Resources included: Educator notes, Presentation slides, Student sheets
Time: 60 minutes
Target age range: 11-14.
Investigate the basics of biomechanics and
antagonistic muscle pairs through this module. Students will look at
where different types of lever exist in the body, as well as learn how
to explain what an antagonistic muscle pair is. This module also brings
to life their understanding of how muscles work with the skeleton to
create movement through a hands-on model arm building activity.
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