The human body as a factory

Watching this animation by Henning M. Lederer, your brain just about explodes with the possibilities for using it in the classroom.

Lederer based his animation, called Der Mensch als Industriepalast (Man as Industrial Palace), on a poster of the same name by Fritz Kahn.

The idea of  understanding body parts and functions, by using metaphors, is familiar but this movie takes it to a whole new and visually interesting level.  We particularly love the eye as a camera and the nose as a filtering system.

If it’s thought provoking, original, fascinating and flexible you’re looking for in a resource, this animation depicting the human body as a factory is a great place to start.