Tag Archives: muscles

11.2 Movement

A powerpoint from the OLD syllabus, much is still relevant.

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

An animated guide to the human body : The muscle edition

How do Nerves Carry Information? a 6m40s lesson from Naked Science Scrapbook.

Fantastic animated tutorials from McGraw Hill Education – Action Potentials & Muscle Contraction, Myofilament Contraction, sarcomere contraction & breakdown of ATP & cross-bridge movement.

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.

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.