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EngageNY Grade 6 ELA: Module 2A, Unit 2: Analyzing Structure and Communicating Theme in Literature

For Teachers 6th Standards
Accompany your classroom's reading of Bud Not Buddy by Christopher Paul Curtis with a 17-lesson unit designed to spark critical thinking, dialogue, and stretch writing muscles. The EngageNY collection goes beyond pupils' reading...
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STEM on Station

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
The STEM on Station series offers students the next best thing to being astronauts on the International Space State. The 18 NASA videos in this collection bring viewers into the space station to observe how these teacher scientists live,...
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My Body

For Teachers Pre-K - 2nd
From your head all the way down to your toes, this collection is full of basic body part lessons and labeling worksheets. It is important for children to be familiar with their bodies at a young age, especially to know how to take care...
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Space, Gravity, and the Human Body

For Teachers 5th - 12th Standards
What happens to the human skeleton when it has been in space for an extended time? What does a reduced-gravity environment do to our bodies? Can we learn about our own skeletons by taking apart a chicken carcass? Explore the concepts...
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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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For Teachers 9th - 12th
A compact notebook of slides, this presentation describes characteristics of three types of muscle. Most of the slides consist simply of bullet-point facts for each type, although a diagram and information on the structure of skeletal...
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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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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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What Makes Muscles Grow?

For Students 6th - 9th
It might work for Popeye, but it takes more than spinach to make us strong. This short video illustrates how the cycle of muscle damage and repair, exercise, nutrition, and rest make us strong.
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Muscles and Motor Locomotion

For Teachers 11th - 12th
This is a fabulous presentation which should reinforce all aspects of muscle construction on a gross anatomical and micro level. There are slides to help understanding with the muscle fiber anatomy, and many labelled diagrams to explain...
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Role of the Sarcoplasmic Reticulum in Muscle Cells

For Students 10th - 12th
Many of the concepts that are mentioned as an aside in previous videos are re-introduced here. By listening to Salman's recap of an action potential, students will understand how a nerve impulse can stimulate the release of...
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Are Sore Muscles Growing?

For Students 9th - 12th
What makes your muscles sore after exercise? The presenter entertains different theories before coming to the conclusion that the pain is from healing muscles. He explains the cycle of injury and repair of the muscle fibers during and...
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What Are Muscle Knots?

For Students 9th - 12th
How is a muscle knot created, and how do you get rid of them? The video addresses these questions with evidence from research. Pupils ultimately learn that we need more information to determine the origin and best treatment.
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The Muscles

For Students 3rd - 4th
A word search which features words that have something to do with muscles is here for you. Along with finding words such as hamstring, deltoid, and biceps, learners are asked to find certain muscles and tendons in their bodies by rubbing...
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The Muscles

For Students 4th - 5th
Learners find 12 words in a word search that have to do with the muscles found in the human body. There are some unusual ones, such as the masseter, and the temporalis. Then, they fill in the blanks of three sentences which have to do...
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The Surprising Reason Our Muscles Get Tired

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Does pain really indicate gain when it comes to muscle aches? A short, animated video details the science behind the pain associated with muscle fatigue.
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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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Skeletal Muscle Structure

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Skeletal or striated, muscles are shown down to the chemical components. All the fibers that make up a muscle cell are described and animated. Use this to illustrate the parts of skeletal muscles for your anatomy or biology classes.
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Muscle Diagram

For Students 6th - 12th
Label the major muscle groups in the human body. This worksheet is two pages, one for the anterior/front view and one for the posterior/back view. The class labels the major muscle group, the common name for the group, and identifies an...
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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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Muscles – Muscle Cells (Part 1)

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
As part of a study of muscles and muscle cells the narrator of this insightful video begins by reviewing the three types of muscle — smooth, cardiac, and skeletal. He then explains how actin and myosin play important roles in those...
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Muscles and Bones in Space

For Teachers 5th - 8th Standards
Being an astronaut takes not only high mental acuity, but also a high level of physical fitness, especially for those who spend a long amount of time away from Earth, such as the astronauts serving on the International Space Station....
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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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Exploring Muscle Action in the Human Body

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Students collect and graph data and use the internet to research the skeletal muscles.

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