Muscular System Unit – Worksheets and Activities

My daughter just finished the Muscular System Unit and I wanted to share the new worksheets and notebook pages that I added to the Muscular System Packet.

Muscular System Unit - Worksheets and Notebook PagesDid you know that you have more than 600 muscles in your body? This packet goes over the three main types of muscles:

  • smooth muscles
  • cardiac muscles
  • skeletal muscles

Students will learn voluntary and involuntary muscles, how these three muscle groups work, and the functions of these muscles.

Muscular System WorksheetsThis packet also touches on how skeletal muscles are named, different neuromusclar disorders (like spasms, cramps, sprains and tendinitis) and diseases (such as tetanus, fibromyalgia, and ALS). Finally, students cover how the muscular system works with the other body systems.

My daughter really likes booklets. (See the photo below.) This packet includes options to create the half-page sized booklets:

Muscular System BookletDirections for making the Muscular System Booklet:

  • Print those pages out one-sided
  • Fold them in half.
  • Bind along the left-hand side.

There are also full-size notebook pages provided with this same information if you prefer to have your students place these pages in a 3-ring notebook.

Choose the style that suits your needs best!

Muscular System Unit Notebook Pages or Booklet

Muscular System WorksheetsMuscular System Hands-On Activities

We did a couple of different hands-on activities with this unit:

Make a model arm!

Directions:

  • Using card stock, cut out an upper arm.
  • Trace your child’s hand and create a piece with the hand & lower arm.
  • Attach the two together with a brad.
  • Place several paper clips along the edge of the arm and tape them down.
  • Take a piece of yarn and tap it to the middle of the hand. Run it through the paper clips.
  • Pull gently on the yarn and watch the hand raise.

Arms are third class levers. The string is our muscle, the elbow is the fulcrum, and the load is in the hand.

Arm Muscle ActivityMy daughter also did a hand-on hand project!  She worked on this on her own and was so proud of her final project!

muscular system - hand activity

Muscular System Unit

The Muscular System Packet is $5.99.

The Muscular System Unit is about 50+ pages.

Remember, it is included in the Human Body Bundle 1 and in Human Body Bundle 2 Options. (See more about those options below.)

If you purchased the Human Body Bundle previously, be sure to check your PayPal email address for the download link or contact me and I’ll get you that link again so you can download this new material! ~Liesl

Muscular System Packet

$5.99

Muscular System Unit - Worksheets and Notebook Pages


Human Body BUNDLE Options:

These are some of the packets that are included in our Human Body Bundle.  See photos down below or at this Human Body Bundle Page or in Our Store. These packets can be purchase separately or you can purchase all of them in one bundle.  I included some photos of these packets below.

Human Body Systems BUNDLE

These can be purchased individually or in one of the Human Body BUNDLES that includes these packets:

These packets can be purchase separately or you can purchase all of them in one bundle.  I included some photos of these packets below. You can also find out more at the the Human Body BUNDLE page.

Our packets are PDF digital downloads. Be sure to check your PayPal email address for the download link!

~Liesl

$8.99 A Study of Cells Unit (150+pages) Animal and Plant Cells, Cell Theory, Organelles of the Cell, Photosynthesis and More

$4.99 Human Body Systems (50+ pages)

$6.99 Skeletal System Packet (90 pages)

$7.99 Digestive System (150+ pages)

$6.99 Circulatory System Unit (40 pages)

$5.99 Muscular System Unit (50+ pages)

$3.99 Nervous System Packet (20+ pages)

$5.99 Endocrine System Packet – (60 pages) Exocrine glands are those glands that have ducts and lead to the surface of the body… like sweat glands, tear glands whereas endocrine glands (like the hypothalamus or thyroid) secrete hormones into the bloodstream.

$5.99 Five Senses Unit: This 100+ page Five Senses Unit has dozens of hands-on activities and detailed, colorful worksheets for learning all about the five senses – sight & the eye, hearing & the ear, taste & the tongue, smell & the nose, touch & the skin. (NOTE: This unit is NOT included in the Human Body BUNDLE 1 or 2.) Recommended for PreK to Early Elementary. View Post, image 1, image 2, image 3, image 4, image 5

$35.99 Human Body BUNDLE OPTION 1: Human Body Systems, Skeletal System Packet, Digestive System, Circulatory System Unit, Muscular System Packet, Nervous System Packet, Endocrine System, Reproductive System Worksheets (Does not include the Study of Cells Unit or the Five Senses Unit.)

