Skeletal System Overview

It is best to know all about the skeletons in the closet. The third segment in a five-part series focuses on bone structure, development and growth, and functions. Class members connect what they learn to their study of osteoporosis.

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Instructional Ideas

  • Provide a diagram of the skeletal system and have individuals identify the different classifications of bones
  • Create four groups to research and present on the first four objectives of the lesson
Classroom Considerations

  • Class members should be familiar with basic vocabulary related to the skeletal system

  • The resource contains a copy of a set of cloze notes 
  • Includes a set of questions to use as homework or a post-assessment lesson

  • The plan does not provide guidance for engaging instructional strategies