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Walk, Run, Jump!

Students participate in a series of timed relay races using their skeletal muscles. They compare the movement of skeletal muscle and relate how engineers help astronauts exercise skeletal muscles in space. They list the three types of muscles and identify each as voluntary or involuntary, explain why exercise is important to maintaining healthy muscles and describe how engineers and our muscles work together as a team.

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Resource Details

3rd - 5th
Physical Fitness
3 more...
Resource Type
Lesson Plans
30 mins
Instructional Strategy
Inquiry-Based Learning
Included Materials
  • Worksheet