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338 reviewed resources for skeletal systems

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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...
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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...
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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...
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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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Study Jams! Skeletal System

For Students 5th - 9th Standards
A dazzling display colorful computer-generated images, x-rays, and photographs create a comprehensive introduction to the skeletal system. With 12 slides in all, aspiring anatomists learn that there are 206 bones in the human body and...
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What is the Skeletal System?

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Students investigate the human skeletal system. In this biology lesson, students trace the outline of their body onto butcher paper and fill in the names of the bones. Students use an overhead transparency of the human skeletal system to...
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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...
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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...
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Skeletal System Crossword

For Students 6th - 9th
In this biology worksheet, students answer 14 questions related to the skeletal system using an interactive crossword puzzle.
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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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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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Skeletal System

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders explore the functions of the skeletal system. They collaborate in small groups to determine the function of the skeletal system, the types of joints and movement, bone strength and growth, and bone injuries including...
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Skeletal System And External Body Development Of A Full Term Fetus

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Students explore the skeletal system and external body development of a full term fetus. In this biology lesson plan, students learn that growth of a full-term fetus' skeletal system and external body parts become more detailed and...
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Skeletal System

For Students 6th - 8th
In this skeletal system graphic organizer activity, students use the 7 provided phases regarding the skeletal system to complete the concept map regarding the skeletal system.
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Skeletal System Quiz

For Students 7th - 12th
In this skeletal system quiz worksheet, students complete an on-line quiz, clicking on questions and matching answers, scoring 1 point for each correct answer. A printed version is available.
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Musculoskeletal System

For Teachers 7th - Higher Ed
Students study the skeletal system, how they function and their parts.  In this investigative lesson students complete a worksheet and a test after participating in an activity. 
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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.
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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.
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The Skeletal System

For Students 9th - 12th
Present your human biology with extensive coverage of the human skeletal system! In this short-answer worksheet, learners address the six functions of the skeletal system, different types of bone cells, types of bone, and the healing of...
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Our Skeletal System

For Teachers 3rd
Through a research project, learners explore the skeletal system. First, they name the purpose of the skeletal system, to provide support, protection, and movement. Then, they conduct research using the sites listed to find out...
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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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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, learners must cut them out and correctly...
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The Amazing Skeletal System

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
New ReviewA video sparks learners' interests in the skeletal system. After discussing the purpose of having bones, pupils examine a sample paper skeleton then build their own in pairs. Class members independently build a second skeleton, paying...
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Skeletal, Muscular, and Integumentary Systems

For Students 7th - 8th
In this skeletal, muscular, and integumentary system instructional activity, students answer questions that describe the skeletal system and its functions. Students answer a variety of formatted questions about the muscular and...

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