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The Muscular System
Challenge pre-med biology classes with this set of questions on the structure and function of the muscular system. The questions are detailed and require students to employ their critical thinking skills. Compliment your anatomy curriculum by assigning this comprehensive worksheet as a review after your lecture on the muscular system.
Higher Ed Science 11 Views 59 Downloads
How the Body Works - Muscles
Viewers visit the gym where two kids and a body-building adult are working out. The characters discuss three types of muscles: smooth, cardiac, and skeletal. With middle school humor, colorful animation, and clear information, viewers will strengthen their knowledge of muscles!
7 mins 4th - 8th Science 11 Views 5 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Study Jams! Muscular System
A professionally created set of slides strengthens viewers' knowledge of the muscular system. Some slides display microscope enlargements of muscle fibers and neurons, while others are beautifully detailed graphic images. The difference between voluntary and involuntary muscles is explained.
5th - 9th Science 17 Views 21 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Human Anatomy- How Do We Move?
Students examine the muscular system. In this muscular system lesson, students first draw a realistic representation of their leg or arm bones. Students do several activities to attach these bones to "joints" with string to simulate the actual movement of our bodies.
3rd - 5th Science 38 Views 210 Downloads
The Muscular System
In this biology worksheet, 5th graders read about the components and actions of the muscular system. They read about smooth muscles, cardiac muscles, and skeletal muscles before completing a matching activity. They match the names of the parts of the muscular system to their descriptions.
5th Science 24 Views 234 Downloads
Exercise and Muscles
Eighth graders identify and label the primary and secondary muscles used to perform an exercise. Students perform an exercise on a weight machine to figure out which muscles are being used. Students illustrate the muscles used by coloring a diagram of the muscular system.
8th Health 13 Views 68 Downloads
Wrestling with Science and Social Studies
Students investigate the form and function of the human muscular system within the context of wrestling. They compare and contrast the three forms of wrestling, and discover the importance of the muscular system in each style.
4th - 6th Science 5 Views 79 Downloads
Head, Shoulders, Knees and Toes
Young scholars gain a greater comprehension of the anatomy and physiology of the muscular system, the skeletal system and connective tissue by researching joints in the body. They also reflect on the effects of injuries on their joints and learn about new treatment methods.
6th - 12th Health 65 Views 410 Downloads
Human Body Series - Bones, Muscles, and Joints
Strengthen understanding of the musculoskeletal system with a structured lesson! Begin with a discussion of bones, joints, and muscles. Have small groups read assigned articles and watch videos to gather information and then write a radio commentary of how the body parts work in a sports action.
3rd - 5th Science 219 Views 277 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
For this muscular system worksheet, students define related terms of the muscular system, they identify types of muscles, they order the events of muscle contraction and given a clue about structures and function of the muscular system they find the proper term and write it in a series of boxes.
9th - 12th Science 41 Views 257 Downloads
Students study the different properties of the three major systems of the body. In this biology lesson, students investigate the physiology of the skeletal, muscular and integumentary systems. They further divide those systems into deeper categories.
9th - 11th Science 73 Views 345 Downloads