2List at least five parts of your body that you use to drink a glass of water. Fingers, hand, arm, lips and tongue the muscles control all of the parts that they use to drink water, including the eyes, which are used to see the glass.
3Have you ever tried to sit still, without moving any muscles at all, for one minute? It´s imposible!! Muscles are always working
4The muscular system is made up of… Muscles and tendons
5How many muscles do we have? We have about 650 muscles in our body.Our muscles make up half of our body weight.
6Our muscles are important because they… Hold our organs in placeHold our bones together so that I can moveHelp me chew my foodOpen and close my eyelidsPump my bloodAllow me to run and playHelp me to smile!
7Functions a. Produce movement b. Maintain posture and body position c. Support soft tissued. Guard entrance and exitse. Maintain body temperature
8It takes more muscles to Did you know?????It takes more muscles tofrownthan tosmile?
9Why do we need tendons? Try This ... Tendons attach my muscles to my bone helping my body move.Feel your tendon right aboveyour heel in the back of your leg.This is the thickest tendon in your body.Try This ...
10One way to keep our muscles strong… Eat foods from the meat group every day. They are high in protein which helps to build strong muscles.Name some foods that are high in protein.
11Another way to keep strong muscles… Exercise every day.What are some things you can do every day to help keep your muscular system healthy?
13Cardiac Muscle Skeletal Muscle Smooth muscle It is found in the digestive tract and in the walls of blood.Cardiac MuscleIt is found only in our heartSkeletal MuscleIt is attached to our bones for movement
17Voluntary and involuntary muscles Muscle action is not under your controlVoluntary Muscle action is under your control
18Pair workDemonstrate (explain) different resistance and aerobic exercises. Explain the benefits of each exercise.What is the difference between voluntary and involuntary muscle action?Write down 3 new things you have learned in this chapter.Write down one muscular disorder (disease).Make a conceptual map of the muscular system, including: functions, kinds of muscles, tendons and disorders.