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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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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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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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The Human Body

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
An incredible series of lessons on the human body is here for you! Young scientists explore various websites, construct a skeleton using macaroni, compare/contrast a frog skeleton to a human skeleton, label the main parts of the human...
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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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Muscles

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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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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Animal Body Plans and Evolution

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
How have we become what we've become? The presentation slides explain the process of evolution from a body plan viewpoint. They describe the evolution of each body plan including body symmetry, embryological development, cephalization,...
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Bones, Muscles, and Joints

For Teachers Pre-K - 2nd
What is the hip bone connected to? Learn about body parts and the human skeleton with a game of Simon Says, skeleton puzzle, and five question quiz.  
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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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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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Muscles

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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The Animal Body and How it Moves

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
Spark interest in the body structure of vertebrates with this comprehensive and colorful worksheet. Your biology class will explore the levels of organization, primary tissue types, and the main organ systems. Finally, they hone in on...
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Body Mass Index (BMI)

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Know your number! Diabetes and heart disease both increase with higher body mass index numbers. Understanding the body mass index (BMI) helps scholars take control of their own health. They view a comparison of what various BMI...
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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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Marine Arthropod Animation: Body Plan

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Lobsters never stop growing and one lived to be almost four feet long. The Shape of Life series focuses on the body plan of lobsters including their growth patterns. It discusses the legs, appendages, and body segments as they appear...
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The Human Body

For Teachers 1st
Nothing is more relevant than the study of the human body. A series of 10 human body lessons begins with growth, ends with reproduction, and hits all the major systems in between. Each lesson provides opening and closing activities as...
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How Does My Body Work?

For Students 4th - 5th
In this science worksheet, students learn facts and concepts about the major systems of the body. Students read one page about digestion, excretion, skeleton, respiration, circulation, and the workings of the brain. There are 20...
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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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My Body My Senses

For Teachers K - 5th
In a comprehensive unit of activities, learners explore the five senses. Youngsters discover the many different body parts and their functions that allow humans to have sense of sight, touch, smell, taste, and hearing. The best way to...
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Annelid Animation: Body Plan

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Annelids evolved with powerful muscles to dig deep into the ground. Scholars observe the body segments, muscle pattern, unique gut, and the whole body circulatory and nervous systems. Highly detailed animation provides a view of the...
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Human Body - Strength - Part 2/4

For Teachers 9th - 12th
When a hiker gets trapped under a one-and-a-half ton piece of sandstone, he is shockingly able to throw off the slab. Because we normally use only one-third of our muscle fibers at a time, the potential for more is available in...
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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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