$42.99 Human Body BUNDLE OPTION 2: Human Body Systems, A Study of Cells Unit, Skeletal System Packet, Digestive System, Circulatory System Unit,  Muscular System Packet, Nervous System Packet, Endocrine System, Reproductive System Worksheets (We often talked about cells as we started our Human Body Units… then went on to talk about human body cells, tissues, organs & systems… and then would move on to a different body system each year. Generally as homeschoolers, we covered just one or two major body systems each year before moving on to another science topic.) (Does not include the Five Senses Unit.)

$38.99 Human Body BUNDLE OPTION 3: Human Body Systems, Skeletal System Packet, Digestive System, Circulatory System Unit, Muscular System Packet, Nervous System Packet, Endocrine System, Reproductive System Worksheets AND The Five Senses Unit (Does not include the Study of Cells Unit.)

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Lots more picture of the Human Body BUNDLE (and various Human Body Systems Packets) here.

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Here are some screen shots of these units:

  $8.99 A Study of Cells Unit (100 pages)

Cell Packet - Cell Unit Homeschool CurriculumCell Worksheets

$4.99 Human Body Systems (50 pages)

Human Body Systems Worksheets and Activities

Human Body Systems Worksheets Human Body Systems and their Organs

  $6.99 Skeletal System Packet (90 pages)

Skeletal System Worksheets

This packet was recently updated and is now over 90 pages!Skeletal System WorksheetsSkeletal System BookletSkeletal System Unit - Worksheets Notebook Pages  $7.99 Digestive System (100+ pages)

Digestive System Worksheets and ActivitiesDigestive System WorksheetSmall intestines, liver gall bladder pancreas large intestines notebook pagesDigestive System Flap BookIn addition, this packet includes a section on fiber and vitamins:

Nutrition Worksheets and Activities - Fiber Vitamins

  $6.99 Circulatory System Unit (40 pages)

Circulatory System Worksheets and ActivitiesCirculatory System Worksheets

$5.99 Muscular System Unit (50+ pages)

Muscular System Unit and Hands-On ActivitiesMuscular System Unit Notebook Pages or BookletMuscular System Worksheets

$3.99 Nervous System Packet (20+ pages)

Nervous System Worksheet Packet

Nervous System Worksheets $5.99 Endocrine System Packet – (60 pages) Exocrine glands are those glands that have ducts and lead to the surface of the body… like sweat glands, tear glands whereas endocrine glands (like the hypothalamus or thyroid) secrete hormones into the bloodstream.

Endocrine System Unit - Worksheets Notebook Pages and activities Endocrine System Booklet Worksheets Endocrine System Workhsheets Endocrine System Worksheets Glands Hormones hypothalamus pituitary pineal adrenal pancreas and more

$5.99 Five Senses Unit: This 100+ page Five Senses Unit has dozens of hands-on activities and detailed, colorful worksheets for learning all about the five senses – sight & the eye, hearing & the ear, taste & the tongue, smell & the nose, touch & the skin. (NOTE: This unit is NOT included in the Human Body BUNDLE 1 or 2.) Recommended for PreK to Early Elementary. View Post, image 1, image 2, image 3, image 4, image 5

Five Senses Unit - Worksheets Sorting Cards Interactive Notebook Activities and More Five Senses Unit - sight hearing touch smell touch - Worksheets and Activities Five Senses Sorting and Cut-and-Paste Activities Five Senses Hands-On Activities Five Senses - Interactive Notebook - Lapbook

$35.99 Human Body BUNDLE OPTION 1: Human Body Systems, Skeletal System Packet, Digestive System, Circulatory System Unit, Muscular System Packet, Nervous System Packet, Endocrine System, Reproductive System Worksheets (Does not include the Study of Cells Unit or the Five Senses Unit.)

$42.99 Human Body BUNDLE OPTION 2: Human Body Systems, A Study of Cells Unit, Skeletal System Packet, Digestive System, Circulatory System Unit,  Muscular System Packet, Nervous System Packet, Endocrine System, Reproductive System Worksheets (We often talked about cells as we started our Human Body Units… then went on to talk about human body cells, tissues, organs & systems… and then would move on to a different body system each year. Generally as homeschoolers, we covered just one or two major body systems each year before moving on to another science topic.) (Does not include the Five Senses Unit.)

$38.99 Human Body BUNDLE OPTION 3: Human Body Systems, Skeletal System Packet, Digestive System, Circulatory System Unit, Muscular System Packet, Nervous System Packet, Endocrine System, Reproductive System Worksheets AND The Five Senses Unit (Does not include the Study of Cells Unit.)

Human Body Systems BUNDLE

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