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Human Body Series - Bones, Muscles, and Joints - Dem Bones
Ten pieces that make up a human skeleton are printed on this handout. Anatomists cut them out, affix them to another sheet of paper, then label the major bones. With this assignment, pupils review the skeletal system and you will find that "dem bones gonna rise again!
4th - 8th Science 33 Views 212 Downloads
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 13 Views 52 Downloads
The Bone Known
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.
1st - 2nd Science 3 Views 34 Downloads
Cotton Swab Skeletons
To truly teach through the arts means one must tackle both art and core content in one lesson. 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 5 Views 27 Downloads
The Human Body
For any study of the human skeleton, this worksheet will come in handy. In it, learners place 19 human skeleton words in alphabetical order in the spaces provided. Then, they must write each of the words three times each in the boxes provided.
3rd - 5th Language Arts 14 Views 46 Downloads
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 9 Views 16 Downloads
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 3 Views 39 Downloads
Review of anatomy and physiology, skeletal system review
Students review the anatomical and common names for various parts of the skeletal system. They are able to open a file, work with the file and save their work to a disk and take home a hard copy of their work for review and study for a more comprehensive test in the future.
9th - 12th Science 11 Views 67 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 219 Views 277 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable