Ch 26: The Muscular System Lesson Plans

About This Chapter

The Muscular System chapter of this course is designed to help you plan and teach about how different muscles move different parts of the body. The video lessons, quizzes and transcripts can easily be adapted to provide your lesson plans with engaging and dynamic educational content. Make planning your course easier by using our syllabus as a guide.

Weekly Syllabus

Below is a sample breakdown of the Muscular System chapter into a 5-day school week. Based on the pace of your course, you may need to adapt the lesson plan to fit your needs.

Day Topics Key Terms and Concepts Covered
Monday Muscle types Discuss the functions of the three muscle types: skeletal, smooth, and cardiac
Tuesday Major skeletal muscles Deltoids, pectorals, trapezius, gluteus maximus, triceps, biceps, etc.
Wednesday Major smooth muscles Involuntary muscles all over the body and their functions
Thursday Major cardiac muscles Discuss how muscles in the heart work in tandem to pump blood
Friday Using muscle for leverage Identify the three classes of muscle levers used by the body and explain the effectiveness of each class

Chapter Practice Exam
Test your knowledge of this chapter with a 30 question practice chapter exam.
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Practice Final Exam
Test your knowledge of the entire course with a 50 question practice final exam.
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