Refine Your Results

Content Curators

Grades

Subjects

Resource Types

Standards

124 resources with the concept the skeletal system

2 In 2 Collections
Lesson Planet

Life-Size Printout: Adult, Modern Homo Sapiens

For Teachers 1st - 12th Standards
A set of printable skeletons will make a perfect addition to any class learning about life science. With life-size displays of both an adult and juvenile skeleton, the educational resource will engage young scientists as they learn about...
Lesson Planet

Human Body Series - Bones, Muscles, and Joints

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
Strengthen understanding of the musculoskeletal system with a structured lesson! Begin with a discussion of bones, joints, and muscles. Have small groups read assigned articles and watch videos to gather information and then write a...
Lesson Planet

Essential Skeleton 2

For Students 6th - Higher Ed
Bone-up on the anatomy of the human skeletal system with this richly detailed application. From stapes to femur, and every bone in-between, find its anatomical position and read about its function and physical characteristics.
Lesson Planet

Utah Open Textbook: Biology

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Curriculum resources can be expensive—but not this one. An online textbook offers informational text for a complete high school Biology course. Topics include energy flow, body system, genetics, and evolution.
9 Items in Collection
Lesson Planet

Bones in your Body

For Teachers 3rd - 8th Standards
The ankle bone's connected to the leg bone. The leg bone's connected to the knee bone. The knee bone's connected to the...  Bones play a very important role in the function of our bodies. They protect our organs and provide support for...
6:27
Lesson Planet

Bending Fossils: Experiments In Paleontology (Harvard Adventures, Part 3)

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
How can we bend a fossil? Junior paleontologists explore the joint movements of extinct species in Brain Scoop's Fossils and Geology series. The narrator works with a paleontology curator to show the experiments performed on the...
Lesson Planet

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...
Lesson Planet

Space, Gravity, and the Human Body

For Teachers 5th - 12th Standards
What happens to the human skeleton when it has been in space for an extended time? What does a reduced-gravity environment do to our bodies? Can we learn about our own skeletons by taking apart a chicken carcass? Explore the concepts...
9:22
Lesson Planet

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...
10:37
Lesson Planet

The Skeletal System

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Humans have 54 bones in their hands, fingers, and wrists, allowing for a variety of movement. The 19th video in a series of 47 introduces learners to the anatomy of the skeletal system. The narrator teaches about flat, short, and...
Lesson Planet

What Makes Our Bones Strong?

For Teachers 10th - 12th Standards
So is that what you meant by rubber legs? The activity has pairs subject a chicken bone to vinegar and observe what happens over a period of days. Individuals then write up a lab report and document their observations and findings. 
Lesson Planet

Skeletal System Overview

For Teachers 10th - 12th Standards
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.
Lesson Planet

The Grand Challenge: Fix the Hip Challenge

For Teachers 10th - 12th Standards
It may be time to get to know the skeletons in your family. The first instructional activity in a series of 5, introduces the class to the concept of osteoporosis. The class members brainstorm possible causes and whether the family...
7:58
Lesson Planet

Skeletal System

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Adults' bodies are made of 206 bones, whereas babies have about 300 different bones or areas of cartilage. Pupils explore the difference between exo- and endo- skeletons in a video about the skeletal system. They then see how bones are...
13:11
Lesson Planet

The Skeletal System: It's ALIVE!

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
What is the differences between exo and endoskeletons? Viewers have an opportunity to see the structure inside our bones and explore bone remodeling with a video about cartilage and bone formation in the human body. 
8:22
Lesson Planet

Human Body Systems: The 11 Champions

For Students 7th - 12th
An informative video offers a brief overview of the 11 systems in the human body. It gives a brief description of each before pointing out their interdependence. 
Lesson Planet

The Skeletal and Muscular Systems

For Students 7th - 12th
Introduce future doctors to medical terminology and phrases associated with the skeletal and muscular systems. As they work through a series of worksheets and exercises, high schoolers apply their knowledge of the bones of the human body...
3:20
Lesson Planet

Biomechanical Modeling

For Students 5th - 12th Standards
What does modeling have to do with bones? A video introduces us to Dr. Prinold, a biomechanical engineer. Dr. Prinold is working at modeling the forces incurred on a child's ankle. The idea is that the model will help doctors understand...
Lesson Planet

Frog Dissection

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Young biologists discover what makes a frog tick with the help of these anatomy worksheets. Offering step-by-step instructions for completing the dissection process, these worksheets support students with correctly identifying major...
Lesson Planet

Human Skeleton Anatomy Activity

For Students 5th - 10th Standards
Young biologists piece together the puzzle of the human body with this simple anatomy worksheet. Presented with a picture of the human skeleton, students are challenged with the task of correctly identifying the 27 bones indicated on the...
2 In 2 Collections
Lesson Planet

Bones in Your Body

For Teachers 3rd - 8th Standards
The hip bone's connected to the...? Support young scientists with learning about the human skeleton with this fun skeletal system printable. Given pictures of the major bones in the human body, students must cut them out and correctly...
1 In 1 Collection
Lesson Planet

Skeletal Structures

For Teachers 5th - 8th Standards
What better way to study the structures of organisms than by creating a new being? After considering different types of skeletal supports (exoskeleton and endoskeleton), budding biogeneticists work together to create their own animals -...
2 In 2 Collections
Lesson Planet

The Skeleton

For Teachers 5th - 8th Standards
Don't be chicken to try a lesson plan that compares the anatomy of birds to humans. Read the background information so you don't have to wing it when it comes to the anatomy of a chicken. Prepare cooked chicken bones by soaking them in a...
1 In 1 Collection 1:30
Lesson Planet

How the Body Works: Bones

For Students 3rd - 8th Standards
Coming soon: A full-length video about bones. Don't disregard this in the meantime, however. It's a valuable introduction that you could insert into your lesson about the skeletal system. With a silly Texas accent, the narrator covers...