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132 reviewed resources for muscular and skeletal systems

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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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What is the Skeletal System?

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Students investigate the human skeletal system. In this biology lesson, students trace the outline of their body onto butcher paper and fill in the names of the bones. Students use an overhead transparency of the human skeletal system to...
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Skeletal, Muscular, and Integumentary Systems

For Students 7th - 8th
In this skeletal, muscular, and integumentary system worksheet, students answer questions that describe the skeletal system and its functions. Students answer a variety of formatted questions about the muscular and integumentary system...
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Musculoskeletal System

For Teachers 7th - Higher Ed
Students study the skeletal system, how they function and their parts.  In this investigative lesson students complete a worksheet and a test after participating in an activity. 
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Our Skeletal System

For Teachers 3rd
Through a research project, learners explore the skeletal system. First, they name the purpose of the skeletal system, to provide support, protection, and movement. Then, they conduct research using the sites listed to find out...
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Human Body Systems

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders explain how the different human body systems work together. In this biology instructional activity, 7th graders create a graphic organizer using Inspiration. They complete a webquest on muscular and skeletal systems.
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Head, Shoulders, Knees and Toes

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students gain a greater comprehension of the anatomy and physiology of the muscular system, the skeletal system and connective tissue by researching joints in the body. They also reflect on the effects of injuries on their joints and...
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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 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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Body Systems

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
The human body is an amazing thing! Explore the body with your high school class as they investigate each system in detail. They learn components of each organ system and disease processes that can negatively affect general health and...
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The Skeletal System

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Discover the importance of your skeleton. Its different purposes are described and the various types of bones are shown. The animation in this clip clearly introduces the human skeletal system and its parts. A great resource for your...
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Nervous System

For Students 7th - 8th
In this nervous system worksheet, students list the levels of organization in a multicellular organism. Students match the organ system with its function. Students answer a variety of questions using their knowledge of the nervous system.
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Skeletal and Muscular Systems Crossword Puzzle Answers

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

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students research the skeletal system. In this anatomy lesson, students measure their bodies to find the approximate length of their bones. They draw and cut out each of the bones and then attach them using brads or glue. 
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Skeletal and Muscular Systems Crossword Puzzle

For Students 7th - 9th
In this crossword puzzle worksheet, learners answer 17 clues about vocabulary related to the human skeletal and muscular systems.
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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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"Egg" - Stra Special Protection

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Students create a structure designed to protect an egg much like our skeletal system is designed to protect our organs. In this protection lesson plan, students use straws, toothpicks, tennis balls, glue, yard sticks, and more.
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Human Anatomy -- How Do We Move?

For Teachers 3rd - 7th
Young scholars create a model of the digestive system. In this human anatomy lesson the students examine features of the digestive system. The young scholars perform an experiment.
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Muscular and Skeletal Systems

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

For Students 7th - 10th
In this anatomy worksheet, students use their textbook, notes, or Internet to complete required information for 11 different human organ 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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The Human Body

For Students Pre-K - 6th Standards
Examine the systems of the human body with a bold, charming, and kid-friendly application. This noteworthy tool is certain to get kids interested what goes on inside of them! The eye feature uses the tablet camera to view images and show...
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Respiratory System

For Teachers 5th Standards
Explore the respiratory system with a model. First, pupils build a set of lungs to experiment how they inflate and deflate. Then, they delve deeper into the topic with a web quest to discover new information about the nose, trachea, and...

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