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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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Human Evolution: Biology, Bones

For Teachers 11th - Higher Ed
Learners will love a weeks worth of bone study. They use bones and characteristics of bones to explore the evolution of hominoids. Bones are compared, categorized, and considered. A great way to bring physical anthropology and material...
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Invertebrate Diversity

For Students 6th - 12th
Comparative anatomy prevails in the lesson exploring diversity among invertebrates. Biologists examine physical characteristics of an earthworm from phylum annelida and a meal worm from phylum insecta. They also inspect a cricket and a...
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A Lucky Break

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Explore idioms with a chicken theme! Consider doing these activities prior to Thanksgiving, as there's a section about wishbones! First your youngsters will match a short list of idioms with their meanings. Then, give each learner the...
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Healthy Field Day

For Teachers K - 5th
Hosting a Healthy Field Day will take a lot of planning and organization, but with a lot of parent participation it can come together very well. The resource describes seven stations of the ten that were presented. Each of these has a...
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How 'bout them bones!

For Students 5th
After a lesson on the human skeleton, hand out a worksheet that requires learners to identify the pelvis, rib cage, skill, spine, and thigh bones. They draw a line from the name of the bone to its location on the skeleton. Tip: Instead...
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Fun Bones

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Use the hokey pokey music to teach the names of some of the major bones in the human body. Circle up, put on the music, and put your right radius in. Use this in an anatomy class to spice things up a bit!
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Do Some Research: Bones in the Body

For Students 4th - 7th
Where are the smallest bones in your body located? Using the Internet and/or library, young biologists locate, illustrate, and write an explanation of where these tiny bones can be found.
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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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Who Wants to be a Millionaire? Human Body Systems and Plants

For Teachers 5th - 7th
Fifteen multiple choice questions review a variety of biology topics. In game-show fashion, viewers answer questions about a plant's needs, the skeletal system, and the cardiovascular system. If you happen to teach these three topics...
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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 instructional activity! Scholars read about the functions of the human skeletal system, then work online to label a diagram by...
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Bones: Reading and Quiz

For Students 6th - 10th
Make no bones about it- this anatomy worksheet is all about the human skeleton! Learners read a 2-page informational excerpt on bones and then use the information they learned to answer 9 recall questions, including 4 multiple-choice and...
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Moving and Growing

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
Young scholars explore the types of skeletons in various animals. In this skeletal systems lesson, students watch a video clip about skeletons, view a human skeleton, compare the skeletons of humans, chickens and fish, and learn about...
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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.  For this human biology lesson, 3rd graders view x-rays online to see how different joints look, participate in exercises...
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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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Skeletal Flash Cards

For Students 8th - 10th
In this skeletal system instructional activity, students are given 19 diagrams of different bones or parts of the skeletal system. They label all the structures of each bone or set of bones such as the skull and use the flashcards to...
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Skeletal and Muscular System

For Students 9th - 12th
In this muscle and skeletal system worksheet, students complete a crossword puzzle given clues to terms related to muscles, joints, bones and connective tissue.
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Activity Three: The Mystery Fossil Bones Activity

For Students 8th - 10th
In this fossil learning exercise, students are given a page of bones to cut out and assemble. They create an animal with the bones and add external features to their animal. They answer questions and present their creature to the class.
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Skeletal Tissue

For Students 9th - 11th
In this skeletal system worksheet, students match 10 terms with their meanings, answer 20 multiple choice questions, fill in the blanks for 24 questions and answer 6 questions. Topics include structures and functions of the skeleton,...
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Broken Bones

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students examine a variety of injuries that can happen to the human body and discover the process of maintaining healthy bones. After discussing the process of bone repair following a break, they draw the process in cartoon style and...
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Skeletal System

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders describe and identify the parts of the skeleton and how they support the body. They observe two chicken bones that have been soaked in vinegar for 5 - 7 days. They observe the bone's appearance after it has been removed...
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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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Comparing Fossils

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students explore early hominid evolution as they analyze bones that share characteristics of both apes and humans. Students compare and contrast key skeletal differences between chimpanzees and humans. In groups, they sort and group a...
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Fossils

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students complete a unit on fossils. They read and discuss informational handouts, define key vocabulary terms, answer discussion questions, create a geologic timeline and a timeline of their own life, analyze bones, and create a fossil...