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38 reviewed resources for voluntary muscles

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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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TE Activity: Muscles, Muscles Everywhere

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students study three different muscle types and investigate the affect of space travel on astronauts' muscles. They examine how exercise has a positive affect on muscle both on Earth and in space while looking at engineers' roles in...
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Muscles for Locomotion

For Students 5th - 12th
In this muscles worksheet, learners review the characteristics of the 3 types of muscles: smooth, skeletal, and cardiac. This worksheet has 7 matching and 4 short answer questions.
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Skeletal Muscle Review

For Students 9th - 12th
In this biology worksheet, students examine the internal functions of the human body while considering the factors needed to explain the physiological reactions.
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The Value of Exercise: I've Got Muscles!

For Students 3rd - 5th
Exercise and building of muscles are the focus of this health worksheet. Students read a passage which describes voluntary vs. involuntary muscles, then complete a word search which has many types of exercise words hidden in it. An...
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How Muscles Work

For Students 3rd - 4th
In this heart muscle worksheet, students analyze two pictures of people in action. Students label the pictures with "contracting muscle" or "relaxing muscle". Students study two more pictures of muscle movement and label each one...
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Move Your Muscles!

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students, through teacher lecture and class discussion, explore the three different types of muscles in the human body and the effects of microgravity on these muscles. They explain what happens to muscles in outer space and describe the...
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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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The Strength of the Muscular System

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders investigate the strength of the muscular system. They explore voluntary and involuntary muscle movement and discuss the types of muscles: cardiac or heart, skeletal, and smooth. They visit stations to answer questions...
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Study Jams! Muscular System

For Students 5th - 9th Standards
A professionally created set of slides strengthens viewers' knowledge of the muscular system. Some slides display microscope enlargements of muscle fibers and neurons, while others are beautifully detailed graphic images. The difference...
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Muscular System

For Students 9th - 12th
For this muscular system worksheet, students 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 system...
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The Muscle System

For Students 9th
In this muscle system worksheet, 9th graders identify and write the name of each type of muscle associated with the body part listed. Then they label the illustration of the leg showing which muscle contracts and which muscle relaxes.
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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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MuscleMania

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students 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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Skeletal and Muscular System

For Students 9th - 12th
In this muscle and skeletal system worksheet, high schoolers complete a crossword puzzle given clues to terms related to muscles, joints, bones and connective tissue.
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The Muscular System

For Students 5th
In this biology worksheet, 5th graders read about the components and actions of the muscular system. They read about smooth muscles, cardiac muscles, and skeletal muscles before completing a matching activity. They match the names of the...
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What is the Heart?

For Teachers K - 1st
Young scholars are introduced to the heart that pumps blood to all parts of a body. They explore, examine and experiment with how a heart pumps and recognize that each heartbeat is a pumping action. Each students also completes a "How...
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Muscles and Bones: Framework and Movement

For Teachers 3rd
Students study both the muscular and skeletal systems in a series of worksheets and lessons. They investigate how the systems are related in this anatomy based unit.
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Why Is It so Hard to Cure ALS?

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Although discovered over 150 years ago, scientists still struggle to find a cure or treatment for ALS. Viewers of a short video learn about the challenges facing scientists in their attempts to help those who suffer from ALS. 
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Paralysed Rats Made To Walk Again

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
The cure for paralysis seems to be some electrical stimulation and a little bit of chocolate. A video presentation examines work done in Switzerland that successfully allowed paralyzed rats to walk again. Electrical stimulation allows...
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Body Organs and Tissues

For Teachers 9th - 12th
An anatomy presentation gives an overview of the 11 principle organ systems in the body. It addresses the four tissue types, the three pigments that contribute to skin color, skin ailments such as carcinoma, melanoma, and burns, and it...
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Muscular System

For Students 9th - 12th
In this health worksheet, high schoolers find the words that describe the aspects of the muscular system. The answers are found at the bottom of the page.
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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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Our Systematic Body

For Teachers 1st
Students explore several parts of the body system in the eight lessons of this unit. Through several hands-on activities, the skeletal, muscular, digestive, circulatory and nervous systems are observed.

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