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134 resources with the concept the muscular system

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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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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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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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Utah Open Textbook: Biology

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Curriculum resources can be expensive—but not this one. An online textbook offers informational text for a complete high school Biology course. Topics include energy flow, body system, genetics, and evolution.
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How Does Protein Build Muscle?

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
Beef up your knowledge of muscles. Individuals learn how protein builds muscle in a video from the ACS Reactions series. The video explains the amounts of protein necessary to build muscle.
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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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Muscles – Organismal Level (Part 2)

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Humans use 200 muscles to take one step — that's a lot of muscles! Learners see how skeletal muscles work to pull on bones, creating movement. The narrator then explores motor units, muscle twitches, impulses, contractions, and isotonic...
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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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Human Body Systems: The 11 Champions

For Students 7th - 12th
An informative video offers a brief overview of the 11 systems in the human body. It gives a brief description of each before pointing out their interdependence. 
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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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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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Morning Fitness Tips

For Teachers K - 6th
Share Morning Fitness Tips with your class, or your whole school! You will have to put time and effort into preparing your costumes and in getting together what fitness information, you want to share, but the program is a great addition...
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Muscular Strength and Muscular Endurance - Abdominal Circuit

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
Here are seven abdominal exercises that can be done in three and a half minutes. This is not a full-fledged instructional activity but seven well-described exercises to improve strength and endurance in the abdominal muscles. Each one is...
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Organic Molecule Concept Map Review Sheet

For Students 9th - 12th
Stretch the brains of your organic chemists with this amazing concept map. A list of 31 organic molecules is provided on one page, and a graphic organizer with empty boxes for each is provided on the second page. Unfortunately the...
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Fitness Gram Brochure Project

For Teachers 8th - 12th
The six categories of this fitness gram project line up with many of the state standards for fitness testing. There is a component in this project for each individual to set a goal for each of the fitness tests to be taken. In this way,...
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Keeping Healthy

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners describe the relationship between exercise and health. They name ways to monitor their health and the equipment used to do so. Students name solutions to common health issues and explain why good nutrition and exercise are...
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Breathing Victory

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students know that participation in sports requires energy. They comprehend that we get energy form the foods that we eat and the air thta we breathe. Converting food and air into usable energy is defined as celluar respiration. Students...
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Muscular and Skeletal Systems

For Teachers 5th Standards
How do muscles move bones? Find out using a built-in-class model. Pupils construct a hand model with paper and string, then follow a series of directions to explore the movement process. Discover additional information about the muscular...
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Energy Systems

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
How do the muscles of the body produce energy and make it available to cells? Introduce your young athletes to the three exercise energy systems that can be used to generate energy for muscles.
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Moving Around

For Teachers 5th - 7th
Convey the structure and function of muscles to your class with this PowerPoint. It explains how muscles are composed of bundles of cells and fibers, that there are three muscle types, and that contraction is either voluntary or...
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Muscles

For Teachers 5th - 7th
Learn all about the best way to stretch your major muscle groups. Nine of the major muscle groups found in the human body are listed along with discussion points on why exercise and stretching are so important to muscle development. Two...
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Homeostasis of Thermoregulation

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Whether you're battling the flu or trying to warm up on a chilly day, your body's ability to react to temperature change is fascinating! Anatomy scholars discover the fantastic feedback loops that control body temperature in a rigorous...
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Physical Aspects of Fitness: Cardio-Respiratory Endurance

For Teachers 6th - 10th
What is the difference between anaerobic and aerobic fitness? What is cardio-respiratory endurance, and what effect does it have on the body and athletic performance? Delve into these questions with a straightforward presentation, which...
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Keeping Healthy

For Teachers 4th - 7th
A helpful presentation highlights the importance of exercise, and focuses on how muscles move when we move our bodies. The last two slides invite learners to create a brochure that promotes the benefits of a certain sport on the body,...