Tag Archives: muscles

11.2 Movement

11.2 Movement from Bob Smullen

Here is another presentation, taking you through muscle contraction step by step:

Two video lessons on 11.2 Movement: a 7m video from Luiz Mello and a 15m video from Briscucation.

A 5m TED-Ed intro to How the Muscular System works and from Crash Course, Muscles, part 1 – Muscle Cells: Crash Course A&P #21 in 10m and Muscles, part 2 – Organismal Level: Crash Course A&P #22 in 10m 40s.

Paul Andersen explains The Muscular System in 5m 59s.

In Crash Course Biology #30 The Skeletal System: It’s ALIVE!, Hank introduces us to the framework of our bodies, our skeleton and in #31 – Big Guns: The Muscular System, he tells us the story of the complicated chemical dance that allows our skeletal muscles to contract and relax.

This is an amazing gif from tabletop whale – you have to check it out:

An animated guide to the human body : The muscle edition

9B Fit & Healthy

Scientific Eye – Fitness & Sport (19m 30s):



BBC Curriculum Bites: Breathing & Smoking (2m); BBC Short Circuit: Fatal Addiction – a 19m video about Smoking from 1994.

A Balanced Diet:

The Human Body – Bones & Movement (10m); Scientific Eye – Movement:

The Human Body – Heart & Circulation (4m 25s).

Scientific Eye – Drugs & Health:

BBC Short Circuit Message in a Bottle – a 19m video about Alcohol.

KS3 Bitesize foundation level – Humans as Organisms part 2 – a video covering Circulation, Reproduction, Health – the Effects of Tobacco, Alcohol & other Drugs and the effects of Bacteria & viruses.

Rainbow was a children’s programme that ran in the UK during the 1970s and 80s. In this episode (Fit and Healthy) Zippy is very naughty. Also check out the song from Rod, Jane and Freddy. And no, this has no educational value whatsoever. Unless you are under four. The episode can be found here or here.