Skeletal System Teacher Resources

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Space, Gravity, and the Human Body

For Teachers 5th - 12th Standards
What happens to the human skeleton when it has been in space for an extended time? What does a reduced-gravity environment do to our bodies? Can we learn about our own skeletons by taking apart a chicken carcass? Explore the concepts...
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Bones in your Body

For Teachers 3rd - 8th Standards
The ankle bone's connected to the leg bone. The leg bone's connected to the knee bone. The knee bone's connected to the...  Bones play a very important role in the function of our bodies. They protect our organs and provide support for...
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STEM Ed Hub: Design Resources

For Students 3rd - 6th Standards
Engineering design-based activities make learning science fun. Young engineers design dams, lifeguard chairs, musical instruments, candy bags, and much more. They also use measurement skills to solve the mystery of the missing pin. Each...
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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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The Skeletal System

For Students 9th - 12th
Present your human biology with extensive coverage of the human skeletal system! In this short-answer worksheet, learners address the six functions of the skeletal system, different types of bone cells, types of bone, and the healing of...
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Our Skeletal System

For Teachers 3rd
Through a research project, learners explore the skeletal system. First, they name the purpose of the skeletal system, to provide support, protection, and movement. Then, they conduct research using the sites listed to find out...
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What is the Skeletal System?

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Students investigate the human skeletal system. In this biology lesson, students trace the outline of their body onto butcher paper and fill in the names of the bones. Students use an overhead transparency of the human skeletal system to...
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Human Skeleton

For Students 5th - 7th
Promote reading comprehension and practice naming parts of the human skeleton with this online interactive worksheet! Scholars read about the functions of the human skeletal system, then work online to label a diagram by filling in 18...
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The Amazing Skeletal System

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
A video sparks learners' interests in the skeletal system. After discussing the purpose of having bones, pupils examine a sample paper skeleton then build their own in pairs. Class members independently build a second skeleton, paying...
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How the Body Works: Bones

For Students 3rd - 8th Standards
Coming soon: A full-length video about bones. Don't disregard this in the meantime, however. It's a valuable introduction that you could insert into your lesson about the skeletal system. With a silly Texas accent, the narrator covers...
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The Skeletal System

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Humans have 54 bones in their hands, fingers, and wrists, allowing for a variety of movement. The 19th video in a series of 47 introduces learners to the anatomy of the skeletal system. The narrator teaches about flat, short, and...
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Study Jams! Skeletal System

For Students 5th - 9th Standards
A dazzling display colorful computer-generated images, x-rays, and photographs create a comprehensive introduction to the skeletal system. With 12 slides in all, aspiring anatomists learn that there are 206 bones in the human body and...
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Skeletal System Song and Lesson Plans

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
Teachers can use a skeletal system song to help students learn science curriculum in a way that won't be easily forgotten.
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Bones in Your Body

For Teachers 3rd - 8th Standards
The hip bone's connected to the...? Support young scientists with learning about the human skeleton with this fun skeletal system printable. Given pictures of the major bones in the human body, students must cut them out and correctly...
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The Human Body

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
An incredible series of lessons on the human body is here for you! Young scientists explore various websites, construct a skeleton using macaroni, compare/contrast a frog skeleton to a human skeleton, label the main parts of the human...
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The Human Body- Skeletal System

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders record a video. In this skeletal system lesson, 6th graders review what they already know about the skeletal system and then watch a presentation. Students work in groups to discuss what they learned and write a script for...
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The Human Skeleton

For Students 5th - 7th
In this skeletal system worksheet, students label a diagram with the names of 12 bones in the human body. Students label the human skeleton in this online interactive worksheet by dragging the names of the bones to their appropriate boxes.
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From Human Skeletons to Owl Pellets to Paleontology

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Young scholars explore about the function of the skeleton and comprehend the names of the bones of the human skeleton. They compare bones of the human skeleton to a dinosaur skeleton and graph to compare these bones. Students sort bones...
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Study Guide-Skeletal System

For Students 9th - 12th
In this skeletal system worksheet, students answer 16 questions about the functions of the skeletal system, the groups of bones that make up the skeletal system, the parts of the bones, the joints, the components of the bones and the...
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The Skeletal System

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students research the skeletal system. In this anatomy lesson plan, students measure their bodies to find the approximate length of their bones. They draw and cut out each of the bones and then attach them using brads or glue. 
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Skeletal System

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders identify and label twenty-five bones of the skeletal system. In small groups they glue various types of dried pasta to a large human body outline. They attach the pasta to the outline and label the pasta 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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Essential Skeleton 2

For Students 6th - Higher Ed
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.
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Skeletal System (Continued)

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students examine human bones. In this skeletal system activity, 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...