What effect does exercise have on the muscles?

In this lesson we will learn about muscles and how they work. We will also learn what happens to our muscles when we exercise and how people strengthen and grow their muscles.

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Quiz:

Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

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Q1.How many different types of nutrients make up a healthy diet?

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Q2.Name 3 factors that affect how much someone should eat.

Select three (3) boxes

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Q3.What is scurvy?

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Q4.What is a nutritional deficiency?

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Quiz:

Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Q1.How many different types of nutrients make up a healthy diet?

1/4

Q2.Name 3 factors that affect how much someone should eat.

Select three (3) boxes

2/4

Q3.What is scurvy?

3/4

Q4.What is a nutritional deficiency?

4/4

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What effect does exercise have on the muscles?

Well done today, you have worked incredibly hard! Let's see how much you have learnt today about the effect exercise has on the muscles.

Question 1

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Q1.Choose the word that finishes the sentence. "When a muscle contracts it gets..."

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Q2.Choose the word that finishes the sentence. "When a muscle relaxes it gets..."

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Q3.How many muscles are in the human body?

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Q4.Choose the word that finishes the sentence. "When one muscle relaxes the other..."

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This quiz includes images that don't have any alt text - please contact your teacher who should be able to help you with an audio description.

Quiz:

What effect does exercise have on the muscles?

Well done today, you have worked incredibly hard! Let's see how much you have learnt today about the effect exercise has on the muscles.

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Q1.Choose the word that finishes the sentence. "When a muscle contracts it gets..."

1/4

Q2.Choose the word that finishes the sentence. "When a muscle relaxes it gets..."

2/4

Q3.How many muscles are in the human body?

3/4

Q4.Choose the word that finishes the sentence. "When one muscle relaxes the other..."

4/4

Lesson summary: What effect does exercise have on the muscles?

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