How to Grow a Bone

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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 scientists are working to grow a bone made from a human's unique cells.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Classroom Considerations

  • There is a generous amount of content-specific vocabulary that would be difficult for English language learners to process
  • Information is conveyed quickly through the video, so it would be beneficial for pupils to begin with background knowledge of the human body's skeletal structure and cellular makeup

  • Excellent graphics used to illustrate content
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