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Can You Make a Muscle?

For Students 3rd - 4th
Why are muscles important? Third graders study the different kinds and functions of muscles in the human body. After drawing arrows in an illustration to indicate where a muscle contraction would occur, they do their own experiment about...
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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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Keeping Healthy

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students 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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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,...
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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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Meats Make Muscles

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders explore the meat group of the food pyramid. In this nutrition and diet instructional activity, 2nd graders study the benefits of eating foods in the meat group, collect data regarding their classmates' favorite foods, and...
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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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Skeleton

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
Students study the skeleton. In this human body lesson, students draw and label bones in the body by tracing each other and creating a skeleton out of body parts and brass fastners.
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Joints Help Us Move

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders investigate the three main types of joints in their arms and legs that are in charge of movement.  In this human biology instructional activity, 3rd graders view x-rays online to see how different joints look, participate...
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Pump It Up

For Students 9th - 12th
In this muscles activity, high schoolers read an article about building muscles and keeping them strong. Students choose any muscle in their body and use a website to learn about that muscle. They chart four muscles and exercises used to...
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Muscular System

For Students 9th - 12th
In this muscular system worksheet, 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...
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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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Which Muscles?- Olympic Learn and Play Sports

For Students 5th - 7th
In this math, science, and physical education worksheet, students brainstorm and study about the muscles that are used while participating in different Olympic sports. They color the muscle groups of the body by follow the directions...
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Oxygen Cycle

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students run clockwise around a track in the gym, pretending they are the blood that carries oxygen through the body. They go to the "mouth" station where they take three breaths and pick up an object that represents oxygen. Students...
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21st Century Medicine: Nerves of Steel

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students model a sarcomere's action, they gain a kinesthetic and visual understanding of muscle contraction. They use this exercise stimulates the production of myosin and actin. Students use two colors of clay, make a "sandwich" of...
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Natural Born Robots: Body Builders

For Teachers 5th - 9th
Students perform activities to explore how their arm works and what muscles are involved. They view animated comparisons of human and robotic arms. Students create a model of the human arm.
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Walk, Run, Jump!

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
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...
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Dynamic Duo: Bones and Muscles

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students explore the relationship between their skeletal and muscular systems, resulting in ability to name and compare types of joints and ability to demonstrate how muscles move bones.
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The Human Body Lesson

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Students identify features of the human body, explore needs of the human body by explaining the importance of good health in relationship to the body, and study functions and care of the human body and its organs.
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MuscleMania

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Young scholars learn three different types of muscles. By building a model of the arm, they learn its basic anatomy and how muscles function in relationship to bones. They perform an experiment on the relationship between muscle size and...
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Stretching Muscles Properly

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Tootsie rolls as a teaching aid? Absolutely. Demonstrate to young athletes the importance of warmups and stretching  with an activity that asks them to try and stretch a piece of cold taffy. Class members hold the taffy in their hands...
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Human Body

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders determine what muscles do and identify the different types. In this muscle instructional activity, 5th graders discuss what they know about muscles before looking at the book, The Human Body by Jonathan Miller. They take a...
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Muscular and Skeletal Systems

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders explore the muscular and skeletal system. In this science lesson, 5th graders discuss bones and view an x-ray. Students participate in exercises and then feel their heart beat and breathing.