Ch 23: The Muscular System - Middle School Life Science: Homeschool Curriculum

About This Chapter

The muscular system unit of this Middle School Life Science Homeschool course is designed to help homeschooled students learn about the human muscular system. Parents can use the short videos to introduce topics, break up lessons and keep students engaged.

Who's it for?

This unit of our Middle School Life Science Homeschool course will benefit any student who is trying to learn about the functions of the muscular system. There is no faster or easier way to learn about muscular system. Among those who would benefit are:

  • Students who require an efficient, self-paced course of study to learn skeletal muscles, smooth muscles, cardiac muscles and muscle levers. .
  • Homeschool parents looking to spend less time preparing lessons and more time teaching.
  • Homeschool parents who need a life science curriculum that appeals to multiple learning types (visual or auditory).
  • Gifted students and students with learning differences.

How it works:

  • Students watch a short, fun video lesson that covers a specific unit topic.
  • Students and parents can refer to the video transcripts to reinforce learning.
  • Short quizzes and a muscular system unit exam confirm understanding or identify any topics that require review.

Muscular System Unit Objectives:

  • Review the location and functions of three muscle types.
  • Explore the functions of skeletal muscles.
  • Understand the basic operation of smooth and cardiac muscles.
  • Discover how muscle levers affect muscle efficiency.

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