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Bill Nye The Science Guy on Bones

For Students 5th - 10th
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...
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Joints

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Ligaments are the tough, fibrous connecting tissue between bones that form joints. Explore this connecting tissue with the 20th video in a series of 47 videos on the human body. The narrator first reviews the anatomy of the skeleton and...
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The Human Body: Bones

For Teachers 4th - 7th
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...
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Engineering Bones

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students identify the features of a prosthetic limb and explain how engineers are involved in the prosthetic design.  For this bone engineering lesson students describe the design criteria that goes into choosing the materials that go...
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How to Grow a Bone

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Is it possible to grow a human bone outside the body? Begin by taking a look at how bones grow naturally within the human body, the elements that make bones strong and functional, methods currently used to replace bones, and finally, how...
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Dynamic Duo: Bones and Muscles

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Young scholars explore the relationship between their skeletal and muscular systems, resulting in ability to name and compare types of joints and ability to demonstrate how muscles move bones.
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Bent Out of Joint!

For Teachers 3rd
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...
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Human Body Series - Bones, Muscles, and Joints

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
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...
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Your Bones and Joints

For Students 2nd - 4th
Here is a word search that has learners find 17 words that have to do with bones, joints, and exercise. Additionally learners must put the words in alphabetical order, then use each word to fill in the blank in three sentences. As far as...
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Human Body Series - Bones, Muscles, and Joints - Dem Bones

For Teachers 4th - 8th Standards
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...
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Human Body Series - Bones, Muscles, and Joints Quiz

For Students 9th - 12th
A group of 10 questions of various styles queries your anatomy and physiology fanatics on the workings of the musculoskeletal system. Because several of the questions pertain to bone disease and more advanced topics like synovial and...
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Bones Provide Great Support!

For Students 3rd - 4th
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...
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Why Do Your Knuckles Pop?

For Students 5th - 10th Standards
Pop! Why does bending your joints in a certain way cause a cracking sound? This fascinating video delves into the synovial fluid and "bubbles" that exist in your in the space between stretched out joints, as well as debunks some popular...
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Moving and Growing: Joints

For Teachers 5th - 6th
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...
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The Bones and Joints

For Students 3rd - 5th
A word search that has a variety of bone and joint words hidden in it is here for you. There are 18 words altogether, and pupils have to draw a picture of a skull on the bottom of the learning exercise. An answer key is not provided.
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Bones: The Body's Support

For Students 5th - 12th
In this bones worksheet, students compare the axial and the appendicular skeletons. Students also review the bone components. This worksheet has 6 matching, 8 short answer, 4 fill in the blank, and 6 true or false questions.
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Bones, Muscles, and Joints

For Teachers Pre-K - 2nd
What is the hip bone connected to? Learn about body parts and the human skeleton with a game of Simon Says, skeleton puzzle, and five question quiz.  
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Skeletal System

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Adults' bodies are made of 206 bones, whereas babies have about 300 different bones or areas of cartilage. Pupils explore the difference between exo- and endo- skeletons in a video about the skeletal system. They then see how bones are...
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Joints Help Us Move

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders investigate the three main types of joints in their arms and legs that are in charge of movement.  In this human biology lesson, 3rd graders view x-rays online to see how different joints look, participate in exercises that...
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Bones, Bones, and More Bones

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
Students describe the functions of bones in the human body. They describe the make up of a bone. They engage in a series of wonderful hands-on activitiies that reinforce learning of bones and the skeletal system.
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All About Bones and Muscles

For Students 3rd - 5th
For this bones and muscles worksheet, students read about joints and muscles, then create an outline of their body on a large sheet of paper and answer related questions about their joints, bones and muscles.
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Human Body Series - Bones, Muscles, and Joints - Mr. Bones Puzzle

For Students Pre-K - 2nd
Mr. Bone-jangles has lost a few parts! Primaries can help put him back together by cutting them out from one sheet and gluing them to the correct position on his skeleton. The publisher has written a lesson plan for this activity, a...
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Skeletal System

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders explore the functions of the skeletal system. They collaborate in small groups to determine the function of the skeletal system, the types of joints and movement, bone strength and growth, and bone injuries including...
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Puppet on a String: An Engaging Look at Movement

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Students examine how muscles can work together with joints.  In this movement lesson students use a marionette to observe how muscles work. 

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