Human Body

Lesson 10

Objective

Describe what happens in the urinary system by describing the connection between a series of scientific ideas or concepts.

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Target Task

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Describe what happens in the urinary system. Make sure to use the words “urine,” “kidney,” and “bladder.”

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Key Questions

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  • What do the kidneys do? Why are they important?

  • What is the bladder? Why is it important?

  • What is the urethra? Why is it important?

  • What are the different ways that your body can get rid of water?

  • What is thirst? Why is the feeling of thirst important?

  • How does the image of the urinary system contribute to our understanding of how the urinary system works?

  • What does the author teach about in the section "Inside a Kidney"? How do the images help the author's point?

  • What is the main topic of this section of the encyclopedia? How do you know?

Vocabulary

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excess

urine

waste

thirst

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Common Core Standards

  • RI.2.3 — Describe the connection between a series of historical events, scientific ideas or concepts, or steps in technical procedures in a text.

  • RI.2.7 — Explain how specific images (e.g., a diagram showing how a machine works) contribute to and clarify a text.