Muscular System Lab - Students will love you for providing them with a hands-on experience when learning about the structure and function of the muscular system.
The muscular system lab is a plug and play unit that is meant to accompany my FREE Kesler Science Station Lab Series
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In this unit the students will learn the structure and function of the muscular system. This is an introductory unit to this body system but includes detailed diagrams of the muscular system including major muscle types: cardiac, smooth (visceral), and skeletal.
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There are 8 total stations for the station lab (plus 2 signs for break stations if needed). Each station includes all of the signage, literature, resources, and task cards for the students to complete them independently or with a group. The lab will also require a materials that you likely already have in your lab for the Explore It! station.
Explore It! – This station will be a hands-on demo or experiment that allows the student to connect the information through the application of the structure and function of the muscular system.
Illustrate It! – This station allows the student to sketch or draw out the concept that they are learning. This allows for better recall and retention of new information.
Read It! – At this station students will find a short passage relevant to the content and have to answer 3-4 multiple choice questions about the reading.
Watch It! – Students will watch a short video at this station and answer questions relevant to their learning. This station can be setup with class computers/tablets, SMART board, or even a teachers computer.
Organize It! – The students will use a hands-on diagram to distinguish the functions of the muscular system including some of the major muscles in the human body.
Write It! – At this station the students will be responding to 2-4 short answer prompts that will allow them to communicate their knowledge in complete sentences.
Research It! – This station will be a website that students will go to learn more information about the topic. Students will perform tasks and answer questions on their lab sheet. This station can be setup with class computers/tablets, SMART board, or even a teachers computer. If no computers are available you can double up one of the other stations and replace this module. Easy.
Assess It! – The students will demonstrate their knowledge of the structure and function of the muscular system using a series of task cards with more formal questions.
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