving aspects of the human body, specifically related to our eyes and vision, arm muscles and ears.

Videos in this lesson


  • Mirror