We found 78 resources with the concept skeletons
Bones in your Body
3rd - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
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 our bodies. Use this collection of lessons, videos, and worksheets to deliver instruction and practice to upper elementary and middle school students.
Skeletons Reveal Human and Chimpanzee Evolution
9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Ardipithecus ramidus shares features with both humans and chimpanzees. Learn about where Ardi, humans, and chimps fit in the tree of life by comparing anatomical features including the foot, pelvis, and teeth. After exploring those...
Stickleback Film with Quiz: Evolving Switches, Evolving Bodies
15 mins 9th - 12th
The pelvic bone's connected to the...nothing in the stickleback fish, because it doesn't have one. Young biologists watch a video about the evolution of the stickleback fish living in Alaskan lakes. It turns out that they lost their...
Chicago Adventure, Part Four: Rodents of Unusual Size (And Other Mammals, Too)
7 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
The Chicago Field Museum is home to some amazingly large creatures! The installment from a larger mammals playlist takes young biologists on a tour of the mammal curation labs. Experts explain the specimen collection in terms of their...
Chicago Adventure, Part Three: Little Skeletons
6 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
How do museums keep up with all of the tiny creatures they collect? Go behind the scenes through a video from a larger playlist covering mammals. The narrator shows how skeletal parts are numbered, then examines the museum's collection...
What Can You Learn From Ancient Skeletons?
4 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Skeletons may not be able to speak, but they can still tell us a lot. High schoolers watch a short video about the ways biological anthropologists can use a skeleton's bone structure to determine age, gender, place of birth, and social...
Space, Gravity, and the Human Body
5th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
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 of space and human physiology through a series of labs, lessons, and research in these 10 resources. Pick and choose or do all of them!
Human Body Series - Bones, Muscles, and Joints - Dem Bones
4th - 8th
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...