Muscular System Teacher Resources

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Crash Course: Biology

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Imagine an entire biology course in one collection of 40 videos! Based on the AP Biology curriculum, viewers learn about the things that make up living things and the processes that keep organisms alive. They also learn how to identify...
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The Muscular System

For Students Higher Ed
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...
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The Skeletal and Muscular Systems

For Students 7th - 12th
Introduce future doctors to medical terminology and phrases associated with the skeletal and muscular systems. As they work through a series of worksheets and exercises, high schoolers apply their knowledge of the bones of the human body...
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Muscular System

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
To take one step, the body uses about 200 muscles. In the video, learners see the difference between the three types of muscles found in the human body—skeletal/striated, smooth, and cardiac. The instructor then explains, in detail, how...
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Study Jams! Muscular System

For Students 5th - 9th Standards
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...
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How Your Muscular System Works

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Get ready for some heavy lifting! A detailed video lesson explains the different muscle groups and their functions. The presenter compares and contrasts different types of muscle compositions related to their purposes.
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The Muscular System

For Students 5th
For 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...
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Muscular System Quiz #2

For Students 7th - 12th
In this muscular system worksheet, students complete an on-line quiz, choosing questions and matching answers. Students score 1 point for each correct answer; a printed version is available.
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Skeletal and Muscular Systems Crossword Puzzle Answers

For Students 7th - 9th
In this crossword puzzle learning exercise, students are provided with the answers for 17 clues about vocabulary related to the human skeletal and muscular systems.
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The Strength of the Muscular System

For Teachers 7th
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...
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Muscular System

For Students 9th - 12th
In 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...
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Muscular System

For Students 9th - 12th
In this health learning exercise, students find the words that describe the aspects of the muscular system. The answers are found at the bottom of the page.
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Skeletal and Muscular Systems Crossword Puzzle

For Students 7th - 9th
In this crossword puzzle worksheet, students answer 17 clues about vocabulary related to the human skeletal and muscular systems.
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Muscular System Structure and Function

For Teachers 9th - 12th
A slide show on the muscular system is narrated, discussing the types of muscles and their functions. The muscle is shown in all its parts; the narrator briefly touches on filaments and contraction.
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Big Guns: The Muscular System

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Wanna know what makes people smile? Face muscles. In this short video, learners have an opportunity to view what muscles look like and how they provide humans with movement by contracting and relaxing.  
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How the Body Works: Muscles

For Students 4th - 8th Standards
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...
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Muscular System Quiz #1

For Students 7th - 12th
In this muscular system quiz activity, students complete an on-line quiz, clicking on questions and matching answers, scoring 1 point for each correct answer. A printed version is available.
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Human Anatomy- How Do We Move?

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Learners examine the muscular system. In this muscular system activity, students first draw a realistic representation of their leg or arm bones. Learners do several activities to attach these bones to "joints" with string to simulate...
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Human Body Series - Bones, Muscles, and Joints

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
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...
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The Muscular System

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Muscles and the chemicals myosin and actin are described in the sliding filament theory by Paul Andersen using pictures on his Smart Board. Give your young scientists a clear idea of muscle contraction by showing this video.
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How Strong Are You?

For Students 1st - 7th
During your human body unit lesson on the skeletal-muscular system, issue this challenge. One page at a time, individuals crumple up sheets of newspaper using the same hand. They find that since this activity and its required muscles...
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Muscles

For Teachers 9th - 12th
You can't smile without face muscles! A presentation covers the muscular system in the body, including the parts and functions of the smooth, skeletal, and cardiac muscles. Additionally, it addresses neuromuscular junctions, the...
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Skeletal and Muscular System

For Students 9th - 12th
In this muscle and skeletal system worksheet, students complete a crossword puzzle given clues to terms related to muscles, joints, bones and connective tissue.
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Muscular System

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Basic muscle anatomy is explained by animated kids. Introduce your elementary school class to types of muscle and where they are found in the body. Best for fourth, fifth, and sixth graders.