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- Lynn C., Teacher
- Wakefield, RI
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Promote reading comprehension and practice naming parts of the human skeleton with this online interactive instructional activity! Scholars read about the functions of the human skeletal system, then work online to label a diagram by filling in 18 blanks using the word bank. The passage does not help students with the labeling activity, so consider providing outside resources.There are 3 fill-in-the-blank questions which do not have a word bank, but which are based on the reading.
Bone-up on the anatomy of the human skeletal system with this richly detailed application. From stapes to femur, and every bone in-between, find its anatomical position and read about its function and physical characteristics.
Students discuss the need for humans to have a skeletal system and what would happen if we did not have bones. In this skeletal system instructional activity, students label each bone in the human skeletal system as a group, and then examine two chicken bones and think about the differences between them.
Students discover how nutrition impacts major body systems. In this nutrition lesson, students brainstorm how they think the digestive system works and discuss how essential nutrients impact major body systems. They work in groups to research different body systems, and each group creates a poster and slogan to promote healthy eating.
Students explore the human skeleton. In this biology instructional activity, students view a diagram of the human skeleton and identify the names of bones. Students define the role bones play in protecting the human body and construct a paper skeleton using metal clasps and paper.