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81 resources with the concept skeletons

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Discussion and Dissection of an Owl Pellet

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Learners discover the eating habits of an owl.  In this food chain lesson, students dissect an owl pellet and investigate the contents.  Learners rebuild a digested animal's skeleton in class.
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The Human Body

For Students 6th
In this human body worksheet, 6th graders respond to 13 different questions related to parts of the human body. First, they determine how many times the heart beats a minute and the 2 types of blood vessels. Then, students describe the...
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Bag O'Bones

For Students 3rd - 6th
For this biology worksheet, learners identify and explain what a skeleton is. Then they identify that the skeleton gives animals shape. Students also identify various bones of the body and label a sheet with an outline of a skeleton.
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Dinosaur Skeletons

For Teachers K
Students investigate the anatomy of a dinosaur, describe its skeleton, and arrange pretend bones using toothpicks, popsicle sticks, tongue depressors, and a variety of wooden beads.
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Mr. Bones

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students play CD-ROM game My Amazing Human Body, and participate in relay game in Phys. Ed. where they put together skeleton on which body parts are labeled.
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x-rays - the Letter X

For Teachers K
Students demonstrate the ability to draw vertical, horizontal, and diagonal lines, recognize the difference between inside and outside, and create a picture of themselves.
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Images Draw You In: 'Skeletal Similarities'

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Students study the differences in the dinosaur and human skeletons.  In this skeleton lesson students work in pairs, answer questions and share with the group. 
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Primary Source: Lucy

For Students 4th - 8th
In this archaeology worksheet, students read a passage about the discovery of an australopithecine skeleton named Lucy and answer short answer questions about it. Students complete 4 problems.
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The Human Skeletal System: Inside and Out

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Students investigate the body. For this biology lesson plan, students will learn the basics of the bones in their body and about how they can be injured. Students will participate in a total of seven activities designed to improve their...
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The Human Skeleton

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
Pupils explore the website Visible Body and identify bones that are laid out across the classroom. In this skeleton lesson plan, students also answer short answer questions about the bones.
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Cultural Representation of Skeletons and Bones

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders study cultures and beliefs about the final life cycle.  In this culture instructional activity students complete several activities on the origins of Halloween.
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Architecture of the Skeleton

For Teachers 10th - Higher Ed
Students experiment with skeletons. In this bone health lesson, students analyze, construct, and perform comparative investigations with bones. They make inferences about the structure and function of various bones. This lesson includes...
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For Teachers 1st
First graders put a skeleton together and draw the main bones in the body. In this skeleton lesson plan, 1st graders learn about the main bones, and draw 8 out of 10 of them correctly.
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Skeleton Match!

For Students 3rd - 6th
In this skeleton activity, students match the common names of the skeleton with their proper nouns. Students match 15 skeleton terms.
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Skeleton and Movement Crossword Puzzle

For Students 4th - 6th
In this skeleton and movement activity, students use the 9 clues to fill in the blanks in the crossword puzzle with the appropriate answers.
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Moving and Growing

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Students learn to understand the role of both skeletons and exoskeletons. In this lesson on exoskeletons, students locate and label bones on diagram of a human skeleton, and observe and discuss bones of chicken and fish. Students then...
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What Type of Skeleton?

For Students 4th - 5th
For this skeletons worksheet, students look at 7 animals and choose which of the following skeletons they have: an internal skeleton, an external skeleton or no skeleton at all. Students draw lines from each choice to each animal.
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The Skeletal System

For Students 9th
In this biology worksheet, 9th graders study the diagram of the dog shown and label the corresponding bones on the human skeleton. They explain some of the differences in location of the bones as compared to the dog.
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Eyewitness Dinosaur Video Quiz

For Students 5th - 6th
In this science worksheet, students use their notes from the Eyewitness video on dinosaurs to help them select the correct answer for each question. They identify various types of dinosaur fossils found and their specific names.
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Rat Skeleton

For Students 9th - 12th
In this biology activity, students match the parts of the rat skeleton with the numbers showing the anatomical positions for the parts.
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Axial Skeleton and Fetal Skull

For Teachers 10th - 11th
In this science worksheet, students identify bone groups from a given list. Students list each bone included in the axial skeleton. Students answer questions about specific bones, their location and importance.
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Our Amazing Skeleton

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students study the skeleton, about the number of and types of bones in the body, and how outer space affects astronauts' bones. They discover how to take care of their bones here on Earth to prevent osteoporosis, or, weakening of the...
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Whose Skeleton is in Your Closet?

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Pupils analyze and measure parts of a model skeleton to determine sex, race, height and age. They produce a lab report from their inquiries.
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The Skeleton Within

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders explore the bones, joints, and other attributes of the skeletal system.