The Bones and Muscles In-A-Box features five stations plus multiple supplemental activities on the eye. At each station, students answer questions on their station notes, which can be collected for assessment or simply used to keep students on task.
Bones and Muscles In-A-Box DVD- This is a 20-minute video of interviews with a sports medicine doctor and a massage therapist who work at Oregon Health & Science University.
Bill Nye Bones and Muscles DVD and curriculum
Emmanuel’s Gift DVD- the true account of an African athlete who continued his amazing involvement in sports with a prosthetic leg while inspiring all of those who watched him.
Foot model – This is for use before, during, or after station activities
Clever Catch inflatable ball – see extensions on page 3
Orthosis brace - This is for use before, during, or after station activities
Muscled elbow model – Use this to present the difference between nerves (the yellow), tendons and ligaments (clear), muscle (red), and bone (white). The legend is on the bottom of the model.
Osteoporosis model – For use with station 4
Exercise and muscle poster- Poster is used for station 5.
X-ray set- Students can identify bones on the x-rays after learning some of the names in the station activities. Activity ideas are included at the end of the teacher guide. This makes a fun extension activity.
Blueprint for Health Muscles chart – These posters are used for station 1
Blueprint for Health Bones chart
Country Doctors video- This one-hour PBS video was made in rural Oregon about the need for local health care providers.
3-pound weight – For use with Station 2
NIH Curriculum Looking Good, Feeling Good, from the Inside Out - This seven-lesson curriculum created by the National Institute of Health offers many extensions for lessons about bone health, muscle use, and dietary needs, as well as lessons about skin health and anatomy.
Muscles and Bones – From Inner Space to Outer space - curriculum