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27 resources with the concept joints

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STEM Ed Hub: Design Resources

For Students 3rd - 6th Standards
Engineering design-based activities make learning science fun. Young engineers design dams, lifeguard chairs, musical instruments, candy bags, and much more. They also use measurement skills to solve the mystery of the missing pin. Each...
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Biomechanical Joint

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Discuss mechanical advantage and how the human body moves/works. Learners focus on bioengineering, working together to build a functioning mechanical arm. Additionally, they analyze an air muscle, discussing its appropriate use in humans. 
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Why Do Your Knuckles Pop?

For Students 5th - 10th Standards
Pop! Why does bending your joints in a certain way cause a cracking sound? This fascinating video delves into the synovial fluid and "bubbles" that exist in your in the space between stretched out joints, as well as debunks some popular...
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Model of Prosthetic Leg

For Teachers 5th Standards
Give the class a leg up in their understanding of engineering. A STEM activity has learners design a prosthetic leg that can kick a ball. They build a prototype of the prosthetic, keeping track of the design costs associated with their...
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Your Body vs. Implants

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Are there cyborgs amongst us? Once only found in science fiction, the proliferation of implants has surrounded us with people augmented with insulin pumps, artificial joints, and prosthetic limbs. There is a catch, however. An engaging...
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Game, Set, Match!

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
The physics of the human body is amazing! Learners mix a little biology with a little robotics to examine the mechanics of human joints. After researching the structure of each joint, collaborative groups use everyday materials to...
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Skeletal System Joints: Appendages

For Students 7th - 8th Standards
The hundreds of joints in the human body fit into five main categories. A quick video explains the joints in the skeleton, which are often the most confusing. The interactive reviews each of the five types of joints and has scholars...
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Joints

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Ligaments are the tough, fibrous connecting tissue between bones that form joints. Explore this connecting tissue with the 20th video in a series of 47 videos on the human body. The narrator first reviews the anatomy of the skeleton and...
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Bones, Muscles, and Joints

For Teachers Pre-K - 2nd
What is the hip bone connected to? Learn about body parts and the human skeleton with a game of Simon Says, skeleton puzzle, and five question quiz.  
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The Skeletal System

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Discover the importance of your skeleton. Its different purposes are described and the various types of bones are shown. The animation in this clip clearly introduces the human skeletal system and its parts. A great resource for your...
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Bill Nye The Science Guy on Bones

For Students 5th - 10th
The hip bone connected to the leg bone, and your life science learners connected to the screen! Fun facts about the skeletal system are displayed before Bill explains how joints work. Hinge, saddle, ball-and-socket, gliding, and fixed...
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Muscular and Skeletal Systems

For Teachers 5th Standards
How do muscles move bones? Find out using a built-in-class model. Pupils construct a hand model with paper and string, then follow a series of directions to explore the movement process. Discover additional information about the muscular...
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Moving and Growing: Joints

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Introduce the three types of joints found in the human body. Hinge, ball and socket, and sliding joints are discussed, examined, and defined in this short, yet informative presentation. There are a few pair-share opportunities suggested...
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Moving Around

For Teachers 5th - 7th
Convey the structure and function of muscles to your class with this PowerPoint. It explains how muscles are composed of bundles of cells and fibers, that there are three muscle types, and that contraction is either voluntary or...
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Human Machine

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students explore the human body by conducting an exercise in class. In this human anatomy instructional activity, students view a diagram of the human body and identify the specific bones and joints that allow us to perform specific...
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The Skeletal System

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Young scholars research the skeletal system. In this anatomy lesson, students measure their bodies to find the approximate length of their bones. They draw and cut out each of the bones and then attach them using brads or glue. 
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Skeleton

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
Students study the skeleton. In this human body lesson, students draw and label bones in the body by tracing each other and creating a skeleton out of body parts and brass fastners.
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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.  In this human biology lesson, 3rd graders view x-rays online to see how different joints look, participate in exercises that...
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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 and Muscular System

For Students 9th - 12th
In this muscle and skeletal system worksheet, high schoolers complete a crossword puzzle given clues to terms related to muscles, joints, bones and connective tissue.
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The Muscle System

For Students 9th
In this biology worksheet, 9th graders define striated and identify if the muscles of chicken's leg are striated or smooth. Then they determine how the muscles of a chicken leg are attached to the bones. Students also cut muscles away...
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Bone and Joint

For Students 6th - 8th
In this health activity, students find the words that are found relating to bones and joints. The answers are found at the bottom of the page.
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Self Acceptance

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Students develop confidence about themselves. Students imagine they are a rubber ball and think about how strong they are inside themselves. They read a story about an elephant and a lion and reflect on questions provided. Finally,...
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Fracture Fundamentals: A Cheesy Analog

For Teachers 6th - Higher Ed
Students make small cuts (fracture nuclei) in processed cheese food and then apply stresses perpendicular or parallel to the cuts to see how fractures grow. They make predictions before each experiment and explain their results to the...