Lesson Plan: Joints and Movement Science
This lesson plan includes the objectives, prerequisites, and exclusions of the lesson teaching students how to describe the structure and function of a joint and describe the movements in different types of joints.
Students will be able to
- recall that joints are where two or more bones join together,
- identify the bones, ligaments, and cartilage associated with a joint,
- describe the movement in different types of joints including hinge, ball, and socket as well as fixed joints.
- give examples of different types of joints in the human body, including the elbow, the knee, the neck, and the hip,
- label the different parts of a joint and describe their function.
Students should already be familiar with
- movement as a major function of the human skeleton.
Students will not cover
- joint injuries or diseases.