Skeletal System Teacher Resources
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Cotton Swab Skeletons
To truly teach through the arts means one must tackle both art and core content in one lesson plan. This quick activity does just that. Learners make skeletons out of cotton swabs in order to study relief sculpture and the skeletal system. This activity can also be used to show verbs, for Halloween, or when studying body systems.
K - 3rd Visual & Performing Arts
Bill Nye The Science Guy on Bones
The hip bone connected to the leg bone, and your life science learners connected to the screen! Fun facts about the skeletal system are displayed before Bill explains how joints work. Hinge, saddle, ball-and-socket, gliding, and fixed joints are all introduced in this vivacious video clip.
2 mins 5th - 10th Science
Skeletal System (Continued)
Students examine human bones. In this skeletal system lesson, students review the functions and locations of bones in the human body. Students work in groups to complete an activity where they discover why bones are hollow and discuss the importance of calcium to bone growth and maintenance.
4th - 6th Science
What's more fun than a drawing a barrel of monkeys? Drawing the other half of a human skeleton! Learners practice their symmetrical drawing skills while learning about the bones found in the human skeleton. Half of the skeleton is completed, learners simply complete the other half and then label their drawing.
3rd - 5th Visual & Performing Arts
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.
Who Wants to be a Millionaire? Human Body Systems and Plants
Fifteen multiple choice questions review a variety of biology topics. In game-show fashion, viewers answer questions about a plant's needs, the skeletal system, and the cardiovascular system. If you happen to teach these three topics around the same time, this PowerPoint can serve as a useful tool in preparing your young scientists for a test.
5th - 7th Science
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