Muscular System Blinking Lab

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Grade Levels
6th - 8th
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  1. This unit covers 5 of the human body systems: skeletal, muscular, circulatory, respiratory, and digestive. This product is intended for middle grades. It gives students a good overview of major body organs and how they work, but does not go into detail they will get at the high school level in anato
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This muscular system lab activity allows students to determine if blinking is voluntary or involuntary (you will need to teach about voluntary and involuntary muscles prior to this activity). There are 3 sections in this lab- how many times do you blink per minute, how long can you go without blinking, and measuring blinking as a reflex.

Required materials per group: stopwatch, clear plastic page protectors, and cotton balls.

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Total Pages
3 pages
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Teaching Duration
45 minutes
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