Name
THE MUSCULAR SYSTEM
Topic
Muscles and functions
Learning time
1 hour
Designed learning time
3 hours
Size of class
24
Description
Class learn by doing, practising and collaborating
Aims
Discovering and experimenting with the muscular system
Outcomes
Uncategorised
Editor
Valeriapettenon
Presentation of the Muscular system 1: DESCRIPTION AND FUNCTIONS
60 minutes)
  • Read Watch Listen
    40
    24
    1
    Students watch a video introducing myology (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8rsk2Xzejnc) on BLENDSPACE 5 and then they watch a pp presentation on BLENDSPACE 2 and listen to the teacher' s explanations and comments focused on the most important issues of the pp presentation.
  • Discuss
    10
    24
    0
    Students take part actively in the lesson answering the teacher' s questions.
  • Investigate
    10
    1
    1
    Teacher invites students to create a list of the most important words connected to the muscular system and invites students to review the pp presentation on BLENDSPACE (as homework).
  • Read Watch Listen
    0
Notes:
Students can find all the necessary row material on BLENDSPACE https://www.tes.com/lessons/PVJ7ixGZGQ-QNw/escienceud1muscles
Resources linked: 0
Presentation of the Muscular system 2 : LEARNING SPECIFIC LEXIS
60 minutes)
  • Produce
    15
    24
    0
    Teacher invites students to produce a common list of words that they have found alone during the last lesson . They have to access Vocabulary.com and create a list of all unknown words and to find their meaning.
  • Practice
    30
    2
    1
    Students practice the specific lexis on Vocabulary.com (BLENDSPACE 3). They work in pairs and find the meaning of the words and do the exercises on the Practise Session and Spelling bee Session in the multimedia laboratory . The students join to a virtual class http://vocab.com/join/RMJYAV
  • Read Watch Listen
    15
    1
    Students watch a video on BLENDSPACE 6 resuming the most important issues of the lesson.
Notes:
Students can find all the necessary row material on BLENDSPACE (https://www.tes.com/lessons/PVJ7ixGZGQ-QNw/escienceud1muscles
Resources linked: 0
LECTURE ON TYPES OF MUSCLE FIBER AND CONTRACTION
60 minutes)
  • Read Watch Listen
    5
    1
    1
    Each student receives the photpcopies about the types of muscle fibre and studies how muscles work together. PDF on BLENDSPACE 7- 8- 9
  • Discuss
    10
    2
    0
    Working in pairs students discuss the topic of the lesson they have read focusing on the description of the major types of fibre and their functions.
  • Collaborate
    30
    2
    1
    Working in pairs students have to write answers for the 11 questions about the muscular system (BLENDSPACE 4) after having given their photocopies back to the teacher.
  • Discuss
    15
    24
    0
    Teacher corrects the answers with the students and points out the most important issues.
Notes:
Students can find all the necessary row material on BLENDSPACE
Resources linked: 0

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