BrainPOP

Muscles

Are you ready to pump some iron? In this BrainPOP movie, Tim and Moby examine the muscular system and how our bodies move. You’ll learn the basic types of muscles and the different ways they look and work. See exactly how you can consciously control some parts of your body to do different things like move bones or show expressions on your face. Discover how your skeletal muscles attach to your bones and why your muscles need to contract and relax. Plus, find out what kind of sugar powers your muscles, as well as what your muscles need to prevent cramping. Alright, let us see you flex!

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