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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 13 Views 6 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
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
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 229 Views 283 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 39 Views 212 Downloads
The Muscular System
In this biology learning exercise, 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 26 Views 235 Downloads
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 19 Views 21 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
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
In this muscular system instructional activity, high schoolers 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
Learners study the different properties of the three major systems of the body. For 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 75 Views 347 Downloads
Top Five Body Shop
First graders go on a journey through the human body. Join the teacher and her helper, who is dressed in a bodysuit that is designed to help the systems come alive. They lead the class through the "skeletal" basics of the skeletal, muscular, and nervous systems.
K - 2nd Science 10 Views 52 Downloads
The Strength of the Muscular System
Seventh graders investigate the strength of the muscular system. They explore voluntary and involuntary muscle movement and discuss the types of muscles: cardiac or heart, skeletal, and smooth. They visit stations to answer questions corresponding to each type of muscle.
7th Science 3 Views 97 Downloads