HUMAN BODY CLICKABLE  WORKSHEET

SKELETAL SYSTEM

DIRECTIONS:  Over the course of our science unit, you will need to complete the following skeletal activities.  In order to begin, click on the underlined text or picture to go to the site. Click "Back" to return to return the worksheet and questions, and "Forward" to return to the same site.

 

TOUR THE SKELETON!

Click on the lizard below to take you to the skeletal tour.  Once you get there, you will need to scroll to the bottom of the page to begin your tour

Find the following 12 highlighted words and write out the definitions on a separate sheet of paper: cartilage, vertebrae, rib cage, tarsal, metatarsal, phalanges, tendons, ulna, humerus, radius, membrane, and bone marrow.

PICK A BONE ANY BONE?

Click on the bones to take you to definitions of the bones in your body.

1. Your job is to pick five bones in your body.
2. Draw a picture of the bone.
3. Tell where the bone is located in the body.
4. Give the main function of that bone.
5.  Name another animal that has a similar bone in its body.

IS MY UNCLE A GORILLA???


Are you related to a Gorilla?  Here is one way to see how we are similar and different.  Click on COMPARATIVE ANATOMY and see what you think.  After comparing for a little while, create a Venn Diagram online. Click on Venn Diagram. Give it a title, your name, what is being compared.  Write down a bone and how it is alike or different.

INTERACTIVE SKELETON GAME


They pick the bone you pick the place. Go to INTERACTIVE GAMES and select the skeleton game.  Read the clue in the upper right corner to get you started.  If you need additional help, there is a hint below the bone.  Try the activity three times and record your percentage correct each time.

Trial 1 ______________________

Trial 2 ______________________

Trial 3 ______________________

FACTS ABOUT YOUR SKELETAL SYSTEM

There are many interesting facts about your skeleton. Click on SKELETON FACTS to find out some interesting information about your skeletal system.  Read the facts to see if you can answer theses five questions:
1. How many bones do you have at birth?

2.  Do all creatures have a spine?

3. What is bone marrow?

4. What fraction of our body is the femur?

5. Are your bones alive?
 

THE VIRTUAL SKELETON

In the VIRTUAL SKELETON, you will take a guided tour of the skeleton and its functions.

First, click on the English or Spanish version. 

Second click on the Bones Narrated section.

Third click on the Zoom In function to take a closer look at the bones that make up the different parts of the body. 

Could you name all the bones in your body?  Work with a partner and see how many you can name.

SKELETAL ACTIVITIES

Dig up some bones as you complete the BONE SEARCH.  Print out the bone search to complete.

Be a detective as you work on some BONE IDENTIFICATION.

 

SKELETON CONSTRUCTION



Mr. Bones has fallen apart. Click on Mr. Bones to try to put him back together.

 

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