Chapter 8: Muscular System
This chapter is divided into three main sections: muscle basics and cellular components, naming of the muscles, and cat muscles with dissection. Be prepared to spend a fair amount of time on this unit.
Part 1: Muscle Basics
Magic School Bus Works Out - Season 3/ Episode 9 (See Netflix)
Part 2: Naming of the Muscles
Muscle Lab Guide: Muscles you need to know
How Muscles are Named - descriptions / vocab
Printout of ALL Muscles we labeled and colored in class
Additional Practice and Other Resources
GetBodySmart - tutorials on major muscle groups
Body Part Muscle Flashcards and use them to practice naming muscles.
Part 3: Cat Muscles and Dissection
Cat Muscles Lab Guide - checklist of the muscles you need to identify on the cat
Presentation Slides - Muscles of the Arms and Chest
Presentation Slides - Muscles of the Legs and Abdomen
Cat Muscles - Photos of Muscles You Need to Know