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Moving and Growing: Joints
Introduce the three types of joints found in the human body. Hinge, ball and socket, and sliding joints are discussed, examined, and defined in this short, yet informative presentation. There are a few pair-share opportunities suggested which could also work as points for class discussion.
5th - 6th Science 15 Views 34 Downloads
What Makes Bones Strong?
Young scholars explore the function of bone, muscle, and skin. Pasta and rubber bands are used to model how minerals and collagen contribute to bone strength. The effects of the reduction of these substances are explored in chicken bones.
4th - 6th Science 6 Views 35 Downloads
Human Body Series - Bones, Muscles, and Joints
Strengthen understanding of the musculoskeletal system with a structured lesson! Begin with a discussion of bones, joints, and muscles. Have small groups read assigned articles and watch videos to gather information and then write a radio commentary of how the body parts work in a sports action.
3rd - 5th Science 210 Views 272 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Bent Out of Joint!
A well-designed lesson on the skeletal system awaits your students. They perform hands-on explorations of common items, view a PowerPoint presentation, and utilize other visuals to be able to identify a hinge, ball and socket, and gliding joint in a skeleton.
3rd Science 11 Views 51 Downloads
Bones Provide Great Support!
How do bones help people move around? A science investigation prompts kids to draw arrows to certain bones that protect their organs. After they finish, they trace their hands on a piece of paper and trace the way their bones go. Great for a human body lesson, or linked to a Halloween activity!
3rd - 4th Science 6 Views 27 Downloads
Middle schoolers identify the features of a prosthetic limb and explain how engineers are involved in the prosthetic design. In this bone engineering lesson students describe the design criteria that goes into choosing the materials that go into designing prosthetics.
6th - 8th Science 3 Views 1 Download
The Human Body: Bones
Here is an interactive PowerPoint about the skeletal system. The first slide shows the entire skeleton and allows learners to try to name each major bone structure before clicking to show the answer. The following slides provide more detailed information about each.
4th - 7th Science 8 Views 83 Downloads
What Can We Learn From Bones?
Students discuss what type of information they can gather from bones. In groups, they travel between stations in which they can view photos and listen to actual accounts of finding bones. They focus on the tools available to Native Americans and determine how they processesd an animal with what they were given.
2nd - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 35 Downloads
To the Point on Joints!
There are three different types of joints in the human body and this lesson covers them all. Students discuss the four different types of joints and how they move, they then trek over to the computer lab where they view a PowerPoint. They are expected to take notes by copying down the bold words in the PowerPoint.
3rd Science 3 Views 10 Downloads
Bones: Framework of the Body
Young scholars conduct a hands-on study of bones using a laboratory skeleton and then use media center and online resources to enhance their knowledge of the bones of the human body, including diseases and injuries to the skeletal system.
9th - 12th Science 13 Views 77 Downloads